Kshayaja Kasa – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Kshayaja Kasa means cough produced by destruction of tissues in the body. It is one among the five types of cough. This condition is said to be caused by aggravation of all three doshas and is dreadful in nature. Causative factors Eating unequal foods Eating … Read more

Bile Acid Malabsorption Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Ayurveda Concept

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S When your intestines cannot absorb bile acids properly you suffer from a condition called Bile Acid Malabsorption (BAM). Since the bile acids are not absorbed from the intestines, extra bile acids are left over in the intestines. This causes irritation of the small intestine and … Read more

Atelectasis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Ayurveda Concept

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Partial or total collapse of lung or a part of a lung is called atelectasis. There are many small air sacs within the lungs. They are called alveoli. This condition occurs when these sacs get deflated or filled with fluid. ‘When some of your alveoli … Read more

Bronchitis Causes, Symptoms, Types, Treatment, Ayurveda Concept

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Bronchi are the tubes of your respiratory system which carry air to and from your lungs. Bronchitis is an inflammation of your bronchial tubes. It can be either acute or chronic. It is a very common condition which develops following cold or other respiratory infections. … Read more

Ardha Baddha Konasana – Half Bound Angle Pose, How to do, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Ardha Baddha Konasana is the foundation pose for another asana named Upavishta Konasana i.e. Seated Straddle Pose and Baddha Konasana Uttanasana – bound angle forward bend. This asana prepares you for a forward bend while gradually opening up your hips and the hamstring muscles. Meaning … Read more

Adhimantha – Meaning, Causes, Types, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Adhimantha is an eye disorder. It is included in Sarvagata Netra Roga i.e. diseases afflicting all parts of the eye. This means to tell that when these set of diseases occur, they afflict all the parts of the eye instead of appearing in particular parts … Read more

Yavagu – Preparation, Benefits, Uses In Fever

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Yavagu is a word used for describing gruels of different kinds that are explained in Ayurveda. Yavagu, depending on its composition, method of preparation and proportional difference between the water and solid part at the end of preparation are of different types. Those types are … Read more

Uttana Mandukasana – Upright Frog Pose, How To Do, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S In this pose the practitioner assumes the shape of a frog as if in an upright position and hence the name. It is a variant of Madukasana – frog pose. It needs more stretching than Mandukasana. Uttana = UprightManduka = frogAsana = pose It is … Read more

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