Kester Marshall, Author at Ayurveda | Everyday Ayurveda

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About Kester Marshall

Kester is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, Naturopath, Herbalist and Zen Monk teaching and practicing in New South Wales, Australia. He has run a successful family health clinic for over a decade and, with his wife Nadia, he is the managing director and principal teacher of the Mudita Institute in Byron Bay.
  • 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 March 14, 2017
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  • Endometriosis
    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 February 24, 2017
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  • Say Goodbye to 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 September 21, 2016
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  • 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 practice....

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • 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 July 21, 2016
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  • parasites
    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 May 21, 2016
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  • Ayurvedic Arthritis
    Ayurvedic Arthritis Treatments

    Ayurvedic Arthritis Treatments The most common complaint when it comes to arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. This can be the fingers, hands, toes, feet, ankles, knees, wrists, shoulders, hips, spine… anywhere. And it...

    • Posted May 12, 2016
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  • ayurveda anemia
    Ayurvedic Approach for Anemia

    The word anemia comes from ancient Greek and means “lack of blood.” Anemia is actually the most common disorder of the blood. It can refer to a decrease in the number of red blood cells or a...

    • Posted April 2, 2016
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  • How to Navigate Menopause with Ease and Grace

    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 March 14, 2016
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  • 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
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