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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection — An invasion of bacteria into the urinary tract causes UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). The bacteria enter from the opening of the urethra and proceed further into the urinary tract. Some of the causes of UTI include sexual intercourse, multiple sexual partners and holding urine for too long. Urinary tract infection can be very painful, if not …

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Ulcerative Colitis (Ayurvedic Name – Adhogaami Raktpitt)

Ulcerative Colitis (Ayurvedic Name – Adhogaami Raktpitt) — According to Ayurveda ulcerative colitis is known as adhogaami rakt Pitt. It can be divided into: Udharvgaami Raktpitt Adhogaami Raktpitt In both diseases the prdhan (main) dosha is pitta affected with combination of rakt (blood) releases from body from either orally in a form of vomiting or in a form of blood- …

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Twelve Ways To Enhance Digestion

Twelve Ways To Enhance Digestion — Ayurvedic healers consider digestion a key indicator and determinant of good health. If your digestive agnis (fires) are functioning effectively, the food you eat should get completely digested, absorbed and assimilated by your body, with the wastes regularly flushed out. An efficient digest-absorb-assimilate cycle leads to enhanced ojas. Ojas is the biochemical essence formed …

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis — A infection of the lungs, Tuberculosis is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The germ enters the body through the nose, mouth or windpipe and stays down in the tile lungs. The causes of tuberculosis include low resistance of the body, smoking, drinking and stress. The symptoms of this disease begin with cough and extend to chest pain, …

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Toothache

Toothache — Toothache can be described as a sensation of pain or soreness either in or around the tooth. It causes inflammation, irritation, swelling and reddening of the area around the affected tooth. The present-day lifestyle, full of stress and unhealthy eating habits, has made toothache a common problem. Some of the reasons for toothache are tooth decay, mouth bacteria, …

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Tonsillitis (Tonsils)

Tonsillitis (Tonsils) — Tonsils are lymph nodes, located on both sides of the throat. Tonsillitis can be described as a bacterial or viral infection that affects these lymph nodes. This infection results in enlargement of the tonsils. Tonsillitis can be of varying degrees of seriousness – mild, moderate and severe. In case of chronic tonsillitis, enlargement of the tonsils is …

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Toe Nail Fungus

Toe Nail Fungus — Toe nail fungus is the result of infection caused by tiny micro-organisms. Also known as Onychomycosis, the fungi grows in the warm and moist fingernails. As the fungi growth increases, it makes the nails hard and brittle and also leads to discoloration. Though toe nail fungus is not painful in the initial stages, it starts hurting …

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Tired Eyes

Tired Eyes — ‘Tired eyes’ is one of the problems frequently occurring in the present-day world. In this condition, along with puffiness around the eyes, a person also suffers from heaviness in the head. Lack of sleep is one of the primary causes of tired eyes. Other causes include allergy, eyestrain, fatigue, conjunctivitis, excessive crying, inadequate supply of oxygen to …

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Thirst (Ayurvedic Name – Trishna)

Thirst (Ayurvedic Name – Trishna) — Water is very vital for living beings on this planet among all other four element necessary for life. Two third surface of earth is covered with water , 76% of human body consists of water and thus thirst is the natural process in human body. As all other ailments, Ayurveda treats thirst according to …

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