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Ayurveda And All - September 2008 issue
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Running away from Aging
Dr. Charminder Kaur
Aging is a continuous process from birth to death, which encompasses physical, social, psychological, and spiritual changes. Although aging is an ongoing process, the value of aging is seen differently at different points in the process. The three pillars of life — diet, sleep and discipline — form the foundation on which ayurveda says you can build good health and longevity.
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AyurvedA and Pain
Fibromyalgia - A Painful Disorder
Dr. Paritosh Tyagi
Fibromyalgia is a painful disorder. Though not life threatening, it can hamper the quality of a person’s life. Ayurvedic management of this disorder includes various therapies, lifestyle management and dietary changes.
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Herbs
Ashwagandha : A Powerful Aphrodisiac
Dr. Mukul Anand
Ashwagandha, also known as “Winter Cherry,” improves the body’s ability to maintain physical effort and helps the body adapt to various types of stress. Perhaps the most famous Ayurvedic rejuvenative botanical used in many tonics and formulas, Ashwagandha is a rejuvenative that helps maintain proper nourishment of the tissues, particularly muscle and bone, while supporting the proper function of the adrenals and reproductive system.
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Music Therapy
Music in Pain Management
Dr. T. V. Sairam
Researches suggest that music has amazing effects in relieving pain in many a painful conditions. Music has effective role in pain management and must be used as a tool for managing pain.
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AyurvedA and Women
Gastrointestinal Disorders During Pregnancy
Dr. Preeti Dass
Gastrointestinal symptoms are extremely common during pregnancy. Increased levels of female s*x hormones contribute to symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, vomiting and constipation. If these symptoms do not respond adequately to lifestyle and dietary changes, drug therapy is often required to improve quality of life and to prevent complications.
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AyurvedA and Blood Pressure
Hypertension-A Silent Assasin
Dr. Ankita
Elevated blood pressure is a silent killer. Management of blood pressure can be done through various natural means. Ayurveda suggests many such natural ways by which one can keep a check on his blood pressure.
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Herbs
Tagara, A Herb of Value
Tagara or Valeriana wallichi is a herb well known for its tranquilizing effect. Besides improving sleep quality Tagara is also used for treating nervous headaches irritability, epilepsy, hysteria, vertigo and convulsions.
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