Occupational health in information technology professionals - An Ayurvedic Purview

  • Dr. Poojarao G Final Year Post Graduate Scholar, Department of PG Studies in Swasthavritta, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Dr. Rudresh S Associate Professor, Department of PG Studies in Swasthavritta, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Dr. Sajitha K Professor & HOD, Department of PG Studies in Swasthavritta, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: RSI, Ocular disorders, Stress, Dinacharya, Ritucharya, Sadvritta, Achara Rasayana

Abstract

Occupational Health mainly aims at promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental, social wellbeing of workers in all occupations. Working environment is also important for a person, as he spends nearly 6-8 hours/day and about a minimum of 3 decades of his life span in his respective occupations. Now, around the world the occupational health personnel are witnessing the emergence of health-related problems in computer users. In the present era, younger generation is behind the technology and attractive job opportunities as it affects the total economy of the country. Some of the commonly seen health problems among them are Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI), Ocular disorders and Stress. The principles of Ayurveda are focusing on promoting health and preventing the diseases. In regards to this, following Dinacharya, Ritucharya, Sadvritta, Achara Rasayana have a major role to play in it. Thus, by adopting the regimes told by our Acharyas will contribute effectively in improving the quality of health and standards of living in Informational Technology Professionals.

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How to Cite
Dr. Poojarao G, Dr. Rudresh S, & Dr. Sajitha K. (2021). Occupational health in information technology professionals - An Ayurvedic Purview. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(3), 79 - 83. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1313
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