Do you suffer from Acidity, reflux or heartburn? 🔥🔥🔥

Or has your heartburn got aggravated after the holiday season eating more meat, drinking more alcohol or enjoying fruit after dinner …..

If yes you are definitely not alone.

Risk factors – Hurry – Curry and Worry

GORD is one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions in Australia. It is estimated to occur in 10–15% of the population, with a rising prevalence, most likely due to obesity.

Heartburn – the predominant symptom, affects approximately 1 out of 5 people in Australia and the incidence of GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease – non-ulcer acid dyspepsia – NAD) has been noted to be rising worldwide.

Many of the factors known to be involved in GORD and NAD are not fully understood and thus, the orthodox treatment is often symptomatic and unsatisfactory. risk factors include older age, male gender, caucasian ethnicity, diets high in fats, sugars and salt, and smoking.

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Have you experienced authentic Ayurvedic treatments before?

One of my favourite treatments is the Shastika Shali pinda sveda. 🌿🌿🌿

It is also known as navarakhizhi in Malayalam, this is one of the most important svedana (sweat inducing) treatments. It is very useful for chronic Vata disease, insomnia, multiple sclerosis, paralysis, muscle weakness or muscle stiffness, disease of the joints such as osteoarthritis and other degenerative conditions or it can be done as a rejuvenation and anti ageing treatment for the healthy person.
It delays the process of ageing, premature greying of the hair, hair fall out and the appearance of wrinkles.

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A little write up for the lovers of classical Ayurvedic text about Amenorrhea. Hopefully this will be interesting for the students of Ayurveda.

If you are you looking to deepen your understanding of Ayurveda in a practical and clinical setting you might like to read about the mentoring program offered at Lakshmi Ayurveda starting in February 2020.

In Ayurveda Amenorrhea is called (a Sanskrit word) Arajaska by Charaka and Lohitaksaya by Vagbhata.

Lohita is the synonym for rakta (blood). Lohita (Blood) + kshaya (decrease) = loss of blood

Meaning of Arajask is, Na + Rjaska = No menstrutation/ absence of menstruation.

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Did you know that there are health benefits to donating blood? According to the Red Cross, one donation can save up to three lives. Not only are you supporting others, but as a donor you will also experience the benefits!

First of all, it should be noted that donating blood is not suitable for everyone. Thankfully, the blood services have strict protocols developed to keep both the donor and receiver safe. Your haemoglobin levels, blood pressure, medical history, and weight will be checked to ensure that you, the donor, are physically capable of donating blood. The blood is screened to make sure there are not blood-transmittable diseases that could be passed onto the receiver.

In Ayurveda there is a treatment process called Raktamokshana – please note,

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Are you an Ayurvedic student or a recent graduate and would like further mentoring and discover classical Ayurvedic text and look at disease from a classical Ayurvedic perspective.
We are offering personalised mentoring programmes to suit your needs at Lakshmi Ayurveda .

Today we are looking at Gout/ Vatarakta from an Ayurvedic perspective

Synonyms for Vatarakta/ Gout
Adhya Vata – a disease which affects the people with comfort and royalty
Kudha Vata – A disease, which is most commonly seen in kudha desha, near the ankle or the smaller joints

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Thank you to our client and friend for sharing her Panchakarma experience and placing trust in us. From our hearts we love what we do at Lakshmi Ayurveda and we are looking forward to welcoming you. With love 💓

Panchakarma testimonial:

I was lucky enough to have searched up Lakshmi Ayurveda and had actually no idea of Ayurvedic

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