Mind-Body Health

The thyroid gland is small, yet it has a mighty impact on every cell in your body. It secretes hormones that influence metabolism, bone growth, temperature regulation, mental clarity, and more. Unfortunately, thyroid dysfunction is extremely common— experienced by approximately 20 million Americans...Read More
The value of pure food, water, and air has become increasingly evident in today’s society. With this newfound attitude, we have become more conscious than ever about toxins. The human body is almost miraculously efficient at removing chemical and bacterial toxins from the bloodstream. The kidneys...Read More
It’s easy to become obsessed with your diet, temperature, and ovulation schedule when you’re trying to get pregnant. These things can actually exacerbate your infertility. We often rely on outside people and things to tell us what’s going on in our body—and that’s part of the problem. Energy is an...Read More
Exercising your mind may be just as important as exercising your body. Adding brain teasers and learning activities that support mental agility to your weekly routine not only boost your memory, but can also protect against aging and certain types of dementia , and improve the quality of life in...Read More
If you have a predominance of Pitta, you have a fiery nature in mind and body. When it’s in balance, you tend to be joyful, friendly, and energetic. Your digestion is strong, metabolism is efficient, and your mind is clear and focused. But too much Pitta can lead to impatience, irritability, and...Read More
Guduchi ( Tinospora cordifolia ), also known as amrit, is one of the most valued herbs in the Ayurvedic pharmacy. According to myth, when the ancient gods churned the primordial ocean, an ambrosial nectar was created that would grant immortality to any who drank it. The nectar was named amrit, a...Read More
Headaches are frequent cause for concern: Every 10 seconds, someone in the United States goes to the emergency room for a headache or migraine . The three most common types of headaches—tension and cluster headaches and migraines—can range from mild aches to a debilitating pains, and are often...Read More
Many people report being down during winter, and their experience falls into three categories—all of them treatable. Let's call them the blahs, the blues, and winter depression (or SAD). The Blahs The holiday season often serves as a trigger for feeling down. Why are some people at their jolliest...Read More