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Ayurveda And All - February 2014 issue
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Concepts & Management of Silent Killer – Diabetes Mellitus
Kamath Nagaraj, Patel Yashesh, A N Jayaprakash
Diabetes has been described as an epidemic, but predications for future increases in prevalence, especially in developing countries point to a major health care crisis for the future. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. The eminent ancient ayurvedists, Charaka, Sushruta & Vagbhatta considered the body constitution and strength of the body of the patient when dealing with the management aspect.
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Clinical Ayurveda
Sadhyo Vamana (Stat-emesis) For Alcohol De-addiction: A Clinical Experience
Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. B. Swapna
As seen in the nature of the addiction process many factors contribute to the development of addiction to alcohol. When patient tries to quit the addiction it may be very difficult for him, super added by the unbearable discomforts posed by withdrawal symptoms. Hence a multidimensional approach involving detoxification, counseling & psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy and self-help are necessary to obtain a comprehensive care targeting patient’s mind and body. Sadhyo vamana karma has contributed much to the abstinence capacity of the addicts by imparting aversion towards alcoholic beverage, detoxifying the body and reducing the severity of withdrawal symptoms.
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Ayurvedic Pharmacology
Emphasis on – Adverse Drug Effect of Ayurvedic Formulations
Dr. Gurusiddeshwar, J. Kalyanimath, Dr. Anita.M.G, Dr. Ashwini kumar. B, Dr. Sharanesh.T, Dr. Naveen. K., Dr. Chaitra
Aoushadi is one among Chikitsa Chatuspaadaas it should be used in proper guidelines, if we failed to follow proper guidelines it may leads some adverse drug effects. Write from identification till administration of Oushada if physician fails among these methods leads to undesirable effect (toxic effect). Read on to know more...
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Herbs
Raspberry
Swati Sharma, Sweta Kumari, Vikrant Arya
For many, eating a bowl of fresh raspberries is one of summer’s tasty pleasures. Vividly colored and refreshingly sweet, juicy and satisfying to eat, raspberries also offer a bounty of health benefits, from helping control weight to possibly helping prevent cancer. Although it’s hard to beat the flavor and texture of fresh raspberries, raspberries can be frozen, freeze-dried, and even dried and powdered without losing their nutritive value.
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Dietary Supplement
Spirulina - A Nature Boon for Undernutrition
Dr Anil Kumar Puli, Dr Shivprasadh Chiplunker, Shirish S Shebastian, Dr Rajesh Savera
Spirulina is a natural balanced diet which nature given as a boon to world population. It will effectively work in all stages of nutrition deficiency, in all age groups with so many associated benefits. Thousand of researches provided a strong evidence to spirulina, it is most potent food for past, present and future generation.
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Ayurvedic Therapies
Therapeutic Uses of Panchakarma
Dr. Madhavi Seetha
Panchakarma treatment can accomplish urgent need on global level. If these unique procedures are employed expertly, properly and in rationalized method, these become safe, effective for prevention & management of disorders occurs due to faulty lifestyle and ecological condition worldwide. It can also improve quality of life.
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Herbs
Ten Herbs for Cooking
Dr. Mukul Anand
This article presents guidelines for cooking using various herbs to obtain their health benefits
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Yoga
Does Yoga relieve Stress?
Dr. Yogitha J EbnezarThis article emphasizes on the role of yoga in relieving stress through established clinical studies.
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Ayurvedic Nutrition
Soups in Ayurveda
Priya.K, Gazala Hussain, Reshma.M. Saokar
Ahara plays an important role in the maintenance of health & for prevention & cure of diseases. The Ahara kalpanas , yusha & yavagu are commonly used kalpanas. Though these are widely used the role of Ahara in vyadhiharana is not properly acknowledged. This section contains recipes of some soups which are not only going to treat the taste buds but warm up your shivering bones &body
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Home Remedies
Dr. Mukul Anand
Despite all of the latest technology and  galleries full of products that have launched in the recent past to curb the hair fall problem, the most effective of remedies for hair fall is still the most effective. Here are some hair fall home remedies you can try.
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