Dr. Alka Sharma, BAMS

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Dr. Alka Sharma, BAMS is an Ayurvedic practitioner and an avid learner of the field. She graduated with a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) from Dayanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar, Punjab in India. She has been practicing Ayurvedic medicine and doing related work for the last six years. She works as an independent consultant in Ayurveda through online consultancy services. She has a personal app on the Google play store where she consults patients on their health problems following the Ayurveda medical sciences. She additionally has a Masters degree in Business Administration for Health Sciences from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), India.

Ayurvedic Medicine: What It Is + Types Of Treatments

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Ayurvedic medicine is the world’s oldest known system of medicine. It originated around 5000 years ago in India and is now steadily gaining attention and popularity in the west. Ayurvedic treatments by certified practitioners have become commonplace now.  Ayurvedic medicine is accessible and available throughout the United States. Major cities …

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Understanding Prakriti + Vikrti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution

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Prakriti is a commonly used term in Ayurveda. Prakriti means one’s psychosomatic constitution or mind-body type. In Sanskrit, the word prakriti means nature. Vikriti is synonymous with a disorder, disease, or pathological manifestation. The concepts of prakriti or psychosomatic constitution and vikriti or disorder are significant in Ayurveda. They are …

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Talisadi Churna Benefits, Talisadi Powder, Tablet (Guti)

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Talisadi churna or talisadi powder is a popular classical Ayurvedic formulation. Various renowned Ayurvedic texts like Charaka Samhita and Ashtanga Hridaya have mentioned talisadi churna. It is a complete herbal formulation and talisadi churna benefits are listed below. Talisadi Powder + Vanshlochan (Wild Bamboo Resin) Talisadi powder has been a …

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Narcissism And Ayurvedic Medicine For Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)

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Narcissism (pathological) or Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is quite different then a healthy self-esteem, self-image and self-interest. Narcissism is defined as an excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one’s physical appearance. The Many Faces Of Narcissism In psychology, the term narcissism is used widely and doesn’t have a …

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Mahasudarshan Benefits (Sudarshan Churna), Ingredients, Powder, Tablet (Vati)

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Mahasudarshan churna and mahasudarshan ghan vati are popular Ayurvedic formulations. Both of these formulations are primarily used for treating various types of fevers. Mahasudarshan churna is simply a mahasudarshan powder. In classical Ayurvedic texts, this formulation is called sudarshan churna. Commercially, this formulation is known as mahasudarshan churna. Other Ayurvedic …

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Excessive Sweating Causes (Hyperhidrosis) + Ayurvedic Treatments, Remedies

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Sweating or perspiration is a normal bodily process. All mammals including humans have sweat glands in the skin that secrete a liquid called sweat. Sweat is mostly water along with trace amounts of electrolytes and minerals like sodium and potassium. Excessive sweating can have various causes but Ayurveda has remedies …

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Ashwagandha And Weight Management

Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng, is used as an Ayurvedic supplement very frequently. However, a commonly asked question is whether Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) interferes with one’s weight loss/weight gain goals or not. Well, find out the detailed answer in this article! Ashwagandha has been used extensively around the world …

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