The sound that occurs due to the vibration of soft palate, which relaxes when one, sleeps is called snoring. It is a rough, rattling sound that comes from your mouth and nose when one is asleep. Snoring is very common. It affects as many as four in 10 people.
Literal meaning of Ayurvedic term Paksha Aghat or Pakshaghat is Paralysis i.e. trauma of one half or the body. In Ayurvedic texts it is clearly described that Vata or neurological pathologies influence the Dhamni / Shira vessels of head region leads to destruction of the function of the corresponding Paksha or half side of the body. Pure Vataj Paralysis is difficult to cure as Kshya due to vitiated Vata causes extensive degeneration of nerve tissue and nervous regenerations is quite difficult. Paralysis due to vitiated Pitta is easily curable as inflammation caused by Pitta is better treatable. Paralysis caused by Rakta being haemorrhagic is most difficult to cure.
1. Spend some time alone. 2. Believe in love at first sight. 3. Talk slowly but think quickly.
Folk tradition says that bee keepers don`t develop either cancer or arthritis due to the exposure to bee stings. During the 1940`s Dr. Bodog Beck, who can be considered the father of apitherapy in U.S, was doing an international search for beekeepers who got cancer and he could find one only. Incidence of both cancer and arthritis in beekeepers have changed nowadays, as factors inducing degenerative diseases are continuously increasing, still cancer and arthritis are obviously less in persons exposed to bee sting and recent scientific studies show that bee venom has compounds with strong anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and apoptotic properties.
1. Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune. 2. Time perfects all living beings as well as kills them; it alone is awake when all others are asleep. Time is insurmountable. 3. Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. While many fracturesare the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis, certain types of cancer. In ayurveda fracture is known by the name of bhagna. Following tips are useful for a speedy healing of fracture.
Soybean, a leguminous plant product has been considered as one of the most wonderful nutritional gifts that nature has given us, during the last few years. In the nineties, its consumption was strongly recommended to maintain good health and to help prevent and even treat certain diseases. This was because of two main reasons. One, its being nutritionally very rich and the second it's having certain non- nutritional components which have a disease fighting potential.
Cumin has been grown and used as a spice since ancient times. Originally cultivated in Iran and Mediterranean region, Cumin is mentioned in the Bible in both the Old Testament Isaiah 28:27 and in the New Testament Matthew 23:23. It was also known in ancient Greece and Rome. The Greeks kept Cumin at the dining table in its own container- much as pepper is frequently kept today-and this practice continues in Morocco. It is now mostly grown in Iran, Morocco and Egypt, India, Syria, North America and Chile.
Depression is the most prevalent disorder of modern society, modern medicines because of having drug dependence and extensive side effects are becoming less popular and most of the patients of the depression are looking after alternative methods and medicaments for the management of depression, following seven alternatives are of great use without the use of conventional allopathic medicines. 1. Food fixes: Dietary changes can alter the brain both chemically and structurally. If you're feeling blue, take a step toward recovery by ensuring that your diet includes the following:
Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Originally, it was meant to help people deepen their understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life. These days, many people turn to meditation for relaxation and stress reduction. Meditation produces a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and emotional stability. And these effects don't end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can have lasting effects on your emotional and physical well-being.
Management of Specific Developmental Disorder in Children Can you recall Ishan Avasthi of the film “Taare Jameen Par”? The poor boy who can not express what is his problem. But the more graceful thing was that his parents were unable to identify the problem. He had expressional problem i.e. reading and writing skill problem. Fortunately he got Nikumbh (Aamir Khan) as savior. But every child who suffers from this disease may not be able get somebody to rescue. As a result he has to suffer for lifelong. Report says approximately 20% children have learning disorder and 6% have difficulty in mathematics. But in true sense, from an angle of a psychiatrist I must say it is not a big deal to treat this socially vulnerable morbidity. Let us discuss about this disease.
The urine of man, cow, goat, sheep, buffalo, elephant, horse and camel have been described in Ayurveda for their medicinal properties. Urine of the healthy cow should consider the best amongst those of other animals. Traditionally, it is believed to be holy and pure when sprayed in courtyards and home. Its quality does not deteriorate but its color may change over a period of time to red or black, which is due to the minerals such as copper, iron in the urine.
Boerhavia diffusa, commonly called hog weed, is known as 'erimmirii' (which literally means water-food). Punarnava is found throughout India and Brazil. It is a very important plant for urinary system. It can be white or red and used as a treatment of liver disorders such as jaundice and hepatitis. Throughout the tropics, it is used as a natural remedy for Guinea worms. The plant is used in folkloric medicine to treat convulsions and as a mild laxative and febrifuge (Adesina, 1979). The roots and leaves are considered to have an expectorant action, to be emetic and diuretic in large doses and are used in the treatment of asthma. The thick roots, softened by boiling are applied as a poultice to draw abscesses and to encourage the extraction of guinea worm (Keary and Hepper, 1985).
Pick what you like from the following steps of the waking up process or perform all these daily rituals if you can. 1. Clean nose, teeth and tongue. 2. Do some physical morning exercises. 3. Bath your body from top to toe while humming.
Chilgoza trees are available in north west Himalayas from Garhwal to westwards (Afghanistan Baluchistan) in the upper valleys of the rivers Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej from 5500 to 9000 feet of height. It is hardy and can withstand considerable cold and drought. By nature, it is light demander and wind firm. The tree can grow on dry barren rocky hillsides with shallow soil so helps in conservation of soil in the hills it would be otherwise bare rocks. It is rarely felled as the pine yields no commercial timber. The wood is yellowish brown, hard durable and similar to Pinus roxburghii. Its Sanskrit name is Nikochak, Hindi, Marathi & Gujrati names are -Chilgoza, Neoza. Other local names are Chiri, Gunober, Prita
The seed of Ginkgo biloba has been used for approximately 3000 years in China for it''s curative powers. The extract of Ginkgo biloba has been studied for its effectiveness in the treatment of Acrocyanosis, Alzheimer's disease, Cerebral atherosclerosis, Cerebral insufficiencies, Cochlear deafness, Dementia, Depression, Menopause, Peripheral and cerebral circulatory stimulation, Peripheral vascular disease, Raynaud's syndrome, Retinopathy, Senility, Short-term memory loss, Tinnitus, Vascular Diseases, and Vertigo.
Chromium: What is it? Chromium is a mineral that humans require in trace amounts, although its mechanisms of action in the body and the amounts needed for optimal health are not well defined. It is found primarily in two forms: first is trivalent (chromium 3+), which is biologically active and found in food, and second is hexavalent (chromium 6+), a toxic form that results from industrial pollution. Here we focuses exclusively on trivalent (3+) chromium.