Senior health challeges |Treatments in Dr.Franklin's Panchakarma

  Getting older will cause various health-related issues.Old age is viewed as an unavoidable, undesirable and problem-ridden phase of life. Problems of aging usually appear after the age of 65 years. Some of the age-related problems are: 1. Arthritis There are different kinds of Arthritis, each with different symptoms and treatments. Arthritis can attack joints in almost any part of the body. Millions of adults and half of all people age 65 and older are trouble...

What is hypercholesterolemia?

A soft, waxy substance found among the lipids in the bloodstream and in all your body’s cells is cholesterol. It’s an important part of a healthy body because it’s used to form cell membranes, some hormones and is needed for other functions. But a high level of cholesterol in the blood – hypercholesterolemia – is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, which leads to heart attack. Types of cholesterol There are several kinds, but the ones to focus...

Amas in Ayurveda - Signs and causes | Dr. Franklin's panchakarma center

"Ama" in Sanskrit means undigested or incomplete.Amas(toxins) are the root cause of various health disorders as per the ayurvedic science. Do you know how amas are produced? During metabolism, agni leads to the transformation of food products into energy.And, it leads to the production of certain toxic substances called "kleda". The excess kleda must be excreted out of the body to maintain healthy living. When the process of excretion cannot take place properly, accumulation ...

What is Kapha dosha?

Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the mind and body. It controls weight, growth, lubrication of the joints and lungs, and formation of all the seven tissues — nutritive fluids, blood, fat, muscles, bones, marrow and reproductive tissues.When we think of Kapha types we often think of loyal and compassionate individuals with a stable quality about them. This unique stability of kapha arises from the predominant elements of both water and earth which can also make Kapha types vul...

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