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With advancements in technology resulting in an easier lifestyle, there is a new epidemic, what doctors today are calling lifestyle diseases. "Lifestyle diseases" known, internationally, as ‘non-communicable diseases’ (NCD’s) or ‘chronic diseases of lifestyle’ (CDL) emerge from an inappropriate relationship of people with their environment. Lifestyle diseases account for a majority of the diseases that are common around the world today. Obesity, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, liver cirrhosis, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, allergies, hearing problems, depression, anxiety disorders, Alzheimer's disease, chronic backache are only a few of them. Since lifestyle diseases are a result of the lifestyle choices that we make, contributing factors are closely related. Lifestyle diseases characterize those diseases whose occurrence is primarily based on the daily habits of people and are a result of an inappropriate relationship of people with their environment. The main factors contributing to lifestyle diseases include bad food habits, physical inactivity, wrong body posture, and disturbed biological clock, poor lifestyle choices, environmental conditions etc.
Recognizing the seriousness of Lifestyle diseases and identifying the potential of AYUSH systems – Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy – in combating Lifestyle diseases, the focal theme of the 1st International AYUSH Conference & Exhibition Dubai is announced as “Lifestyle Diseases – Prevention & Management through AYUSH”

AYUSH systems understand the functioning of the human body as a whole. AYUSH offers various methods to cure and prevent lifestyle disorders by following medications, therapies, lifestyle modification, dietetics, detox therapies or with help of tonics. All the regimens are followed to achieve the homeostasis of the individual and not just counter the specific symptom.

A well-lived day is a medicine unto itself.