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Ayurveda And All - June 2014 issue
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Research
Clinical Study on Oligospermia
Dr. K.V. Narasimha Raju, Dr. B. Swapna
Ayurveda partakes the conservative treatment modalities and the success rate in Infertility, thereby creating its own effect through Vajikarana, thus ensuring clear results which are conducive enough to mankind. With this very impetus the compound Pushpadhanwa Ras which is having reference in Vajikarana prakarana of the conventional and comprehensive text Bhaishajya Ratnavali (also in Yogaratnakara) is considered.
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Ayurveda & Digestion
Ayurvedic Management of Digestive Disorders (Pacanasamathanagata Roga)
Dr. Madhavi Seetha
Ayurveda believes that digestive disorders occur due to altered lifestyle & faulty food habits. Inappropriate food includes inadequate food, and even hunger, undue amounts of both foods and water, wrong food amalgamation which result in poor appetite, indigestion, diarrhea and other digestive disorders. . Ayurveda offers a rational and scientific approach for determining correct diet, which is, based upon an individual’s constitution.
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Nutrition
Nutritional Epidemiology (Understanding the diet-disease relationship)
Dr. Abhishek MagotrA, Dr. Shivakumar
Nutritional epidemiology is a sub discipline of epidemiology and provides specific knowledge to nutritional science. It provides data about the diet-disease relationships that is transformed by Public Health Nutrition into the practice of prevention. There is great need to understand the concept, methods, uses and practical approaches of Nutritional epidemiology in order to play a important role in prevention of disease.
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Hypertension
Concept & Management of Hypertension
Kamath Nagaraj, Kulkarni Pratibha
The 21st century is described as the age of anxiety and stress. The modern man is constantly facing symbolic stress. This stress and strain of day to day life affects one’s bodily organs through several psycho-physical mechanism. The progress of medical science has helped us to conquer disease like plague, smallpox etc., but stress related diseases are rapidly increasing. Among the several psychosomatic diseases, the cardiovascular disorder like Hypertension is quite significant. ‘Hypertension’ (persistent raised arterial pressure) although, the handy literature is not observed in Ayurvedic classic, review of previous theoretical and clinical works on this topic point out certain mode of involvement of dosha and dushya in the genesis of it. Most of efforts shows a prime role of vata in association of remaining dosha pitta, kapha.
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Music Therapy
Indian Music: A Therapeutic Heritage
T.V. sairam
In the Indian systems of music-both in Hindustani and Carnatic drone is an essential requirement. The drone that emanates from tanpuras can be compared to the state of equilibrium as it fully represents the essence of the musical scale on which ragas can be conceived. Drone, offers the basic framework akin to a balanced mind, which has its inherent capacity to fall prey to emotional upheavals, ascendance or decadence, the same way a raga could meander.
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Sports Medicine
Role of Ayurveda Sports Medicine
Vaidya Lakshmi Anoop
Ayurveda is the traditional medical system of India that is primarily a health care system aimed at prevention and cure of illness. Ayurveda can assist in the recovery and healing process and is complementary to any ongoing treatment. Ayurveda can make to improve the effectiveness of sports medicine as a whole. Ayurveda could revolutionize and contribute a great deal to the sports medicine with systematic and dedicated research
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Pharmacology
Lipids Containing Ayurvedic Drugs
Pushpinder, Vikrant Arya
This article provides us information about some of the lipid containing Ayurvedic crude drugs.
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Healthy Eating
The Bitter Taste of Sugar
Gagan Dhir
Remember that sugar is just an acquired taste, and those two minutes of pleasure now are not worth the pain later. These tips will help you control your sugar intake, besides setting you on the road to a healthier sugar-free life.
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Ayurveda and Cholesterol
Keep Your Cholesterol Levels at Bay with Ayurveda
Dr. rajendra kumar & Dr. K.Y. Iyer
Cholesterol build up is the most common cause of heart disease, and it heppens so slowly that you are not even aware of it. Almost every one can benefit from lowering his or her cholesterol levels. So keep your cholesterol levels at bay.
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