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Summer seasonal routine

Seasonal routine(Ritucharya) according to Ayurveda Ayurveda prescribed some Dietary and lifestyle practice for every season because every season affects our body's doshas(three pillars of human body Vata, pitta, Kapha)  some way. By following the mentioned seasonal routine, we can avoid unnecessary health issues and lifestyles disorder. According to Ayurveda a year is divided into two periods Ayana (solstice) (depending on the direction of movement of the sun). Each solstice is formed of three Ritus (seasons) Uttarayana (northern solstice) or Adan kal Late winter (Shishir) Spring (Vasant) Summer (Grishma) Dakshinayana (southern solstice) or Visarg Kal Early winter (Hemant) Monsoon (Varsha) Autumn (Sharad) So, three are a total of six seasons in one year. Summer is the last season of Adan Kal(northern solstice). The relation between  summer season and dosha  In Ayurveda summer is considered a pitta season. In summertime Intense sunlight increased pi

High cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia.

High cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia. Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that's found in cells of our body  Cholesterol is essential for many body functions like making cell membranes and making Vitamin D and hormones. Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of excess cholesterol levels in the blood that contributes to the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease  Types of cholesterol High-density Lipoprotein or HDL It is useful for the body because it takes cholesterol away  from the cells and then back to the liver. The liver breaks it down or passes it to out of the body as waste material. Often called the good cholesterol Low-density Lipoprotein or LDL It is the “bad” cholesterol. LDL takes cholesterol from the liver to the cells. Cells use cholesterol but too much cholesterol in the blood can clog the arteries. LDL is the bad or “lousy” cholesterol. It can lead to a buildup of plaque in the arteries. Very low-density lipop