Articles for: Bone, Muscle & Joint Health
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.
Every winter I find myself treating an inordinate number of patients for protein deficiency. Most of them are quite health-aware and have made conscious decisions as to what they include – and don’t include – in their diets. But somehow, despite their best intentions, they find themselves with this very […]
A new report from the International Journal of Clinical Practice revealed that the Mayo Clinic’s 40-year-old “gold standard thyroid screening test” may be flawed. This could be compromising the adequacy of conventional thyroid treatment. (1) As a result, many thyroid concerns and related symptoms go undiagnosed or untreated. Many patients […]
In 2011, a 14 year old girl unexpectedly died after drinking two 24-ounce cans of Monster brand energy drink. The coroner’s report listed “caffeine toxicity” as contributing to her death. The FDA subsequently shared that it was investigating five reports of deaths that involved the Monster brand energy drink. Since […]
What if there was a special substance in the body that governed aging, immunity, radiant skin, vigor, mood, sleep, digestion, spirituality, and physical strength? According to Ayurveda, there is. This substance is called ojas (OH-djas). In Sanskrit, ojas has two prominent meanings. In the context of physical health and vitality, […]