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The Shirodhara Will Help You Let Go into Present-Moment Bliss The shirodhara is one of the most well-known and powerful treatments in Ayurveda , the holistic system of traditional medicine that developed in India over 5,000 years ago. In ancient Sanskrit, shiro means head, and dhara means flow...Read More
We received many interesting questions about sleep in response to Dr. Valencia Porter’s article on the keys to restful sleep in our July newsletter. One reader asked about the problem of jet lag. Here is Dr. Porter’s response: Thanks to the advances of modern aviation, it is possible for us to...Read More
Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you frequently wake up throughout the night, unable to drift back into a restful slumber? Do you feel exhausted when you get up in the morning, wishing you could crawl back under the covers for another hour or longer? If you answered yes to any of these...Read More
What is perfect weight? It is tempting to think that there is a certain number on a scale that defines a person’s “perfect” weight. The problem with this, as many recognize, is that even when they reach their goal weight, they still don’t feel healthy and vital. On the other hand, some people may...Read More
I encourage you to read the editorial Deepak has published in the newest issue of the American Medical Association’s Journal of Ethics. [ See full text of Deepak's article below. ] It is beautifully written and I couldn’t agree more with his perspective on health care – it’s why I love coming to...Read More
Question: Can feminine itching be caused by menopause? Also, is there anything that can be done to relieve it or make it go away completely? Thank you, Maria Answer: Hi Maria, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, feminine itching is a common symptom that can appear after menopause because of...Read More
Question For many years I have suffered from migraine headaches. Sometimes I have to miss work because the pain is so debilitating. I’ve tried conventional medical treatment, but it hasn’t helped very much. I’m wondering what alternative and complementary approaches you could suggest. The Doctors...Read More
Long before the U.S. FDA issued recommended daily allowances for fats, carbohydrates, and proteins, we listened to our taste buds to determine which substances were edible, how much of each to consume, and how to create balance in our body and mind. A core concept in the ancient Ayurvedic healing...Read More

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