Category Archives: Health & Wellness

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, […]

Sea Healing

JAWAHAR NIDAMBOOR The dangerous consequences of heart disease [atherosclerosis etc.,] are today treated conventionally by the use of a group of drugs called statins. The treatment is, of course, not without a host of unwelcome and unpleasant side-effects. Is it not a matter of great relief that a natural product from the sea can impede […]

Let Nature Help

RICHARD FIRSHEIN There are a host of natural nutrients that excel at the same thing. Not all of these nutrients will work for every woman though, so don’t give up hope if you’ve tried one and failed to see the results: there maybe another hormone helper better suited to your specific menstrual problem and body […]

Sugar Control

JAWAHAR NIDAMBOOR Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes as most of us know, is a disorder in which the islets in the pancreas fail to secrete adequate insulin, or it can be the body’s decreased ability to use insulin. Diabetes mellitus, in Greek, means ‘a passing through of sweetness.’ This relates to the passing of sugar-rich urine […]

Music = Best Medicine

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR Got a tension headache? Don’t gulp a pill. Just reach out to music. Your favourite tune,or melody. Research suggests that when you ‘tap’ into your much-loved music piece, you ‘will’ yourself to relax and ‘rip’ your headache buzz. Or, do you suffer from asthmatic distress? Just ease your respiratory spasm with music. It […]

Gym Safely

SANJIV NIDAMBOOR The gym, as you know, is a great place for fitness. It can also, at times, present you with problems — some small, some big. To achieve gym balance, it is most essential for you to understand and follow certain safety programmes. The Integrative Post presents a handy peek at what you ought to […]