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Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.

BAMS, MD, Medical Officer, Govt. Ayurveda Dispensary, Munnar, Idukki

Fundamentals of Ayurveda

Vaidya: Much beyond 'Doctor'

The term ‘Vaidya’ is definitely one of the most misunderstood usage in today's world. In fact it can be attributed to some famous vaidya who made a mockery of the usage. Does the usage simply mean a Doctor or does it mean much more? On this day of Doctors Day being celebrated all over, Dr Sreedarshan writes more about who is eligible to be termed as Vaidya.

01 Jul 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.

Diseases and Ayurveda Management

Bad Blood to Good Blood

Today, 20th June, is World Blood Donation Day! What does Ayurveda have to tell us about blood? What are the health conditions that may arise when the normal aspects of blood is deranged? How can they be managed? What exactly is 'bad blood' or 'raktha-dooshyam' that everyone is talking about? This articles answers all these questions and many more..Read on to Find Out..(Malayalam)

14 Jun 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.


Hypertension and Sarpagandha

Kerala is a global hub of lifestyle disorders and Hypertension is one among our leading health challenge. A vast majority of the geriatric population are under regular medication for this silent killer. Hypertension is very often a symptom that requires a total correction in lifestyle and just popping a tablet will not complete its management. How does an Ayurvedic physician view this condition? Dr Sreedharsan writes about this and more

17 May 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.


'Ayurveda works in "Slow-Motion'. Really!?

In Ayurveda, you are an integral part of healing. You are not a 'subject'. You have to actively contribute to your wellness or cure. Very often, people seek the help of Ayurveda when everything else have failed and by that time, the condition may have become extremely complex to manage. Yet, the results that Ayurveda delivers even at those stages are astounding. So imagine how fast it can work when you make Ayurveda your primary healthcare system. Ayurveda has very clear projections on how quick and effectively a disease can get cured. Do you want to know about it? Dr. Sreedarshan K. S. lays it out in this article..

11 May 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.

News and Updates

Malaria: A Contemporary Ayurvedic View

Today April 25 is Observed as World Malaria Day globally. WHO has announced WORLD MALARIA DAY 2020 with the banner "Zero Malaria Starts with me". Malaria, a deadly vector borne disease, is the oldest known killer disease. The disease is spread by the Vector Female Anopheles Mosquitoes. The world has been fighting effectively against the life taking disease, African mainland having the highest death rates have been brought down successfully in the last few years. The term Malaria as such is not seen in Ayurvedic Literatures, but the disease has been well elaborated in the Vishamajwara context. Let us have thought of Malaria in Ayurveda..(Malayalam)

25 Apr 2020 by Dr. Sreedarshan K. S.

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