The two actions of stimulation and nourishment are like levers to affect our physiology to guide it towards balance and health. Balance in our physiology engenders an internal feeling of peace, strength, vitality and bliss. As we press and pull these levers through various means of our daily routines, we can build a foundation of optimal health, well-being, and longevity.
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The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia outlines hundreds of formulations that are based in form of herbal ghee, herbal oils and animal fats. Like love, oil is capable of transcending boundaries, it brings things together, heals wounds, it is nourishing, soothing and comforting, helps resolving conflict, bringing peace, etc. Oils penetrate every tissue of the body, therefore support in strengthening and anti-aging effects on every tissue on the body.
Ayurvedic medicine emphasizes that the “time of eating” is the most important factor for consistent and effective digestion; the next most important factor is “fasting or bowel rest”. We focus on these routines as part of following the rhythms of Nature to create a rhythm for our bodies. We are finally able to understand the basis of this ancient wisdom through lens of modern science.
This article provide guidance on supplements, diet, and other precautions in prevention of COVID-19 infections and related symptomatic aggravations. These recommendations are based on Ayurvedic-Naturopathic principles of care. They should not be considered treatments. In case of illness, please contact your provider or Dr. Anup for guidance.
Panchakarma is an important part of treating a difficult and complex disease like Parkinson’s. Considering, neurological damage is fairly advanced when the symptoms appear; also, toxic lewy bodies and other degenerative protein plaque has taken hold of neural pathways, treatment begins with a deep cleanse. This is followed by body and internal therapies to help nourish and restore the body/mind/spirit.
The growing trend of chronic diseases in United States calls for creative approaches to delivering medicine to the whole body. For such creativity, my tendency is to always look at what has worked in the past, then improve on it. For this reason, I studied Ayurveda, a 5000 year old system of medicine, and sought
As we age, our system begins to show greater signs of wear and decline. This is a grim and challenging reality faced by all aging adults. Whether we choose to ignore it, embrace it, or fight like hell, we all experience decline as natural part of the aging process. As the population of baby-boomer generation
Ayurveda calls on us to have broad focus. It calls the healer to meet the whole person and treat the whole person. The challenge that most medicines do not address it by trying to understand the individual and tracking the development of disease in them. While all physicians have a standardized understanding of physiology, there
Dis-ease is caused by dysregulation or malfunction of what is otherwise normal physiological activity. People may begin to perceive this as simple experiences of fatigue, indigestion, gas/bloating, disturbed sleep, physical restlessness. In the beginning these are very subtle conditions. They come and go without a peculiar pattern or cause. They don’t necessarily stop us from