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Ayurveda Articles

by Alakananda Devi (Alakananda Ma), M.B., B.S. (Lond.)

Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders
Ayurveda and Optimal Blood Sugar Levels
Arthritis (sandhivat): An overview
Ayurvedic Approaches to Acid Indigestion (Amlapitta)
Ayurvedic Approaches to Heart Disease
Ayurvedic Approaches to Intestinal Parasites
Ayurvedic Management of Insomnia
Ayurvedic Support for Menopause
Ayurvedic Perspectives on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Celiac Sprue Part One
Celiac Sprue Part Two - Case Histories
Cultural Issues in Bringing Ayurveda to the West
Dehydration Ambu Vaha Srotas
Female Infertility
Foot Pain (Padashula)
Gall Bladder Health for Ayurvedic Practitioners
Hair Loss
Herbs for Immunity
Home Pharmacy for Pitta
Male Fertility
Memory: Prevention and Management of Age-related Cognitive Decline
Meda Roga Obesity
Nourishing Male Sexual Energy Part 1: Shukral Foods and Recipes
Nourishing Male Sexual Energy Part 2: Shukral Herbs
Osteoporosis (Asthi Kshaya)
Pandemic Influenza: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pulse Reading
Rakta Shodhan—Blood Cleansing
Rejuvenating Vata
Remedies for Allergy Season
Rotator Cuff Injuries in Your Ayurvedic Practice
Remedies for Menstrual and Premenstrual Problems
Skin Diseases of Adolescence
Supporting Sthanyavaha srota: A guide to breast health
Supporting the Adrenals
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Veterinary Ayurveda: case histories of five cats
Weight Loss

Ayurvedic Specific Condition Reviews

by Alakananda Devi (Alakananda Ma), M.B., B.S. (Lond.)

Ayurvedic Approaches to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Affective Mood Disorder
Alzheimer's Disease
Attention Deficit Disorder
Breast Cancer
Broncial Asthma
Caffeine and Your Ayurveda Practice
Causes and Management of Female Infertility
Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue: A Case Study
Eating Disorders
Kapha Toxins: Candidiasis
Managing Depression in the Situation of Brahmi Allergy: A Case History
Pinasa—Chronic Sinusitis
Prostate Cancer
Silent Bladder Infections
Sinus Infections
Skin Inflammation
The White Powder: Ayurvedic Strategies for Sugar Addiction
Thyroid Disorders
Vata Digestion: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Working with Alcoholics
Working with Marijuana Smokers
Working with Smokers

Yoga Articles

by Dr. Emmey A Ripoll, MD and Dawn R Mahowald, CYI

Hatha Yoga Therapy Management of Urological Disorders

Ayurvedic Herb Profiles

Wonders of Pippali
Punarnava: The Renewer