Health Conditions

Migraines: Migraine Relief Remedies From Ayurveda

What Are Migraines? Migraines are a common primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of headaches often associated with nausea, vomiting, photophobia, and phonophobia. Let’s take a look at migraines and some Ayurvedic remedies for migraine relief. Previous World Health Organization estimates showed that  there  are  3000  migraine attacks  occurring  …

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What Is IBS? IBS Symptoms + Ayurvedic Home Remedies For IBS

What Is IBS? IBS Symptoms +Ayurvedic IBS Treatment, Home Remedies

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most prevalent functional gastrointestinal disorders noted in the general population worldwide. Let’s look at IBS symptoms and Ayurvedic treatments and remedies for IBS. This condition used to be known by other names like mucous colitis, spastic colon, spastic bowel, and irritable colon …

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Psoriasis Causes, Symptoms + Ayurvedic Remedies, Treatment For Psoriasis

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The word psoriasis is derived from the Greek word psora which means “to itch”. Let’s take a look at Psoriasis causes, symptoms and Ayurvedic remedies and treatments for psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, and autoimmune skin disease. In psoriasis, abnormal skin patches form on various body parts. Psoriasis patches …

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Dyspareunia Symptoms, Causes + Ayurvedic Treatments And Remedies For Painful Sex

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Here we take a look at the symptoms and causes of dyspareunia or painful intercourse. We also take a look at Ayurvedic remedies and treatments for painful sex. Sexual intercourse can become painful for various reasons that range from structural problems to psychological concerns. The medical term for painful intercourse …

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Ama Nidana: Causes + Symptoms Of Undigested Food And Metabolic Toxins

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What Is Ama? The word ‘ama’ is the combination of ‘am’ dhatu (tissue) with ‘nich’ pratyaya1. Ama is a Sanskrit term for ahaar (food) that is absorbed into the system without being properly digested. The word ama found in Ayurvedic medical literature basically means incompletely fermented and unripened substances.2 The …

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Dysmenorrhea Symptoms, Causes + Ayurvedic Remedies, Yoga For Painful Menstruation, Cramps

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Menstrual pain or dysmenorrhea is centered mostly in the lower abdomen and lower back. Here we look at Ayurvedic remedies for menstrual pain along with yoga, dietary, and lifestyle recommendations for menstrual pain relief. Some surveys now estimate that almost 50% of all women experience some degree of painful menstruation. …

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Leukorrhea Causes, Symptoms + Ayurvedic Remedies For Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

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What Is Leukorrhea? Leukorrhea is a thick, whitish or yellowish vaginal discharge.  Here we take a look at leukorrhea causes, symptoms, and Ayurvedic remedies for leukorrhea. Excessive vaginal discharge associated with itching, burning sensation, and pain with body aches and fatigue is known as Leukorrhea in conventional western medicine and sweta pradara …

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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

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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 On Face, Melasma, And Hyperpigmentation Causes

Melasama, Ayurveda, hyperpigmentation. Pigmentation On Face, Melasma, And Hyperpigmentation Causes

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition. Some parts of the skin become darker compared to the immediate surrounding skin. Let’s discuss pigmentation on the face, melasma, and hyperpigmentation including its causes. While this can be managed topically, Ayurveda also offers remedies for hyperpigmentation. Let’s First Talk About Melanin When melanin …

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