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Can you please explain Vata Dosha in Ayurveda medicine and what you think about it? thank you!

Can you please explain Vata Dosha in Ayurveda medicine and what you think about it?  thank you!

It's complicated: They don't give us enough space here but we all have 3 Doshas but usually 1 or 2 predominate- Vata types tend to be lively, excitable & nervous.Specific diet,herbs & lifestyle changes are advised to help balance one's system. Ayurveda is an ancient system of natural healing that has helped millions through the years. See http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-1117/Ayurveda-Dosha-Types-for-Beginners.html ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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What is done in ayurveda?

IT IS AN INDIAN: Approach to healing that attempts to re establish the balance in the body through diet, lifestyle changes, exercise, body cleansing and health of mind and soul. ...Read more

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Anybody know about ayurveda?

Yes: Aryurveda is an ancient form of medicine from india. It continues to be practiced today by alternative medicine practitioners. It has various classification types called doshas. It recommends certain lifestyle practices, certain foods as well as use of a variety of herbal medication. I have some concerns about some of these herbs particularly from overseas. They have contaminants. ...Read more

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What should I eat in ayurveda?

What should I eat in ayurveda?

YOU must decide: The ayurveda is a remarkable compendium of ancient medical lore, but in today's era we cannot consider it evidence-based and at least some of it seems to be people's unreliable impressions. Life's too difficult already without your binding yourself too strictly to the educated guesses of prescientific people, though the community may offer you friendships and personal support. ...Read more

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What is ayurveda? What is panchakarma?

What is ayurveda? What is panchakarma?

Ancient Indian : System that means "science for life." ayurveda is used to diagnose and treat imbalances in the body to help the person self-heal. Panchakarma is an intensive ayurvedic treatment involving diet, purgatives, massage, yoga, etc. To deeply cleanse the body of impurities and to rejuvenate it. More info can be found at: http://ayurveda.Com/panchakarma/. ...Read more

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What are useful medicinal plants in ayurveda?

Fascinating: For scientific physicians, ayurveda is a prescientific medical system developed by people observing and making educated guesses. From my own reading, myrrh, ginseng, garlic, and ginko have interesting pharmaceutical properties. Most of us could not recommend them as supplement though some people do use them. Don't use ayurveda in place of evidence-based rx if you are seriously ill. Thanks 4 asking. ...Read more

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Help please! is Ayurveda a useful form of medicine?

Help please! is Ayurveda a useful form of medicine?

East indian: This is a traditional medicine of the indian subcontinent with herbal medicines and surgical procedures. A central practice of ayurvedic medicine, hygienic living involves regular bathing, cleansing of teeth, skin care, and eye washing. Up to 20% of herbal preparations have dangerous levels of heavy metals and other toxins. I dont recommend it aslittle has had scientific verification. ...Read more

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What are good ways i can find an Ayurveda practitioner?

NAMA: Or the national ayurvedic medical association in the us has a professional finder on its website at: http://www.Ayurvedanama.Org/ check out any ayurvedic schools in your region. Interview practitioners about their experience with the problems you have, just like you might interview any health care practitioner. Also, you can get recommendations from others about a practitioner they trust. ...Read more

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Can I take any Ayurvedic medicines to help me grow faster?

Can I take any Ayurvedic medicines to help me grow faster?

No, it won't help: Ayurvedic medicines do not make a person taller. By age 17 years, almost all teens have stopped growing taller because the growth areas at the end of their long bones have "fused" or "closed". A teen's pediatrician can plot his heights (from several years back) onto a growth chart to reveal when the teen finished growing. Adding more growth hormone can cause side effects instead of more height. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for improve eyevision or in ayurvedic?

No: i am not aware of any medication that will improve your eyesight. I'm sorry that I am unfamiliar with Ayurvedic. ...Read more