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Ayurveda And All - July 2012 issue
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An Aim for a World, Free From Anemia
Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. B. Swapna
Basic knowledge of anemia, recent advancements in its therapeutic approaches and contributions of the complementary therapies establishes comprehensive approach towards the disease. Nevertheless, a right diet remains a straight fight to combat anaemia.
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Eye Care
Eye Care during Monsoons
Dr. Preeti Dass
Monsoon brings with it a host of infections that affect the eyes and causes pain and discomfort. As we read along let’s identify some common ailments, find out how to address them and then some general eye care tips for the monsoons.
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Pranayama
Effects of Pranayama - Physiological Aspect
Dr. Pradnya D. Dandekar
“Pranayama is control of Breath”. “Prana” is Breath or vital energy in the body. On subtle levels prana represents the pranic energy responsible for life or life force, and “ayama” means control. So Pranayama is “Control of Breath”. One can control the rhythms of pranic energy with pranayama and achieve healthy body and mind.
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Summer Ailments
About Diarrhea-The Most Common Summer Ailment
Dr. Paritosh Tyagi
Diarrhea is a common problem, especially in the months of summer. This article presents simple ways to prevent and cure diarrhea with simple Ayurvedic remedies.
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Music Therapy
Gamaka, the Emotional Support Element in Raga Therapy
Dr. T.V. Sairam
In this article, the focus is on a very essential feature conceived in Indian classical music traditions, namely, gamaka, which is capable of oscillating and/or massaging the mind which gets hardened or sick due to environmental pressures and life- situations.
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First Aid
Can Ayurveda Treat Haemorrhage with First-Aid?
Dr. Yogitha Bali
Here an attempt has been made to explore about external haemorrhage and its management through first aid measures explained by Sushrutha which comes under shalya tantra branch of Ayurveda. This if applied practically and studied scientifically will definitely be useful for the society.
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Ayurveda for all seasons
Cool Yourself this Summer
Dr. Ankita
Summer is here which is a pitta season so you need to balance pitta in this hot weather. Here are a few Ayurvedic tips to stay cool naturally and healthfully.
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