6 Tips to Calm Vata Dosha

6 Tips to Calm Vata Dosha

Are you suffering from any of the following?

Dry skin, dry hair, gas, bloating, constipation, difficulty concentrating, low back pain, neck pain, joint pain, anxiety, panic attacks, difficulty sleeping at night, mood swing, ringing in the ears, hearing loss, neuropathy?

All of these imbalances are caused by Vata Dosha. Find out how to balance yourself with the tips in this article.

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Ayurveda and Pregnancy

Ayurveda and Pregnancy

A healthy diet according to the woman’s individual needs in terms of their Ayurvedic body-mind type and presenting imbalances is important. Nutritional needs are increased during pregnancy and several herbal preparations are helpful in fulfilling these needs. Digestion weakens as pregnancy progresses, therefore, it is important to learn how to improve the digestive fire (Agni).

Having a healthy relationship with the father is an important factor during pregnancy. If there are marital problems it may affect the baby. Especially during the 4th month when the heart...

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Importance of Being Mindful While Eating

Importance of Being Mindful While Eating

The importance of positive thinking is well-known and while eating we should pay attention to what thoughts and feelings are moving through us. The energy and vibration of our thoughts manifest in the foods we eat. Thus, maintaining a state of prayer and positive attitude...

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Maintaining Good Digestion with Ayurveda - A Pillar of Good Health

Maintaining Good Digestion with Ayurveda - A Pillar of Good Health

Visualize your digestion as a fire in the stomach; you need to provide the proper fuel and conditions so that it can burn optimally. If you dampen the fire or do not feed it, it will burn out. If you feed it too much or with the wrong fuel, it will burn too hot and be out of control. When Agni (fire of digestion) is strong, we are free from symptoms such as...

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Seasons in the Light of Ayurveda

Seasons in the Light of Ayurveda

During winter, in temperate regions at low altitude and close to the ocean, such as at the coast lines of North America and Europe, Kapha accumulates. This is a time of clouds, wet and heavy snow and cold temperatures. Thus cooked warm foods with greater pungency and heating virya are preferred. Avoid old leftovers and excessive sweet and heavy foods. Enjoy...

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Preventative Care with Ayurveda ― Better than Cure

Preventative Care with Ayurveda ― Better than Cure

Optimum health and vitality are achieved through the most appropriate diet to fit with one’s own individual body-mind constitution.

In Ayurveda, proper diet is regarded as the foundation of good health. However, diet is tricky; food can be medicine for one person but poison for another. The key is to understand one’s own constitution and power of digestion. Then one will know which foods to eat and which to avoid, and also how and when to eat....

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Common Problems during Postpartum and How Ayurveda can Help

Common Problems during Postpartum and How Ayurveda can Help

Ayurveda has a lot to offer and can help new mothers correct imbalances through suitable dietary and lifestyle choices, herbal preparations, essential oils and various traditional Ayurvedic treatments such as mother and infant Abhyanga...

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Postpartum: a Unique Opportunity for Rejuvenation with Ayurveda

Postpartum: a Unique Opportunity for Rejuvenation with Ayurveda

When Mom knows how to take care of herself and has a team to support her during this sacred time, she experiences great benefits such as faster recovery and rejuvenation from fatigue of pregnancy and delivery, an uplifted and positive state of mind, improved digestion...

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