Health Redefined

Vibrancy Beyond
the Absence of Disease

Health is more than just the absence of disease, it's the vibrant enjoyment of life. The World Health Organization emphasises a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. The Murthy Clinic utilise the principles of Functional Medicine and Ayurveda to elevate your health to the next level.

By identifying and reversing risk factors, Dr Vijay Murthy and the team not only aim to prevent illness but also to optimise health and vitality.

Lifestyle Dynamics

The Essence of Wellbeing

Our lifestyles lay the foundation for our individual health.

Key elements such as good quality sleep, regular physical activity, meaningful social connections, exposure to sunlight, and immersion in fresh air, are not just beneficial, they are essential for health.

The Murthy Clinic integrated approach draws from Functional Medicine's focus on lifestyle factors and Ayurveda's ancient wisdom of living in harmony with nature, enhancing health, fostering resilience with a profound sense of wellness.

The Power of Nutrition

Nutritional Wisdom:
Nourishment for Body & Soul

What we eat, how we eat, and who we share our meals with are pivotal to our individual health.

Nutritious food choices, tailored to our individual needs, whether plant based or inclusive of meat, real food is prioritised by The Murthy Clinic over ultra processed options.

Ayurveda teaches us the significance of eating with awareness and gratitude, promoting digestion and assimilation. In synchrony with Functional Medicine, The Murthy Clinic emphasis is on both timing and setting of meals, advocating for mindful eating practices that nurture both body and mind and so overall health.

The Vitality of Movement

Embracing Activity:
Energising Body & Mind

Staying physically active is a cornerstone of health, invigorating both the body and the mind. Movement, tailored to each individuals abilities and interests, is not just a routine, but a celebration of what our bodies can achieve.

Ayurveda highlights the importance of regular movement to balance our doshas and enhance Prana, (our vital life force). Functional Medicine reinforces this by linking physical activity to improved metabolic function, mood, and cognitive health.

The Murthy Clinic advocate a life where movement is woven seamlessly into daily rituals, energising a natural state of wellbeing that is best for you and your individual health needs.

The Restorative Power of Sleep

Sleep: The Keystone of Chronic Illness Prevention

Restful sleep is the unsung hero in the quest for optimum health, acting as a powerful regulator of wellbeing. Quality deep, uninterrupted and in sync with nature’s rhythms, sleep is crucial for cognitive function, emotional balance, and physical health.

The Murthy Clinic understands that chronic sleep deprivation is linked to a host of illnesses, from heart disease and stroke to diabetes and obesity. Whereas excessive sleep, and not feeling rested on awaking can be an indicator of poor mental health.

Ayurveda reveres sleep as one of the three pillars of life, while Functional Medicine examines sleep patterns to uncover and treat the underlying causes of chronic conditions. Together, they advocate a holistic approach to sleep hygiene, emphasising the need for a serene environment and a consistent routine, thus ensuring that each night’s rest contributes to the body’s natural healing and rejuvenation processes.

Social Harmony: The Heartbeat of Health & Recovery

The fabric of our wellbeing is interwoven with the quality of our social bonds. The Murthy Clinic examines scientific evidence that underscores the role of social connectedness in maintaining health and facilitating recovery from illness. For instance, robust social networks have been linked to enhanced immune function, reduced inflammation, and lower rates of depression. Just as a supportive social environment can accelerate post-surgical recovery, isolation can conversely impede healing and exacerbate chronic conditions.

Ayurveda celebrates community and shared experiences as a source of Ojas (vitality), while Functional Medicine acknowledges the physiological impact of social relationships. Both argue that strong connections are a fundamental need for health and a resilient life.

The Strength of Stress Resilience

Stress Mastery:
The Shield of Wellness

The ability to navigate life's pressures is a critical determinant of health. Stress resilience acts as a buffer against the ailments that modern life often precipitates. Research illustrates that individuals with robust coping mechanisms, can better manage the biochemical turmoil stress inflicts, reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as hypertension and heart disease. Ayurveda teaches the need to cultivate inner peace through meditation and mindfulness, while Functional Medicine provides tools to unravel the stress response, helping to promote a balanced autonomic nervous system.

Dr Vijay Murthy and the team understand that embracing stress resilience is not merely about enduring adversity but transforming stress into a catalyst for growth and vitality, not alone but with the help of The Murthy Clinic.

Avoiding Harmful Substances

Eradicating Toxins: The Pillar of Health & Regeneration

Our health's integrity is closely bound to exposure, and avoidance of harmful substances. The Murthy Clinic team studying scientific research, understand the importance of minimising contact with toxic chemicals and pollutants in preserving health and aiding recovery from diseases. For example, reducing exposure to airborne pollutants and synthetic additives in foods has been associated with improved respiratory function, enhanced metabolic health, and a decrease in the risk of chronic diseases. Much like how a clean environment can bolster recovery processes and strengthen immune responses, continual exposure to harmful substances can undermine health and even aggravate existing health issues.

Ayurveda emphasises purity in food and environment as a means to nurture Prana (life force), while Functional Medicine focuses on the elimination of toxins from the body and environment. Both advocate for a deliberate reduction in toxin exposure as a crucial strategy for maintaining health and fostering a vibrant life.

The Murthy Clinic aim to create a dynamic balance that allows you not merely survive but to thrive, working together, Dr Vijay Murthy can help you understand, through testing, your individual toxic load and work out a treatment plan to reduce this and improve your health.

Dr Vijay Murthy

The Murthy Clinic

Harley Street Dr Limited

23 Harley Street