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Ayurvedic Tips for Healthy Digestion

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, family, friends, memories, and traditions. However, it is also a time where many people overindulge in the delicious, and often carbohydrate-heavy, foods. This not only leaves us feeling slow and sluggish but has the potential to completely throw our usual healthy diets out the window. Thankfully, there are few ways to support the body and avoid the pitfalls of over-consumption. In Ayurveda, the digestive process is considered central to the development of good quality of Tejas (intelligence), Ojas (vitality) and Prana (life-force). The digestive process is a broad term that includes our gross digestion...

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Fighting Insomnia

By Dr. Anju Sodhi (Bams, Nd) Finding it difficult to fall or stay asleep despite having a chance to sleep is the definition of insomnia. Most people have experienced some sleep disturbance, whether it be one night where too many thoughts were swimming through the mind or over several weeks or months. During the transition to spring and then again to summer, many may find that sleep evades them more often or worse than during the winter. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 30-50% of the country suffers from short-term insomnia. The prevalence of insomnia that lasts three...

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