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Ayurveda And All - April 2012 issue
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Understand Thyroid – A Functional Myriad, and Clear Skepticism on Hypothyroidism
Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. B. Swapna
Thyroid Disease is a hidden epidemic and arguably, among the commonest endocrine disorders worldwide. An estimated 108 million people in India suffer from endocrine and metabolic disorders among which 42 million people suffer from thyroid diseases. Early diagnosis and treatment remains the cornerstone of management.
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Healing Naturally
Fight Respiratory Diseases Naturally
Dr. S.K. Singh
Giving your best shots with your daily routines will not be possible without a healthy respiratory system. This system of your body is responsible for the smooth exchange of air in your body. Without the proper exchange of air, your body will become weak and will eventually be prone to respiratory diseases that may hamper the success of your daily routines. How do you maintain a healthy respiratory system? Here is how to keep a healthy respiratory system.
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Gout
Understanding Gout (Vatarakta)
Dr. Vikram Dev Singh
Gout is an inflammatory response to the deposition of MSUM crystals in the soft tissues of the joints manifesting as acute arthritis, synovitis, tophaceous deposits, renal disease and hypertension. Hyperuricaemia (Serum uric acid concentration greater than 7.0 mg/dl in males and 6.0 mg/dl in females) is the major determinant of risk of developing gout. This is a brief presentation on gout and its Ayurvedic management.
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Nature’s Wonders
Sugarcane for Instant Energy
Chitra Malik
Cane juice is a natural high-energy drink, which makes it a healthy alternative to refined sugar added drinks. The health and nutrition benefits that result from consuming sugarcane, in the raw form as well as in the form of juice, have been listed in this article.
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Festivals of India
The Navratri, The Festival of Nine Nights
S. N. Sharma
Navratri is one of the most important festivals of India. The festival is celebrated with true devotion and purity all over the country. People from various sections of the society irrespective of caste and creed celebrate this festival by visiting temples and offering pujas at the Mother’s feet.“Nava-ratri” literally means “nine nights.” This festival is observed twice a year, once in the beginning of summer and again at the onset of winter.
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