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Chronic Pain Management and Prevention in Ayurveda-Part 3


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Detox in Spring

Ayurvedic Detox in Spring 

    Time to spring into action. 
 Refresh, Revitalise and Renew.Its time to detox and cleanse.

   The ice and snow around us is melting and temperatures are beginning to rise, encouraging life to spring from the earth once again.

   After a long winter of indulging in comfort foods, sedentary lifestyle in winter you may need to press a reset button on your body for spring.
  A cleanse or detox is a wonderful way to kick start the body metabolism and introduce some healthy eating patterns that can continue through the warmer months.

Is Being Dairy free a right choice?-An Ayurvedic view

Is Being Dairy-Free a right choice?-An Ayurvedic view

       These days, in my experience, many people are choosing to go dairy-free,gluten free and some also wish to try the raw food diets etc..All fad diets of course….gaining popularity.
      But if we think over carefully,are we getting enough recommended levels of nutritional benefits from these diets?

   Dairy foods provide a unique package of nine essential nutrients,including calcium, potassium,phosphorus, protein,vitamins A,D and B12,riboflavin,and niacin.

Alcohol-An Ayurvedic Perspective

Alcohol -An Ayurvedic Perspective

      The festive spirit of Christmas is here again.Time to party with your loved ones,friends,and collegues too.This festive time also puts a great pressure on our body system.Lots of sweets,chocolates,mince pies,heavy dinners,and also lot of wine and spirits.
      Let,s see what Ayurveda has to say about alcohol intake.

    Alcohol has a long history of medicinal usage in Ayurveda,predominantly mentioned in the form of "Asavas and Arishtas"(fermented herbal infusions and decoctions).

Benefits of Linseed/Flaxseed

 Benefits of Linseed/Flaxseed

     Flax seeds or Linseed as they are also known have been used in Ayurvedic preparations for ages, because of their therapeutic properties.

     Flax plants have been used for years to produce a textile called linen from the plant fibres.The  garments made of linen are valued for their exceptional coolness and freshness in hot weather.

    But did you know this super food has loads of medicinal properties ?


Chronic Pain Management and Prevention in Ayurveda-Part 3

Chronic Pain Management and Prevention in Ayurveda -Part 3

     The combination of both Snehana (Abhyanga) and Swedana (application of the medicated
oil & medicated steam application ) is a clinically proven and effective non- invasive form of therapeutic measure in management of chronic /neuropathic pain.
     Ayurvedic Panchkarma treatments have been very effective and play a major role in treatment of Chronic Pain.

 Specialized Ayurvedic Panchkarma treatments:

Chronic pain management and Prevention in Ayurveda-Part 2

           Chronic pain management and Prevention in Ayurveda-Part 2

    Back pain /Low back pain is one of the most common conditions which is experienced by all age groups.

   Low back pain is referred to as Kati Shoola in Ayurveda, where Kati refers to ‘low back’ (hip region) and shoola refers to ‘pain’. And this physical condition is included under Vata Dosha imbalance disorders.

   The low back, or the lumbar area, of a human body provides structural support, movement, bending, extending or rotating at the waist and protection to certain body tissues, serving a number of important functions of the body.

Chronic Pain Management and Prevention in Ayurveda- Part 1

Chronic Pain Management and Prevention in Ayurveda- Part 1
         Chronic pain may arise from an initial injury, such as a back sprain, a serious accident, whiplash injury, or there may be an ongoing cause, such as illness.

     However, there may also be no clear cause. Other health problems, such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, decreased appetite, and mood changes, often accompany chronic pain. 

    Chronic pain often limits a person’s movements, which can reduce flexibility, strength, and stamina.

Ayurveda Tips to Healthy & Merry Christmas

Ayurveda Tips for Healthy & Merry Christmas

  Christmas is nearly here.

Thought of sharing a few tips to make this festive season even more enjoyable.

   Healthy eating:  
  • Ayurveda strongly states that the root cause of all illnesses is improper digestion. This is mainly because the partially digested particles remain in the system as toxic substances known as ama, which clogs our physical and mental channels functioning in the body.
  • When energy levels are low, it is tempting to snack on chocolates, biscuits, cakes or sweets that seem to be so abundant over Christmas.

Festival of Lights-Diwali-an Ayurvedic overview

Festival of Lights-Diwali-an Ayurvedic overview

   The festive atmosphere of Diwali has just begun.

    This Hindu festival, also known as Deepavali, meaning “rows of lamps” in Sanskrit, sees people decorating their homes with lamps (diyas).
     Relishing festive sweets and savoury dishes, bursting fire crackers, drawing rangoli art at the doorstep and exchange of colourful gifts for five days ,the atmosphere is filled with joy and enthusiasm.

   This  festival also marks the celebration, the triumph of light over dark and good over evil.

Ayurveda for Autumn

 Ayurveda for Autumn

         Autumn is here.As leaves begin to change colour,days are getting shorter and the   nights are also getting cooler.

    The change of seasons from summer to fall also brings changes to our health.

    Fall and winter are the peak times for constant headaches, runny nose, annoying cough, sore throat and tiredness making people's life a misery.

    Rain, strong wind and humidity variations are all factors that contribute to lowering our immune system.