Welcome to our Magazine. This is a portion of a site that contains a collection of articles written by staff researchers interested in areas of health and medicine. Please note that these articles are meant for general interest and are not meant to contradict established medical advice. Regardless please enjoy the articles as they are based on topics that fall outside the realm of traditional peer-reviewed scientific research.

What is homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a form of alternative medicine that originated out of Germany in 1796 when German physician Samuel Hahnemann propounded his “law of similars” that states “let like be cured by like”. The statement has no scientific underpinning and is taken on the good doctor’s word. The word homeopathy is derived from the Greek hómoios which means like and pathos that means suffering. It is interesting to note that it was Hahnemann who coined the term “allopathic medicine”. 

Ayurveda: The Science of Long Life

Ayurveda translates into 'The science of long life'. It is a form of holistic medicine that has been practiced in the Indian subcontinent for the past 5000 years. Ayurveda traces its roots to the ancient Vedic texts that form the basis of all classical learning that ancient India has to offer. According to ayurveda five elements that pervade the universe are also the main builders of the human body, they nourish and maintain it. These elements are ether, air, fire, water, and earth.

Yoga Suggestions for the Obese Beginner

As the causes of obesity can often be attributed to degrees of physical, mental, and emotional imbalance, we hypothesize that Yoga can be one of the best health activities for obese individuals. Yoga is a traditional art that originated in India. Regular practice of Yoga often brings about improvements in physical, mental, and spiritual health. Yoga is thus a holistic approach to life that uplifts the practitioner.

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