About Dr Wasim

wasim Dr Wasim is in all certainty, the only preventive care and wellness physician in the country. A medical professional with an MBA and Post Graduate training in Allopathy as well as Alternative medicine, he strives to bridge the gap between modern medicine, traditional treatments and healthcare management. Specializing in preventive healthcare and wellness, Dr. Wasim uses a blend of traditional practices and modern medicine to aid prevention and management of chronic diseases and obesity. A firm believer of good food, lifestyle and health, Dr. Wasim has transformed his practice of medicine to one that keeps people healthy and happy, making wellness a way of life rather than an obligation.

After specializing in family medicine and certified by the Royal College of General Practitioners, London (UK), Dr. Wasim went on to study alternative medical streams. He also has a doctorate in Acupuncture by the prestigious Institute of Complementary Medicine, Sri Lanka and a Diploma in Ayurveda by the Ayurvedic Institute of Europe. He has garnered extensive experience from working with reputed institutions like Apollo Hospitals, Scriplogix (a US based medical marketing research company) and TechMed Healthcare, to name a few.

Dr. Wasim is a regular columnist and contributor to many reputed national publications. He is also an avid food blogger who is passionate about exploring diverse cuisines across the world. His blog Chennai Foodie has been widely appreciated by connoisseurs and foodies across the city.

QUOTES

America's health care system is in crisis precisely because we systematically neglect wellness and prevention.

- Tom Harkin

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

- Abraham Maslow

There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.

- Kenneth H. Cooper

Water is a only drink for a wise man

- Henry David

Your stomach is not a waste basket

- Anonymous

The ground work of all happiness is good health

– Leigh Hunt

"To insure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life

– William Londen

Improved diet and physical activity are more effective than medication in reducing the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes.

- New England Journal of Medicine