This Summer, Make More Ojas to Keep Pitta in Check!

“Hi! Am having a tough time with dehydration/cooling off this summer. Wondering if there is a pitta pacifying product I can add to my water to help with this. I had been adding lemon juice, but a friend told me it aggravates pitta. Is this … [Read more...]

Mucuna Instant coffee

Does your morning cup of coffee act as a tridoshic body and brain tonic? Is it rejuvenating to all your bodily tissues? Nourishing for your nerves? Calming for your mind, and supporting your daily detox through your kidneys and colon? Is it a good … [Read more...]

MRSA: Infection of the skin

This is a 27-year-old female who presented to our office with MRSA infection of the entire body. MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) infection is caused by a strain of staph bacteria that has become resistant to the antibiotics … [Read more...]

Happy Navaratri! Here’s to new beginnings…

"The universe is made of stories, not atoms!" as a poet once said. Think about it: don't we all live through the stories we tell ourselves in our minds? Our stories make us who we are, and we evolve as our self-woven stories evolve! Vedic culture … [Read more...]

A testimonial on Psoriasis

This is an excellent case history on the wonderful work we are doing for all our psoriasis patients.  This particular patient had it so bad, his hands were weeping so he had to wrap them in bandages.  His fingers were so swollen he couldn't even … [Read more...]

Why do you get sick in “ritu sandhi” – when the season shifts from Summer to Autumn?

In the summer time we are exposed to increased "agni" - the sun's vicinity to the earth heats up the environment along with our bodies. In response to the heat, our channels dilate and our metabolic "agneya" organs -  liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach … [Read more...]

Ease your way into Autumn with turmeric

  In the SVA tradition, the channels play a central role in "ritu sandhi" - the junction between two seasons. Addressing the channels will not only make you feel better as the temperatures drop, but it will make sure you can get the most … [Read more...]

Testimonial on ADHD Insomnia

This case history demonstrates the wonderful work we are able to do (without pharmaceuticals!) with children who are diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, Insomnia and lack of attention and focus.  Again, as in all the other maladies we treat, we get to the root … [Read more...]

A testimonial on Iritis

This case history is a wonderful example of how our protocols can work -- even in tough cases which doctors have had no success. This woman came into our office in March 2014 with recurring iritis.  Iritis is inflammation that affects the eye's … [Read more...]

Testimonial on Facial Tics

This woman presented to our office 2 weeks ago with one of the worst facial tics I have ever seen.  Her face was constantly grimacing as I tried to take her history.  Her face would go into a huge muscle spasm/contortion and her eyes would squint … [Read more...]