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Ayurveda And All - September 2007 issue

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Uplift your Mood with Ayurveda
Dr. Preeti Dass
While it’s normal for people to experience ups and downs during their lives, those who have clinical depression experience specific symptoms daily for two weeks or more, making it difficult to function at work, at school, or in relationships. According to ayurveda imbalance in the three doshas causes depression. Treatment for depression in ayurveda aims at restoring this lost balance.
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Ayurvedic Concepts
The Three Pillars of Health - Food, Sleep and Disciplined life

Dr. V. S. Chauhan
A verse has been mentioned which speaks of the broad outline of healthy daily routine. One who sleeps on his left side, eats twice only, urinates six times, evacuates twice and indulges in s*x-activity slightly will live for a hundred years. These are said to be the pillars of health: food, sleep and Brahmacharya, i.e. a disciplined life-style.
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Ayurveda and Children
Skin Allergy in Children

Dr. Paritosh Tayagi
What are hives? What are the symptoms of hives and what causes hives? Read all about this skin condition in children and ways to cope with it naturally.
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Ayurveda and women
The effect of Anemia in Early Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes

Dr. Charminder Kaur
Iron deficiency anemia is the most common pregnancy related disorder. Severe anemia may have adverse effects on the mother and the fetus. Learn the ways to prevent and manage anemia during pregnancy.
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Music Therapy
Music Therapy Research and Practice in India: A Status Report

Dr. T. V. Sairam
Raga Chikitsa is one text elaborating the qualities of Indian ragas. Thus the idea that music could be healing has remained a strong belief system in the sub-continent.
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Music Therapy
Get the anxiety out of you with the help of Ayurveda

Dr. K. Y. Iyer
Ayurvedic treatment of anxiety disorder would involve curbing aggravated prana vata and increasing sattva guna, which envisages a stable and peaceful mind through self-realization and self-control, and appropriate changes in diet and lifestyle.
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Letter to the editor >> Page 8
FAQ >> Page 9
Book Review >> Page 57



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