Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Natural Treatment

Being one of the most complicated gynecological conditions, PCOS requires a proper evaluation of etiology. Some cases are due to high androgens and some to high estrogen levels. When estrogen is too high for prolonged periods, it results in a wide range of symptoms including an increase in follicle formation – this produces excessively heavy… Read More Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Natural Treatment

Ulcers – Natural Treatment

Licorice root has been used for treating ulcers, inflammatory skin conditions, low body weight, hepatitis, acidity, laryngitis, SARS, bronchitis, and many other conditions, for many years. In fact, there are references to licorice root in ancient Ayurvedic texts, dating back to 3000 B.C. According to multiple studies, the key chemical constituent “glycyrrhizin” has shown promising… Read More Ulcers – Natural Treatment

Scanty, Absent, or Suppressed Menstruation and Its Natural Treatment

Scanty menstruation is called Hypomenorrhea and in some cases may be considered as Amenorrhea. This condition can be caused by several factors, some physiological, some pathological and some psychological. Physiologically speaking, it can occur during the extremes of reproductive life (immediately after puberty or just before menopause. Pathologically, being severely underweight, hormonal problems (low thyroid, high… Read More Scanty, Absent, or Suppressed Menstruation and Its Natural Treatment

Excessive Menstrual Bleeding – Ayurvedic Treatment

Excessive menstrual bleeding is known as “Menorrhagia”. This condition can be quite detrimental in many ways since the excessive loss of blood can lead to severe anemia, which can then lead to cardiac arrest. Therefore, It is extremely important to get this condition under control quickly. The condition typically appears with the following features: -Excessive… Read More Excessive Menstrual Bleeding – Ayurvedic Treatment

Natural Relief for Food Poisoning, Vomiting And Upset Tummy

  During my studies in India, which lasted 6 years, I experienced food poisoning, vomiting, upset tummy and many other digestive problems innumerable times. It was quite an inconvenience as it would happen all the time and at the worst possible moments. The last thing any one needs while in medical school is to be… Read More Natural Relief for Food Poisoning, Vomiting And Upset Tummy

Mental Hyperactivity – A Classical Ayurveda Approach

When a person has trouble concentrating, focusing or keeping the mind still, it is considered a problem of “Vata” (the air element), within the body. Vata is the physiological mechanism responsible for the conduction/induction of movement, perception, and consciousness itself (The nervous system functions) , this obviously includes the mental faculty. The functions of the air… Read More Mental Hyperactivity – A Classical Ayurveda Approach