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Ayurveda And All - November 2004 issue

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Menopause - the change of life
Ayurveda considers Menopause (Rajo-nivrutti) as one of the essential phase of a woman’s life which is indicative of the cessation of child bearing capacity. This phase is reported to bring in lot of minor or major health problems. Quite a few herbs/recipes have been recommended to take care of variety of problems/symptoms.
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Management of high blood pressure - ayurvedic approach
The treatment of high blood pressure or ‘Dhamni pratichey’ in ayurveda aims more at prevention and control through changes in lifestyle and diet. Learn the ayurvedic approach.
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Investment Opportunities In Ayurveda
Though the word Ayurveda sells like a hot cake all over the world, still our country, which is the mother of this ancient system generates a negligible turnover from its business. We need to explore more into the business prospects related to ayurveda.
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Br**st-feeding - the best option
Keeping your newborn on br**st feed is the best option and diet for your growing infant. It not only imporves the child’s immune system but is also a wholesome food for the child.
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Pregnancy and hypertension
Some women may become hypertensive while they are expecting, which may lead to difficult pregnancy and child birth. Dietary recommendations mentioned here can help avoid this condition.
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Burns and their treatment
Minor burns and scalds can be treated with Ayurvedic medicines. Serious burns need hospitalisation but use of certain quick home remedies can offer prompt relief.
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Gas - a laughing matter or a problem
Although having gas is common, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Understanding causes, ways to reduce symptoms, and treatment will help most people find relief.
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Assessing your constitution - II
Know your constitution to understand yourself better.
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Home remedies
Many a common conditions can be treated at home with some home based remedies. Here are a few common conditions treated with home remedies.
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Eating for digestive health
Ideally, the digestive process should occur swiftly and efficiently so that optimum nutritional value is obtained from the food we eat. Indigestion is the term commonly used to describe abdominal discomfort that occurs after eating. Dietary adjustments can provide a simple and effective remedy for a wide range of digestive symptoms.
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Natural aid for your teeth
Many diseases can be prevented if we take care of our bodies, including the teeth. You can prevent the diseases of teeth such as pyorrhoea and tooth decay if you give some extra attention to this important part of our body. Many natural products if used regularly maintain the strength and health of our teeth.
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How are exercises needful for a healthy life?
Regular activity has a number of proven positive health effects. It rejuvenates the body and refreshes the mind.
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Garlic benefits
Garlic is a natural antiseptic and has many other health benefits besides being good to your heart. Add garlic to the food you cook and enjoy a healthy life.
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Grow and eat oyster mushroom to keep fit (or remain healthy)
Cultivation of mushrooms is a wonderful experience and consumption of mushrooms helps to remain healthy.
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Book Review >> Page 52
Humor >> Page 56
Product Watch >> Page 57



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