Postural Hypotension

This type of hypotension is also known as orthostatic hypotension. In this condition, sudden drops in the blood pressure occur. Postural hypotension occurs mostly in someone who is rising from a position of lying down or sitting position to the standing one. Sudden drop in the blood pressure occurs due to various reasons, some of [...]

Mung Dhal Soup – Ayurvedic Elixir

Ingredients: 1 cup mung dhal (washed) Vegetables – 2-4 (Optional) 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 piece of ginger, finely chopped 1 very small pinch of asafoetida 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 tablespoons ghee 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 teasp. lemon juice 1 teasp. Salt 1 teaspoon fennel seeds Preparation: Wash rice [...]

This Movember, Let’s Talk About Men’s Mental Health Awareness

Did you know globally, every minute, a man dies by suicide? In Australia itself, 75% of suicides are men but now it’s time to change these statistics. It’s time to have an honest conversation about mental health. The following details may be extremely shocking but they are true Men are twice as likely to die [...]

Pain Management

What is Pain, pain is an unpleasant sensory an emotional experience caused by actual or potential tissue damage. Acute pain refers to the tissue injury chronic pain is persistent refers to disease usually for more than 3 months. Type of pain: Nociceptive: usually somatic, like arthritis, post-surgical, endometrial or IBS Neuropathic: peripheral ex: phantom limb Mixed: [...]

Gastric Ulcers

Consider under Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD). PUD mainly refers to the presence of one or more ulcerative lesion in the stomach or in the duodenum. Causes: Chronic Helicobacter pylori infection, long term use of NSAIDS, excess acid secretions and stress. Epidemiology; More than 6 million cases per year in US, in Australia the annual ulcer [...]

Benefits of Drug Combinations in Ayurveda

It’s been observed that the activity, the main action of the drug is activated or catalysed or accelerated by means of combination of herbs in Ayurveda, which is called as YOGA. Explained as YOGA PRABHAVA means the formulation is getting a higher potency. The main reason for the combination drugs or classical principle medicines is [...]


Chronic wide spread pain for more than 3 months along with fatigue and disruption to the sleep with or without an association with a disease (Medical or neurological) condition is considered as fibromyalgia. Often associated with co-morbidities such as anxiety and depression. Fibromyalgia is a diagnosed as diagnosis of exclusion, means rule out other conditions [...]

Bursitis – Conventional and Ayurvedic Approach

Bursitis: Inflammation of bursa,. What is Bursa? Bursa is a fluid filled sac that reduces the friction between two surfaces, such as bone and ligament or tendon and bone. It is expected to have more than 160 bursas in the human body. What causes the inflammation of bursa? Most common cause for bursitis are local [...]

Plantar Fasciitis: Ayurvedic Management

Plantar fasciitis (PF) is one of the most common lesion that presents as heal and ankle pain. Nearly 15 % of these patients require a professional care. The intensity of the pain aggravates with weight bearing activities, obesity and increased activity. Anatomy: The plantar fascia is a thickened fibrous aponeurosis that originates from the medial [...]