Ayurveda: A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional Indian Medicine for the West

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For thousands of years, Ayurveda has merged the traditional wisdom of eastern medicine, psychology, aesthetics, philosophy, the humanities, and spirituality to form the foundation of a worldview that is today prevalent throughout India. Now, Frank John Ninivaggi introduces one of the oldest medical systems to the West in a manner that is intelligent, understandable, and practical. By moving beyond conventional treatment of symptoms for illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, coronary heart disease and others, Ayurveda offers alternative principles and practices for overall self-development and better overall health by focusing upon life's purpose, its ills, and their treatments.