Articles in: Women’s Health

According to Ayurveda, most issues of women’s health are not rooted in the hormonal system, although the symptoms may manifest there. There are many possible imbalances in the body that can make it difficult to maintain balanced hormonal function. In this section, you’ll find many referenced articles discussing possible imbalances underlying issues of women’s health, as well as herbs, diet and lifestyle modifications and that have been shown to help support optimal functioning of the female system.

Why Slow Yoga?

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes, 5 seconds Today, yoga classes are available on a drop in, as-needed basis, but traditionally, yoga was prescribed by the family Vedic guru (teacher) whose job was to teach the children the ways of a Vedic lifestyle. This of course included the practices of yoga, […]

Sex on the Road Less Traveled

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes, 52 seconds In a world where sex and love have been glued together, many live an entire life without knowing or experiencing true love. Let me explain. Two people meet, they both feel an instant attraction and choose to pursue the friendship. After a few […]

Love, Sex and Yoga

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 34 seconds According to Ayurveda, there are subtle pathways that carry spiritual energy in the body called nadis. These pathways are so subtle that they are invisible until they are activated or in use. The best analogy for the elusive nature of the nadis is […]

Ten Ayurvedic Pregnancy Tips

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According to Ayurveda, pregnancy and delivery can be the most rejuvenating experience of a women’s life, during which every cell of the mother’s body can be transformed. Unfortunately, in the west we did not get that memo and mothers often pay dearly with health concerns after a pregnancy. During pregnancy, […]

Protect Your Breasts

Protect Your Breasts

Did you know that there is more iodine stored in the female breast tissue than there is in the thyroid? Research suggests the reason may be that iodine, which is rare, is essential for brain development in infancy. Storing iodine in the breast may have been an evolutionary safeguard to […]

Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy

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New research published in the Journal of National Cancer Institute found that women who take estrogen and progestin have an increased risk of developing breast cancer and dying from it. (1) Dr. Rowen Chlebowski from the UCLA Medical Center followed almost 42,000 post-menopausal women for an average of 11 years. […]