Category Archives: Health & Wellness

The Story Of Sleep

VENKATESH GOVINDARAJAN Sleep disorders are far more variegated and complex than you think. The causative factors are numerous and the complementary, synergistic effects they have, make this a challenging field for physicians, psychiatrists and psychologists. It is also more psychosomatic than one can imagine. This piece is a ‘free’ translation of a booklet this writer […]

Magnesium & CFS

RICHARD FIRSHEIN Chronic fatigue syndrome [CFS], according to the Centers for Disease Control [CDC], US, is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that certain conditions must be ruled out before a true diagnosis can be made. There are specific major and minor criteria that must be fulfilled for at least a six-month period. Some of the […]

Yoga & Arthritis

PREETI MANDAWEWALA In the yogic sciences, arthritis is not regarded as a disease in itself, but as a symptom of a prevalent metabolic and pranic malfunction. Here’s help — to beat the joint disorder. Arthritis is one of the most common diseases affecting one in ten people. The disorder Is characterized by pain, swelling, redness and loss […]

All About Functional Foods

JAWAHAR NIDAMBOOR Functional foods represent natural foods that provide health-promoting and disease-preventing benefits in the body. When you consume functional foods on a regular basis you will be able to reduce the risk of illness. This can further help your physician in the management of several diseases, including heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, menopausal issues, osteoporosis, […]