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Ayurveda And All - January 2014 issue
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Myths and Facts
Ayurveda Comes Clean Through Myths and Facts: Find to Mind
Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. B. Swapna
World is being lured towards Ayurvedic life science due to its promising content for a perfect healthy living. The present status of Ayurveda as a health care system is because of substantiation and rationality behind the very explanations contained in it. Though age old, time tested and holistic, Ayurveda needs vindication in order to properly disseminate the potential and healthy life sustaining principles. Present article highlights the common Myths borne by human community towards Ayurveda, and the Facts of Ayurvedic health care system.
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Focus
Integrated Approach Towards Tamaka Swasa (Bronchial Asthma)
Kamath Nagaraj, Arjun Ram, Kulkarni Pratibha
Asthma is an extremely common disorder affecting men and women equally. Nearly 5-10% of the world’s population at some stage during life suffers from asthma. The disease can occur at any age, but in a majority it starts before the age of 10 years. It is more common among boys up to the time of adolescence. Here is the Ayurvedic management of asthma.
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Pharmacology
Antioxidant Plants Having Neuroprotective Activity
Vikrant Arya, Churamani
This article gives a brief account on antioxidant plants having Neuroprotective activity
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Mother and Children
Mother and Child Care as in Ayurveda
Dr. Vijay Singh Chauhan
A Bird’s Eye View on the care of an Expectant Mother, a mother during Child Birth and the protective care of an Infant - Ayurvedic View Points.
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Ayurveda and Geriatrics
Elderly Orthopaedic Problems and their Treatment
Dr. Madhavi Seetha
Musculoskeletal problems cause a huge burden of pain and physical disability in older people. The most important functional impairments include the marked loss of muscle strength, reduced range of movements of the spine and peripheral joints, and loss of joint proprioception causative to problem of balance. In addition, spinal osteoporosis causes progressive kyphotic abnormality and height loss. The key symptoms include the elderly there is also a very high prevalence of musculoskeletal pain for example, some 25 percent of those individuals over the age of 55 years of recent knee pain. Stiffness and difficulty in initiating movement are almost common in those over the age of 70 years.
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History
How was Susruta’s Nasasandhana Developed into Rhinoplasty? - A History
Dr. Yogitha Bali
Delve into the amazing history of how the ancient Susruta’s Nasasandhana was adopted as the modern day rhinoplasty.
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Ayurveda and Arthritis
Management of Aamvata i.e., Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Premkumar Badwaik
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. The nagging pains and physical limitations of more than 100 forms of arthritis are common to millions of people. There is nobody who has not suffered from pain in his life. As it is said that Prevention is better than cure, so it is better to cure this disease in earlier stage rather than in late stage. Management of this disease can be easily possible by particular yogasana and pranayam.
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REGULAR SECTIONS
Book Review >> Page 22
Home Remedies >> Page 36

 

 

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