Articles by Dr. Marc Halpern

How Alcohol Affects Ojas

It may feel good… for a while, but alcohol is the destroyer of ojas. What Are Ojas Ojas refers to that which stabilizes the body and mind. It supports the immune system, and it keeps … More »

The Three Types of Tamas

Tamas describes a mind/consciousness union that lacks higher Self-awareness. This is called ignorance in Ayurveda and Yoga. Tamas is one of the three mahagunas or great qualities of the mind. Rajas and tamas are causative … More »

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Should You Get The Covid-19 Vaccine?

Recently, the Pfiser /BioNtech vaccine was approved for immediate use. The vaccine produced by Moderna will be available in the Spring. Both vaccines are under scrutiny by the pro and anti-vax community. Let us take … More »

Ayurveda 101

  The Meaning of Ayurveda Ayurveda is the traditional medical science of India and is more than 5000 years old. The word “Ayurveda” is derived from two Sanskrit roots, “Ayus” meaning “life” and “Veda” meaning … More »