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The Future of Medicine

And a brave new world

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Western allopathic medicine is a new phenomenon when we consider the timespan of human history. No one is quite sure how long human beings have lived on this planet as past knowledge has mostly been lost and what people believe is largely theoretical.

Throughout history, lifespan and health have been dependent on good fortune like food

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Haemorrhoids

Piles and anal discomfort

Haemorrhoids or piles are swollen veins in the region of the anal cavity, (singular haemorrhoid). This inflammation can happen to anyone and the first symptom is often discomfort.

The blood vessels that swell to become piles surround the anal canal and serve as cushions to help with stool control. They can enlarge and or prolapse to cause discomfort, pain or

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Amaryllidaceae

To eat or not to eat Allium vegetables

Allium vegetables are loosely defined as members of the onion family and there are hundreds of species. They have been used as a food and medicine for thousands of years, and include; red and white onions that we are so familiar with as well as scallions or spring onions, shallots, leaks, garlic, chives and others.

All these

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The Healing Power of Orgasm

Fact or fiction?

There is no general consensus as to the reason we orgasm or any agreement as to what it actually does. We know that it floods the body with some feelgood chemicals and that it’s a deeper sexual experience which helps to facilitate social bonds.

There is some debate as to whether or not the male ejaculation counts as an orgasm or if

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What is Life?

We know we are alive, but:

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Why are we alive and what is life? There was once a time when parents told their children a trivial lie about where they came from and yet today more enlightened parents will tell their children that they were created in their mothers belly.

While this physical aspect of creation happened in that place,

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Mahanarayan Oil

/ginger/Balancing the Vata (Air) in body

Mahanarayan is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal oil made from numerous Ayurvedic herbs and is used for joint pain and weakness including joint pain, arthritis, backache, headache, rheumatic pain, sciatica, gout, soothing breathing problems and lung congestion, and enhancing sexual desire.

For centuries, Mahanarayan Oil has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for vata balancing. In

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Medical Systems

The background of medical systems

It’s impossible to prevent all suffering and there are two sides to the problem. About 70% of all suffering including all our health problems begins within our own minds. The remaining 30% are caused by biological factors, pathogens and injuries that have always plagued our existence.

Because it was recognised by our distant ancestors that joy, a state of good

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Ginger in Ayurveda

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Known in India as zingiber adrak or aale, ginger is a perennial herb. It has irregular, underground, branched stems, which are juicy, shiny, yellowish, with threads inside, unevenly thick and tough. It has a characteristic fragrance when shredded or cut. It can be used in fresh or dried form. Fresh ginger called adrak and dried ginger is soonth.

Ginger is known for its

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The Verge of Extinction

I mean, should this concern you?

If you pay any attention to the news, you’ll hear the stories about global warming and the decline and even extinction of some species. On one side we have experts arguing that global warming is a fantasy and on the other side of the argument, our climate is becoming more volatile and the oceans are rising; facts which cannot

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Breast Development

A Rite of Passage

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For girls it can be an exciting time when breasts finally start growing, but it can also be an anxious time, with lots of worries… like how big will they get, will they look good, and is anything wrong with mine? An

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