Ayurveda, the "science of life" is a system of traditional medicine native to India and practiced in other parts of the world as a form of Alternative Medicine.  In Sanskrit, the word Ayurveda consists of the words ayus, meaning 'life', and veda, meaning 'related to knowledge' or 'science'.  Ayurvedic practitioners also identified a number of medicinal preparations and surgical procedures for curing various ailments and diseases.
As per Indian heritage and science, and the Ayurvedic system, the prevention of all types of disease has a prominent place in treatment, including restructuring one's lifestyle to align with the course of nature and the four seasons to guarantee complete wellness.