HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

We all are very much aware with various human activities that have caused irreparable damage to land, air, water and   organisms that inhabit them. Man is mercilessly exploiting the planet that nurtures him and provides life and sustenance. The increasing concern now for the protection of the environment is not because of mans love for nature but to a great extent to protect directly or indirectly human health, well-being, and comfort and to avoid illness and diseases. Although ancient civilizations were aware of the effects of environment on health, the…

The Root Cause Of Chronic Fatigue And Fibromyalgia

Chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia are both devastating and disabling diseases that the medical community believes to be different expressions of the same disease. Chronic fatigue patients have severe fatigue but more sore throats, swollen glands, and fever; fibromyalgia patients suffer from severe fatigue and total body pain. No specific treatment exists for either of these diseases. As a result, fibromyalgia used to be called psychosomatic rheumatism. In fact, many physicians still believe this disease is just in the patient’s head. No doubt, these are frustrating illnesses for both the physician…

Can Indian Diet Benefit Our Health?

We all are aware with the fact that the kitchen of every Indian family controls its health. Herbs and spices have a special place in the kitchen. Every Indian kitchen is equipped with a box with small compartments for spices that are used daily in cooking. These are mustard seeds, turmeric, red chilly powder, asafetida, fenugreek seeds, kokum, tamarind and homemade garam masala. The cures of several illnesses are in the hands of every Indian. You just need to know your foods well. Kick out the bad fats and carbohydrates,…