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Here’s How Popular Yoga and Meditation Really Are | Time

Yoga Popularity There may no better sign of the shift in consumer healthcare than yoga popularity. The number of Americans who have practiced yoga continues to rise and so does the money they put into lessons and equipment. Yoga and meditation have not reached all parts of American society equally, but that will continue to …

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India’s government launches a vast health-insurance scheme

Health Insurance India India’s government has recently announced a new plan for health insurance throughout India. This Indian version of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is known as Ayushman Bharat, or Long Life India. The intent is to be a “safety-net”… not unlike American efforts in Medicaid / Medicare and the recent Medicare For All. What …

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Can The Curcumin In Turmeric Really Help With Everything?

Turmeric’s Benefits So many people are in search of the “wonder pill” that cures everything… without side effects. So far no one has found it. While not a cure-all, the Indian spice, turmeric may help across a variety of health issues. Turmeric’s benefits have been recognized for millennia in Ayurvedic medicine and now, with more …

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Medical Tourism Escalates: Sets Sights On Holistic Medicine

Medical Tourism Escalates As more American consumers become involved in their health decisions, there has been an uptick in medical tourism. One example is the increased traffic to Indian destinations where consumers can engage in Ayurveda, an ancient system of medicine. Some make the trip because they suffer from an illness while other go in …

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Life Changes Lifestyle– Ayurvedic Supplements for Menopause: Do They Work?

Life Changes Lifestyle Many women contemplate that phase of Life when they undergo “The Change”. Menopause is natural, if inconvenient and sometimes unpleasant. As with many conditions, how we choose to address menopause matters greatly. Quite simply, life changes lifestyle. What we did at age 10 is different from age 20 and is different from …

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AYUSH Medicines Booming In India

AYUSH Medicines Booming India boasts one of the oldest medical systems in the world, Ayurveda. Now India is investing in the renewed interest of its non-conventional medical systems, AYUSH (Ayurveda, Unani, Yoga, Naturopathy, Siddha, and Homeopathy). The new global interest has resulted in AYUSH medicines booming. This boom has attracted not only government investments but …

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How ghee, turmeric and aloe vera became India’s new instruments of soft power

Soft Power Revolution It is not often that world leaders try to assert the value of traditional medicine but it may well be a sign of the times. Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has launched a soft power revolution to establish the “Indianness” of ayurveda, its ancient system of medicine. India’s prime minister is planning a …

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Most Popular Alternative Healing Therapies

Popular Alternative Healing Therapies Trying to stay healthy has been with us since the dawn of Humanity. Many popular alternative healing therapies have been around for thousands of years. Traditional Chinese Medicine like acupuncture and herbs started over 2,500 years ago. Ayurvedic Medicine started over 3,000 years ago in India. We exist at a great …

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