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Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the traditional Indian medicine has come a long way even since then. With federally funded research into the efficacy of traditional remedies, a growing number of Ayurvedic schools and spas, and stricter regulations for certification on the horizon, it may be time to consider what Ayurveda can do for your health. (The fact that massage and yoga are among Ayurveda-approved treatment options probably doesn't hurt either.) Intrigued? Here's a...

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