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Ayurveda And All - June 2013 issue
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Alcoholism: an abuse and addiction
Dr. B. SwapnA, Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. Namitha
Alcohol use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem not only for them but also for others, especially children and vulnerable groups, like women and elderly. This article highlights the intricacies of alcohol in the human body leading to the deleterious effects on self and society, and the social and medical approaches to curb the condition.
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Ayurveda and Cosmetology
Yuvan pidika (acne vulgaris) - beauty hampering disorder
Dr. Vikesh S. Gawhare
Teenagers all over the world spend huge amounts of money in order to solve the problem of their acne. But what they only manage to do is to reduce the surface problem, while the acne persists under the skin. Therefore, the acne problem recurs throughout the youth of the person. Here Ayurveda has an important role. Ayurveda treats acne at the root of the problem and not at the surface.
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Yoga
Yogic management of back ache
Dr. Yogitha Bali
Yoga is an Ancient Indian science and way of life which includes the practice of specific postures, regulated breathing and meditation. It is becoming a fast advancing and an effective therapeutic tool in physical, psychological and psychosomatic disorders. This article highlights the role of Yoga in the treatment of backache.
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Research
Ayurveda: from traditional use to scientific research
Vikrant Arya
Present form of Ayurveda is the outcome of continued scientific inputs that has gone in to the evolution of its principles, theories and protocol of healthy living and disease management. In this paper an attempt has been done to highlight various plants of Ayurveda and their exploration in the scientific research. The evidences of effect of different Ayurvedic plant extracts, formulations (herbal product, bhasmas etc) by in vitro, in vivo studies and clinical trials is extremely helpful in enhancing the wisdom of Ayurveda as evidence-based Indian system of medicine.
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Healthy Foods
Buttermilk- “takra”- the divine ayurvedic medicine
Dr. Sushant Sud
When the sun beats down on your head, or your acidity levels rise to alarming levels, treat yourself to a glass of cool, comforting buttermilk
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Tourism
A virgin hill town Lansdowne
Akash Kapoor
Lansdowne is an ideal destination for a lazy relaxing holiday. The salubrious weather and pristine environment leaves an immortal impact on the tourists.
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