(As published in the “Popular Lately” section of Elephant Journal)
I recently met an accomplished, Indian-born, western-trained Gastroenterologist at a graduation party I attended for my sister.
After sharing a little about how amazing it has been for me, as an American-born Indian, to not only discover, but have the opportunity to study Ayurveda, she was keenly interested to learn more.
“I work with the GI tract. We have so many complex procedures we take our patients through, but I so often find myself reminiscing back to my childhood days and all the simple, yet powerful solutions my grandmother used to possess to treat so many digestive ailments,” she confided.
Indeed, one of the most incredible discoveries for me from Ayurveda is how many tools it provides us to take our health into our own hands. Continue reading