Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 21 seconds Upon feelings of fatigue, it has become our natural response to reach for an energy drink, dark chocolate square or comfort food. The result, however wonderful, is short-lived. Energy boosters will stimulate surges of energy, but deeply exhaust the body in the […]
Articles in: Energy & Vitality
In this section, you will find numerous articles citing research on herbs, exercise, lifestyle modifications and diet to support optimal energy and vitality. One of the hallmarks of Ayurveda is understanding the flow of energy, or prana (life force), and how it can be altered by stress, poor digestion and activities of excess.
Average Reading Time: 2 minute and 23 seconds According to the CDC, more than one million Americans are suffering from severe bouts of fatigue, (1) and many more suffer from general tiredness. While there are many factors linked to tiredness and fatigue, perhaps the most common explanation has been labeled […]
Fatigue is not caused by a deficiency of energy boosters like caffeine, B vitamins or amino acids. You cannot solve this problem with ginseng, ginkgo or green tea alone. While fatigue is a very complex issue, there are effective Ayurvedic strategies that can help even the most stubborn cases. First, […]
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 56 seconds While raising our six children, I experimented with every type of immune-boosting concoction you could imagine. From pretending to be a daddy bird squirting castor oil into their mouths with an eyedropper the way a momma bird feeds their young (BTW, I […]
Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 7 seconds Everyone experiences fatigue – this is a natural response to overexertion or stress. But for many people in our culture, the unabating experience of fatigue affects their life in a negative and pervasive way. For example, according to one study, fatigue affects […]
Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 47 seconds A 2010 study published in the journal, Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience, suggests that yawning may not be an attempt to give the brain more oxygen. Rather, the new science suggests that yawning has a cooling effect on the brain. Researchers showed that […]