Gastroenteritis (Food Poisoning) Evidence-Based Remedies

Also known as the stomach-flu, Gastroenteritis is considered to be the most common cause of vomiting and diarrhea. It is a condition in which the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and bowels) becomes inflamed and irritated due to a viral or bacterial infection.  When the source of infection is a food source, the condition is referred to… Read More Gastroenteritis (Food Poisoning) Evidence-Based Remedies

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)

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

Bad breath – Causes, Symptoms, & Natural Treatment

Bad breath can be quite embarrassing, and in some cases can cause people to want to spend less time around you. This can lead to all kinds of social problems as well as self-esteem issues. Bad breath can be caused by several conditions including tooth decay, gum infections, liver disease, Diabetes, poor oral hygiene, acid… Read More Bad breath – Causes, Symptoms, & Natural Treatment

Fight Off Infections Easily With Ayurvedic Medicine

When it comes to infections, the solution is to reduce the infection’s ability to thrive by making the environment non-conducive and improve the bodies defenses. According to Ayurveda, the first thing to be done is fasting. Fasting allows the bodies own metabolism to burn up whatever toxic waste is remaining within the body, improve the function… Read More Fight Off Infections Easily With Ayurvedic Medicine

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 anyone needs while in medical school is to be constantly sick.… Read More Natural Relief for Food Poisoning, Vomiting And Upset Tummy

Painful Menstruation – Natural Treatment

Painful menses is referred to as Dysmenorrhea in medical terms. It is sometimes considered to be a symptom of an underlying condition, however, most of the time, it is the primary complaint and condition itself. During my clinical rotations in the Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, I noticed that painful menses was the most common complaint.… Read More Painful Menstruation – Natural Treatment