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Ayurvedic & Yoga Articles

2012/2013

Panchakarma: Ayurvedic Detoxification & Rejuvination

Human body is wonderful in its natural healing capability. It continuously keeps rejuvenating itself. But whenever the Doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are severely imbalanced and the toxic substances are formed in large amou...

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Detoxification Through Ayurveda

Having enjoyed Christmas and New Year celebration, it’s that time of the year when everyone is planning for the best of 2013 including work, profession, health etc. Every one follows a de-tox plan with the aim of getti...

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2011/2012

AYURVEDA AND WEIGHT LOSS

Ayurveda sees weight gain as a Kapha disorder (overabundance of water and earth) with a weak digestive fire. Consumed food is not digested leading to toxin formation in the body. As a result most of it is being stored away a...

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PSORIASIS AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE

Ayurveda looks at skin as a ‘Fire’, or Pitta related organ. Skin therefore reacts very strongly to sunlight. One gets tanned, sun burnt or perhaps simply sensitive to too much sun. All skin ailments are considere...

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2009/2010

Shirodhara: The Signature Treatment of Ayurveda

One of the most common ailments seen now-a-days is stress. And as a result of stress people suffer from a wide range of conditions e.g. stress related hypertension, stress related digestive problems, stress related skin ailment...

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IBS: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Many people suffer from either constipation or diarrhoea at some point in life. Sometimes some people suffer from both constipation and diarrhoea and this can be termed as IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. When one suffers...

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Gentle Weight Loss with Ayurveda

By Dr Deepa Apté

Introduction: Ayurveda has mentioned eight types of bodies which are prone to various diseases. One of them is an over weight or obese body. Obesity can be described as a state of body with excess fat....

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Diabetes: An Ayurvedic Perspective

By Dr Deepa Apté

Diabetes: An Ayurvedic Approach

Ayurveda describes a group of diseases called Prameha which when translated into English means "Obstinate Urinary Disease". This group comprises of all conditions ...

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2007/2008

Digestion: Ayurvedic Perspective

The digestive system plays a very important role in Ayurveda and in its understanding about health and disease. Although Ayurveda does believe that all diseases and conditions first take its origin in mind, but on a more physic...

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Natural Beauty with Ayurveda

Ayurveda is the ancient medical science from India which covers all aspects of life including beauty. In India beauty is considered a blessing from God and it is our duty to keep our bodies and mind healthy and beautiful....

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Allergies: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Allergy is a disorder of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a hypersensitive immune system reacts to a common or unusual substance.

Allergy is a hypersensitivity to certain stimuli/articles like drugs, ...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Introduction:

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) also known as Myalgic Encaphilits is a debilitating disorder associated with excessive exhaustion accompanied with many variable signs and symptoms.

The important symp...

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Skin Disorders: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Dr Deepa Apté

Everyone wants to have a beautiful skin. But unfortunately several people suffer from different skin disorders. The most common of these are acne, eczema, psoriasis etc

According to Ayurveda all the ...

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2005/2006

Ayurvedic Way of Practising Yoga, Today's Therapist- July/ August 2005 - Issue 35

Every one has some idea of Yoga as it has become an integral part of health and fitness. But Yoga is not only about performing certain positions and breathing exercises. When combined with Ayurvedic principles, the effects of Y...

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Yoga For Your Body Type, Today's Therapist - May/June 2005

By Dr Deepa Apté

Whether it is food, lifestyle or exercise, the first question is - what is the correct practice for each individual? People have started realizing that each individual is unique hence t...

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Ayurveda & Yoga ,Today's Therapist January/February 2005 - Issue 32

Yoga is an extraordinary science of self realization and development and teaches us to develop our innate special qualities. It consists of physical postures, breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation. Ayurveda is the trad...

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2004

Helpful yogic practices in common ailments ,Today's Therapist - January/February 2004 - Issue 26

Yoga means unity and harmony. It is the union of the outer being with the inner self. It is the harmony between body, mind and soul. It can also be described as a science of self knowledge and a system of self healing.

A...

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Dealing with Stress ,Today's Therapist - March/April 2004 - Issue27

By Dr Deepa Apté

Introduction:
It is a well known fact that stress disorders are at an increase through out the world. The main reasons attributed to this are rapid urbanization, ove...

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The art of breathing ,Today's Therapist - May/June 2004 - Issue 28

By Dr Deepa Apté

Breathing is the most subconscious yet the most important activity in ones life. One can survive for a month without solid food, a week without fluids or sleep but hardly a few minutes without oxygen. C...

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Ayurveda and Yoga for You,Today's Therapist - September/October 2004 - Issue - 30

Relax your body, mind and soul

Introduction: With a busy life style and "too much on hands", one finds it very difficult to find time for himself.  It is even more difficult to find ...

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