Health Conditions

Urustambha Causes, Symptoms, Warning Signs + Ayurvedic Treatments For Thigh Pain

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The word ‘urustambha’ consists of two words ‘uru‘ and ‘stambha‘. Uru means thighs and stambha means cramping or spasticity. This condition causes pain in the thighs or calves among other symptoms. Let’s look at Ayurvedic remedies and treatments for thigh and calf pain (urustambha). In the classical Ayurvedic medical text …

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What Is Amenorrhea? Causes, Management + Ayurvedic Remedies For Amenorrhea

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What is Amenorrhea? The term amenorrhea means the absence of menstruation. In this article, we’ll be focusing on how Ayurvedic treatments and remedies can help in managing amenorrhea. The term is used to characterize the absence of a menstrual periods/cycle (for 2-3 consecutive months) in women and adolescent girls.1  Types …

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Ajirna: An Ayurvedic Perspective on Indigestion + Ayurvedic Remedies

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Whether it is heartburn, stomach ache, malabsorption, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, ulceration or other GI conditions, most people experience some manifestation of indigestion (ajirna) in their lives. Here, we take a look at the causes and Ayurvedic remedies for indigestion. From an Ayurvedic perspective, the root cause of these indigestion symptoms …

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Does Ghee Raise Cholesterol?

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Hyperlipidemia is the elevation of lipids (fats) in the bloodstream. These lipids include cholesterol, cholesterol esters (compounds), phospholipids, and triglycerides. Does Ghee raise cholesterol? Read on to find out! Hyperlipidemia or elevated lipids lead to atherosclerosis (blockage) of the heart’s vessels leading to vascular diseases. Hyperlipidemias may be associated with …

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Graves’ Disease Causes + Ayurvedic Treatments For Hyperthyroidism

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Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism or an overactive thyroid. Ayurveda recommends various remedies and treatments for thyroid conditions like hyperthyroidism.  What Is Graves’ Disease? The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck.  Thyroid hormones control how your body uses energy …

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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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Hyperpigmentation Causes, Management + Ayurvedic Home Remedies

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Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition. Some parts of the skin become darker compared to the immediate surrounding skin. Hyperpigmentation causes are diverse. Topical management is available but try also the Ayurvedic home remedies for hyperpigmentation. Let’s First Talk About Melanin When melanin production increases in the skin and an …

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Heat Exhaustion: Signs, Treatment, Causes, Prevention + Refreshing Recipes

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Heat exhaustion is a condition that occurs when the body overheats. Heat exhaustion signs include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, both a result of your body overheating. Heat exhaustion is one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most severe. Keep reading …

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Arthritis Pain Relief (Joint Pain): Can Ayurvedic Herbal Oils + Essential Oils Help?

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Arthritis is not a single disease but a formal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease featuring inflammation. It can affect one joint or multiple joints. Western medicine recognizes more than 100 different types of arthritis, with different causes and treatment methods. In this article, we’ll consider two …

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