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  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Menopause

    An Ayurvedic Guide to Menopause

    To be sure, menopause carries with it unique challenges—especially for those who work, raise children or have other obligations that make it hard to find time to prioritize one’s health. However, when viewed with an Ayurvedic lens, menopause is not something to be feared or dreaded. Instead, it is a natural stage of life that, like all stages of life, presents both difficulties and...
  • What Your Period Tells You About Your Doshic Balance

    What Your Period Tells You About Your Doshic Balance

    When we experience doshic imbalances, our menstrual cycles are also impacted. We can learn more about our own bodily imbalances by paying attention to our menstrual cycles. In this way, Ayurveda can empower us to approach our reproductive health with intentionality and care, and to target certain ailments more effectively.
  • How Ayurveda Can You Help Regulate Your Period

    How Ayurveda Can You Help Regulate Your Period

    According to Ayurveda, irregular periods don’t need to be stress-inducing. Irregular periods reflect an underlying imbalance in the body, and understanding the cause of this imbalance and how to address it can empower women to regulate their periods through natural means. By addressing the root cause of imbalances, women can not only improve the strength of their menstrual cycle, but also promote overall wellness...
  • What Is PCOS, and How Can Ayurveda Help Treat It?

    What Is PCOS, and How Can Ayurveda Help Treat It?

    While Western medicine typically recommends treatments that alter one’s hormone levels through an external source, such as birth control pills, Ayurveda offers remedies that work from within your body, training it to regain balance through natural means. Through Ayurvedic techniques, one can create a customized, holistic treatment plan, as opposed to the one-size-fits-all approach of Western medications, to make a long-term effect on the body’s ability...
  • Ayurveda for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Relief

    Ayurveda for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Relief

    Ayurveda can help us understand the specific causes underlying our PMS and empower us to formulate a tailored response for treating our symptoms.
  • Celebrate Mother’s Day with an Ayurvedic Approach to Womanhood, Feelings, & Relationships

    Celebrate Mother’s Day with an Ayurvedic Approach to Womanhood, Feelings, & Relationships

    There are so many ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and the powers of womanhood, regardless of one’s status as a mother. For those looking to reflect or to learn different practices for honoring one’s womanhood, Ayurveda offers a number of insightful perspectives on women’s mental, physical and emotional well-being and health.
  • Why Shatavari Is An All-Natural Superstar for Women’s Health

    Why Shatavari Is An All-Natural Superstar for Women’s Health

    Shatavari is a revered adaptogen that all women should know about. A powerful immunity booster, Shatavari can strengthen fertility, reduce menopausal symptoms, combat stress and more.
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