- Osteoporosis: an Ayurvedic approach
- Danger of cooking with high heat
- “It’s supposed to be good for ya.”—Then why isn’t it?
- Herb Profile: Turmeric
- Recipe: Hibiscus Mint Sun Tea
- Learning Sacred Anatomy: Part 5—Sacred Politics
- 10 herbs for weight loss
- Dairy: Test your tolerance
- Eating for good digestion (part 2)
- Eating for good digestion (part 1)
All posts by Kester Marshall
Osteoporosis: an Ayurvedic approach
What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease that is characterised by a decrease in bone mass and density. It is most common in women after menopause when it is referred to as primary type 1...
- Posted July 2, 2015
Thyroid Autoimmune Disorders: An Ayurvedic Perspective
The most common causes of Thyroid dysfunction are the autoimmune conditions known as Hashimoto’s disease, which causes the thyroid gland to become under-active (hypothyroidism), and Grave’s disease, which causes the thyroid gland to become over-active (hyperthyroidism). In...
- Posted June 17, 2015
What children need more and less of
It feels a bit weird to be writing an article about children’s health when I’m not a parent… However, I have always lived with other people’s kids and see many children of all ages in my private...
- Posted June 8, 2015
Endometriosis: an Ayurvedic perspective
Endometriosis is a gynecological condition in which endometrial cells from the lining of the uterus appear outside the uterus in the pelvic cavity. The main theory for how this happens is ‘retrograde menstruation’, or the movement of endometrial...
- Posted May 19, 2015
Constipation: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Constipation is the passing of hard, dry bowel motions (stools) that may be infrequent or difficult to pass. It can include having to sit on the toilet for much longer than usual, the sensation afterwards that the...
- Posted May 12, 2015
Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia: An Ayurvedic Perspective
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (otherwise known as CFS, ME or Post-viral Fatigue Syndrome) and Fibromyalgia are conditions that I’ve come across a lot working in clinical practice. In my experience, they can be extraordinarily debilitating – both physically...
- Posted May 5, 2015
Parasites: An Ayurvedic Perspective
I have to say, since moving to Northern NSW a few years ago, I have seen more people in clinic with complications due to intestinal parasites than I saw in 15 years of practice in South Australia!...
- Posted February 6, 2015
Ayurvedic Approach to Arthritis
The most common complaint when it comes to arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. This can be the fingers, the hands, the toes, the feet, the ankles, knees, wrists, shoulders, hips, spine… anywhere. And...
- Posted November 3, 2014
Ayurvedic Approach for Anemia
The word anaemia comes from ancient greek and means “lack of blood” and it is the most common disorder of the blood. It can refer to a decrease in the number of red blood cells or a...
- Posted June 20, 2014
Secrets to Avoid Suffering though Menopause
Menopause is the cessation of a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle. It typically happens during a woman’s late 40’s or 50’s (but certainly not always) and occurs due to the ovaries stopping the ripening and release of ova...
- Posted April 25, 2014