If you or someone you know just recovered from COVID, kudos! The main threat is over, but you still have a huge hurdle to overcome – dealing with the aftereffects. The virus might have caused damage to both your physical and mental health without you even realising it. Now that you have recovered, it is… Continue reading Post-COVID Care‚ the Ayurveda Way
Alopecia areata (AA) is a medical condition where people lose hair in patches. In Ayurveda, we call it as “Indralupta”. Common presentations of Alopecia Areata Notice the exclamation mark hairs – a typical feature of Alopecia Areata Causes of Alopecia Areata according to modern science “The aetiology of AA is unknown, even though most evidence… Continue reading Let’s talk about Alopecia Areata
For centuries, we have been led to believe that Nadi pareeksha, or Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis, is required for Ayurvedic treatment. The truth is that none of the major Ayurvedic texts – Caraka Samhita, Ashtanga Hridaya, or Susruta Samhita – make any mention of Nadi Pareeksha.And, the Caraka Samhita was written in the second century BC.… Continue reading The truth about Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis
Do you suffer from hypothyroidism? We say in Ayurveda that food is medicine. I’ll tell you about one such food that can be used as medicine for hypothyroidism. This is a replacement for the medication you’re taking. However, this is one food that you should include in your diet on a daily basis. Moringa or… Continue reading Do you have Hypothyroidism?
For hair growth and shiny hair, this is my go-to hair mask with a secret Ayurvedic ingredient! Here is how to make it: Soak 3 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds overnight and make a paste with a little water. Add a whole egg (you can also use flaxseeds as replacement, but egg is egg) Add… Continue reading My Secret Ayurvedic Hair Mask
You might have seen many sources in the internet suggesting fruits for breakfast as part of a healthy diet. But Ayurveda has a different opinion. Here’s why. #1 Mornings are cold, dewy, and moist Fruits are cold, moist and slimy as well. What is cold, moist and slimy in our body? Kapha! #2 Fruits are… Continue reading 4 reasons why having fruits for breakfast is not a good idea
One can use Ayush-64 and Swasanandam tab – twice daily after food. Important! Your body is having fever, for a reason. It is your body’s instantaneous reaction to an infection. The moment you see a rise in temperature, doesn’t mean you should panic and reach for a Dolo! What you should be doing instead? First… Continue reading What is the replacement for paracetamol in Ayurveda during Covid?
I have seen many patients complaining about post-COVID hair fall. Here is all you need to know about it! About 90% of the hair fall post-COVID is due to a condition called Telogen Effluvium. Whenever the body is subjected to a phase of physical and emotional stress, it may lead to this condition. The good… Continue reading Hair fall post COVID