According to Ayurveda, gut health is everything. Gut health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, influencing various bodily functions, from digestion and nutrient absorption to immune system support and even mental health. Poor gut health is the cause of all diseases. Many factors can impact gut health, including diet, lifestyle, and medications.… Continue reading Three medicines that can affect your gut health
While we readily acknowledge and celebrate birth, the topics of diseases and death often evoke fear and discomfort. Similar to birth, death and diseases are inevitable aspects of life. While death is unavoidable, you can take preventive measures to resist one of the major causes of it – diseases! Why do you get diseases? Caraka… Continue reading Why do you get diseases?
Ayurveda defines strong immunity as a result of good digestion, strong Agni (digestive fire), good liver functioning and a balanced endocrine system. There are many natural foods available that help enhance your immunity. According to Ayurveda, you can add the following foods to your diet to boost your immune system: Amla (Indian gooseberry) Amla has… Continue reading 5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System
Recently, Celine Dion – the popular singer revealed that she has been diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome. For many, the name of the disease has been unheard of and there were many articles written following the reveal, giving information about the condition. What is Stiff Person Syndrome from an Ayurvedic point of view? Let’s find… Continue reading Stiff Person Syndrome through the Ayurvedic lens: What is it and how can it be treated?
Tongue is one of the sense organs; it is the organ of taste. But Ayurveda sees the tongue as a far more important tool that can be used for diagnosis. The tongue is considered the window of the inner system and that is why tongue assessment is an important part of Ayurvedic diagnosis. In Ayurveda,… Continue reading Let’s Assess Your Tongue the Ayurvedic Way!
Ayurveda, being the traditional system of medicine, is often compared with modern medicine. Not many people go for Ayurvedic treatment at the first chance. Many consider this as the last resort after having tried all other systems of medicine and failed. One of the main reasons is the lack of understanding of Ayurveda. As an… Continue reading 7 Truths I Wish More People Understood About Ayurveda
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
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?
According to Ayurveda, eating too many fruits is bad for you. You must limit your fruit consumption. I’ve previously discussed Amla, grapes, and pomegranate, and how all of these fruits are extremely beneficial to us in a variety of ways. Today, I’d like to introduce you to a fruit that is not only healthy, but… Continue reading One Ayurvedic fruit you can have everyday!