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Pregnancy and Motherhood in Ayurveda by Dr. Scott Gerson

Ayurveda places an enormous emphasis on the importance of caring for the mother before, during, and after pregnancy. 'It is the woman who procreates children and propagates the human species. Dharma (righteousness), artha (wealth), lakshmi (auspiciousness), and loka (the entire universe) are represented in every woman.' (CS, Cs 2/3) Ayurveda regards the woman and her ability to produce and care for children as the basis of family life which, in turn, is the very foundation of society. Therefore, only if the women of a society are safe, protected, and content can these qualities manifest in that society.

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The Ayurvedic Approach to Candidiasis by Scott Gerson, MD, M. Phil. (Ayu), Ph.D. (Ayu)

Candida is the quintessential opportunistic pathogen. Normally its population is maintained at healthy levels by acid-producing bacteria that co-inhabit the same areas. When these normal bacteria populations are reduced or otherwise disturbed by any number of factors (discussed below) however, yeast populations can grow to abnormally high levels.

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The Ayurvedic Approach to Parkinson's Disease (Kampavata) by Scott Gerson, MD, M. Phil. (Ayu), Ph.D. (Ayu)

Parkinson’s Disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders affecting more than 1 million Americans and 10 million people worldwide. Parkinson’s Disease gets its name from an essay written in 1817 by a British pharmacist James Parkinson entitled “An Essay on the Shaking Palsy”.

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