Articles by CCA Students

Prolactinoma and Ayurveda By: Tesia Love

 An Ayurvedic Interpretation and Approach to the Treatment of Prolactin-Secreting Adenoma of the Pituitary Gland INTRODUCTION Prolactinoma, a prolactin-secreting benign tumor (adenoma) of the anterior pituitary gland, is the most common type of pituitary tumor … More »

Menopause from an Ayurvedic Perspective (By Deva Khalsa)

Table of Contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………. 2 What is menopause?……………………………………….3 Hot Flashes………………………………………………………………………… 5 The Doshas………………………………………………………………………… 8 Dhatus……………………………………………………………………………….. 10 Herbs…………………………………………………………………………………. 15 Pathology of Menopause…………………………………………………… 18 Hormone Replacement Therapy………………………………………… 21 Diet……………………………………………………………………………………. 25 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………… 27 Endnotes/abstracts……………………………………………………………. 28  See PDF Article … More »

Ginger: An Ancient Panacea for Modern Times ( By Brenda Castro)

 INTRODUCTION Known as vishwabheshaja, “the universal medicine”, ginger (zingiber officinale) has been a panacea for digestive, respiratory, and circulatory disorders for thousands of years.1,2  Ginger’s versatility is found in ancient Ayurvedic texts, international cuisine, and … More »

THE SOUND OF HEALING: By Dena Jackson

   The science of Ayurveda is designed to help us live in harmony with our environment. Part of living in harmony with one’s environment includes balanced use of the senses.  This can be a challenge, … More »