Skin Care with Ayurveda

From an Ayurvedic view, summer is the season when sun is strong and increases heat in the body, which is one of the main causative factors of skin problems. To ensure your skin remains healthy in this scorching heat, you need to take good care of it by using the right remedies. Understanding the Skin […]

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High Blood Pressure – The Silent Killer

According to the World Health Organization, one in three adults has high blood pressure, a condition also called the “silent killer” because it usually has no symptoms. If not controlled over time, high blood pressure can affect not only your heart and blood vessels but also other organs, making them function not as well as […]

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Ayurvedic approach to Osteoporosis

By definition, osteoporosis means “porous bones”, where the bones become so weak and brittle that a fall, or even a mild stress such as bending, sneezing or coughing, can result in a bone fracture. There are a number of treatments commonly used to stop bone loss and to preserve bone mass, however, none of these […]

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Health Benefits of Massage

Everyone enjoys a visit to the Spa and the pampering and relaxation you experience after a good massage. While there are great psychological benefits, let’s explore the direct physical benefits you can obtain from a periodic massage treatment. While massage has gained terrain over the years and is now considered part of complementary or alternative […]

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Yoga and Arthritis

Yoga postures and breathing techniques are one of the best forms of movement and breathing therapies to help reduce pain, especially for those suffering from arthritis. When people are in pain, their tendency is to reduce or stop certain movement, or shorten their breath while engaged in painful motion. Such responses to arthritic pain can […]

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Seasoning the Season!

In previous articles, I have written about the importance of the tastes in our diet and how Ayurveda uses the different herbs and spices in nature to balance our physical chemistry and to provide a complete nourishment to our organs and tissues. Thinking about this approach to healthy eating, this is a great time in […]

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Ayurveda and Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association reports over 25 million people in the U.S. have the disease.  Moreover, diabetes is a major cause of kidney failure, joint pain, impotency, blindness, nerve damage and sexual/urologic problems.  Although diabetes is mainly a problem of insulin production or engagement, the regulation of blood glucose is constantly influenced by the dynamic […]

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Ayurvedic Approach to Cancer

Cancer, almost every person has been affected directly or indirectly by this dreaded disease.  The modern medical model explains cancer as the structural change of the cells resulting in unrestrained growth.  While science may claim the success rate of the related treatments has increased, the life-altering side effects and levels of toxicity these treatments generate […]

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Demystifying Oil Pulling

Recently, there has been an explosive interest in several publications, in the Internet and TV programs about the ancient practice of “oil pulling”. Once again, the wisdom of Ayurveda surprises us with the efficacy of its traditions. Let’s explore this recommended daily practice and the many benefits it can bring to you… The process Every […]

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Ayurvedic Approach to Seasonal Allergies

Allergies affect a large percentage of the population and can significantly limit our daily activities. Although the body can manifest allergic reactions to many things, including food, medicines, and other external agent, in this article we will discuss the common phenomenon of environmental or seasonal allergies. You may wonder why one person can spend an […]

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