Dr John Douillard, Author at Ayurveda | Everyday Ayurveda - Page 5 of 8

All posts by Dr John Douillard

  • How to Relieve Those Migraine Headaches

    Occasional migraine headaches are pressure headaches which are much different than that occasional tension headache. They come as a results of vasodilation of the cerebral arteries, which increases intracranial and arterial pressure, resulting in a pressure headache....

    • Posted December 19, 2015
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  • Open, Sesame: The Magic of the Little Seed

    Sesame seeds and sesame oil have been used as a medicine for thousands of years. According to Ayurveda, there is no better or more therapeutic oil than sesame. It has been documented as a food and medicine...

    • Posted December 12, 2015
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  • A Relaxed Approach to Cravings and Overeating

    Next time you find yourself craving dark chocolate, a vanilla latte or a bag of salty chips, indulge yourself! Give yourself permission to not only indulge, but really enjoy and savor each taste. These indulgences are called...

    • Posted December 5, 2015
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  • DIY Ayurvedic Skin Care (Part II: Moisturizer)

    Yesterday, in Part I of this series, I discussed home recipes for cleansing and toning the skin, how to determine your Ayurvedic skin type, and how to adjust your skin care recipe accordingly. Today, I would like to...

    • Posted November 29, 2015
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  • DIY Ayurvedic Skin Care (Part I: Cleanser + Mask)

    We all want younger, healthier, more radiant looking skin. In the past, I have written extensively on how to restore the function of the inner skin, by which I mean the epithelium that lines the heart, gut,...

    • Posted November 28, 2015
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  • 5 Tips to Feel Great after Thanksgiving Dinner

    It’s Thanksgiving! Here are a couple of great tips to make sure you feel energetic and vibrant after all that food. Tip One: Eat When the Fire is Hot One of the nice things about a Thanksgiving...

    • Posted November 26, 2015
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    How to Not Get Sick and Fat This Winter

    According to Ayurveda, November is the first month of winter, and the cause for a dramatic shift in diet and behavior. Winter and its dietary prescription of more proteins and fats to rebuild the body and mind...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Confused about Salt?

    Perhaps the most prolific dietary heart health mantra that has been preached and practiced for the past 30 years is to reduce your intake of salt. In this article, I want to share the science behind a...

    • Posted November 14, 2015
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  • Prepare Your Kids (and Yourself) for Halloween Sweets with This Herb

    For 10,000 years, humans have been infatuated with the sweet taste of sugar. Since the first sweet taste of mother’s milk some 2 million years ago, our early human ancestors established a very strong brain-gut neural pathway...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Miscarriage: How My Wife Bounced Back with Ayurveda

    My wife and I have six beautiful children, but they didn’t all come without a few scary moments. After our fourth child, my wife had three miscarriages in a row. They were all between two and four...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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