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Respiratory System

Imbalanced Breathing During Sleep

  • By Vrinda Devani, M.D.
  • Oct 19, 2015

Since breathing is an involuntary process (meaning we breathe without consciously making a choice to breathe), we take this intricate process for granted. Have you considered everything that needs to go correctly in order to take a breath? Have you thought about how this may impact your or your clients’ and customers’ sleep?

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Sleep and Stress

Bringing Balance to Exhausted Adrenals

  • By Vrinda Devani, M.D.
  • Jul 23, 2015

A 19 year old female (Vata Pitta Prakriti) comes to you wanting help getting back to balance. She has late nights either studying or spending time with her friends and has a poor diet (candy and bagged chips are incredibly convenient). But she became concerned about her health when she started to have fatigue, difficulty concentrating, difficulty falling asleep, and noted that she’s been fighting a cold almost monthly this year. She also has had frequent vaginal yeast infections. You note bags under her eyes and more wrinkles than you’d expect for a nineteen year old. What one herb would be most beneficial? 

  1. Triphala
  2. Trikatu
  3. Neem
  4. Ashwagandha
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Sleep and Stress

The Impact of Stress on the Adrenal Glands

  • By Vrinda Devani, M.D.
  • Jul 23, 2015

Being stressed has become a glorified status in our society—the more stressed we can claim to be, the more productive and accomplished we are. And so it is no surprise that we find more and more clients coming into our practices and stores seeking and begging for answers to their complaints of fatigue, sleep disturbances, body aches, amongst a number of other complaints that all point towards a depletion of their adrenal glands.

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Sleep and Stress

Sweet Dreams with Ayurveda

  • By Banyan Botanicals
  • Sep 20, 2013
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Sleep and Stress

Ayurveda: The Art of Stress Management

  • By Dr. Marc Halpern, D.C.
  • Sep 20, 2013
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