Clinical Uses of Amla (Indian Gooseberry)

In my clinical experience, I have used Amla in several GIT related, metabolic, and immune system related conditions. Some include: – Diabetes – Rickets – Hyperacidity – Constipation – Hepatitis – Gout – Gastritis – Poor Immunity – HIV/AIDS – Anemia – Weakness – Hemorrhoids – Hyper-hydrosis (external application) – Premature greying of hair –… Read More Clinical Uses of Amla (Indian Gooseberry)

Headaches – Simple Remedies

Headaches are one of the most common complaints and symptoms. Almost all infections, nutritional deficiencies and neurological conditions involve headaches in their symptomology. The most common causes of headaches are: -Stress & Tension -Congestion -Allergies -Alcohol (Hangover) -Infections -High Blood Pressure -Low Sodium -Low Blood Sugar -Eye Strain -Lack of sleep -Dehydration -Improper Sleeping Positions… Read More Headaches – Simple Remedies

Diarrhea – Natural Treatment

The term “Diarrhea” refers to the passing of loose or water stools. It may happen once in minor digestive trouble or multiple times in more acute infections. In chronic diseases like Irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s Disease and Lactose intolerance, chronic diarrhea occurs, and is often associated with many other symptoms. The large intestine is responsible… Read More Diarrhea – Natural Treatment

GABA – Increase It Naturally

GABA – Gamma-aminobutyric acid, is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that literally calms down the central nervous system’s electrical activity. This assists in managing neuropathic pain, seizures and is particularly needed in conditions like multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, shingles and neuropathy. GABA is the main mechanism via which the drug Gabapentin, a powerful pain relieving drug, works. GABA… Read More GABA – Increase It Naturally

Serotonin – Increase It Naturally

Serotonin is a monoamine neurotransmitter that has a wide range of neurological, psychological, cognitive, circulatory and gastrointestinal functions. It plays a vital role in neuro-chemical processes responsible for feelings of happiness and well-being. Serotonin is targeted in many pharmaceutical drugs for the purpose of treating depression, anxiety, vomiting, migraines, psychosis, etc. One of the main… Read More Serotonin – Increase It Naturally

Acetylcholine – Increase It Naturally

Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which is considered key player in neuro-chemistry and the manner in which the central nervous system communicates with muscles. This neuro-transmitter is also responsible for a wide range of functions within the autonomic nervous system including both unconscious and involuntary movements. In terms of disease, this neurotransmitter tends to be reduced… Read More Acetylcholine – Increase It Naturally

Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 4)

The 4th part of MS treatment involves correcting Insulin resistance and countering the effects of stress. MS is characterized by an auto-immune reaction that involves the breakdown of Myelin (the insulation around neurons) via the process of neuro-inflammation. However, the fact that all MS patients tend to also have insulin resistance, gives us the clue… Read More Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 4)

Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 3)

In part 1 and part 2, I discussed methods of reducing neuro-inflammation in order to slow down disease progression, as well as a way to stimulate nerve growth and significantly enhance neurological health. These factors play an important role in triggering the process of healing, however, in order for the brain to completely heal, we… Read More Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 3)

Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 2)

In part 1,  I spoke about the importance of reducing/inhibiting neuro-inflammation, in order to slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis. By slowing down the progression, we give the brain time to heal and to start regenerating myelin, thus improving neuron health and reducing severity of symptoms. The second part of treatment involves assisting the… Read More Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 2)

Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 1)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an auto-immune and neuro-degenerative condition in which the body’s own immune system attacks and destroys the protective sheath that covers nerve fibers by inducing neuro-inflammation. This protective sheath is called “Myelin”. Myelin is a fatty substance that insulates the axons of nerve cells, and protects it. As Myelin degrades, is causes… Read More Multiple Sclerosis – Natural Treatment (Part 1)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Natural Treatment

Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Lymphocytic Colitis and other Inflammatory Bowel Diseases are some of the most troublesome conditions a person can get. When it comes to Auto-immune diseases, these can definitely be ranked as some of the worst. In this article I will talk about a few remedial measures that can assist in pushing these… Read More Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Natural Treatment

Trikatu: A Metabolism Boosting & Immune Modulating Formulation

Trikatu Trikatu is a popular Ayurvedic formulation which has been used for several-thousand years for the purpose of breaking down metabolic waste and improvement of metabolic/digestive function. It is comprised of three ingredients: – Long Pepper (Piper Longum) – Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum) – Ginger (Zingiber Officinalis) This formulation boosts digestive function by promoting gastric emptying,… Read More Trikatu: A Metabolism Boosting & Immune Modulating Formulation

Vomiting – Natural Treatment

Vomiting can be caused by a wide range of conditions including: -Food Poisoning -Motion Sickness -Pregnancy -Gastritis -Brain Injuries -Ulcers -Cancer (Bowel cancer, etc) -Bulimia -Gastroperesis -Excessive Eating -Infections -Certain Medication *If there is a persistent fever, high fever, diarrhea, bloody vomit, or vomiting lasting more than 24 hours, contact a doctor immediately* In mild… Read More Vomiting – Natural Treatment