Health & Healing


Health and Healing Topics
From the Medical Column of Dr. Devananda Tandavan
As Published in the International Magazine, Hinduism Today

Dis-Ease: Origin and Treatment [June 88]§

Successful Weight Loss: Part 1 [Sep. 88]§

Successful Weight Loss: Part 2 [Oct. 88]§

Successful Weight Loss: Part 3 [Nov. 88]§

Vegetarianism: The B-12 Question [Dec. 88]§

Cholesterol--The Villain? [Jan. 89]§

Routine Circumcision is Unnecessary [Feb. 89]§

True Villain--Free Radicals [Mar. 89]§

Fat--How Much and What? [Apr. 89]§

Milk--The Perfect Food? [May 89]§

Baldness--Treating or Coping [June 89]§

Vegetarian Babies Are Healthy! [July 89]§

Proper Care for Your Teeth [Aug. 89]§

Medical Options: Homeopathy [Sep. 89]§

Some Homeopathic Alternatives [Oct. 89]§

Biochemic Cell Salt Remedies [Nov. 89]§

Cigarette Smoking Can Kill You [Dec. 89]§

How Food Labels Can Deceive [Jan. 90]§

How to Keep Your Nose Clean [Feb. 90]§

Healing Emotions with Flowers [Mar. 90]§

Hazards in Today’s Indian Diet [Apr. 90]§

Reducing High Blood Pressure [May 90]§

Natural Control of Hypertension [June 90]§

Breath Control to Beat Stress [July 90]§

Physical Results of Stress [Aug. 90]§

“Energy Medicine” and Prana [Sep. 90]§

Stop Harming Your Children!!! [Oct. 90]§

Vegetarian Pregnancy [Nov. 90]§

Vegetarian Baby and Child [Dec. 90]§

Health Through Ayurveda: Part 1 [Jan. 91]§

Ayurveda Part 2: Vata Dosha [Feb. 91]§

Ayurveda Part 3: Pitta Dosha [Mar. 91]§

Ayurveda Part 4: Kapha Dosha [May 91]§

Dangers of Food Irradiation [June 91]§

Summer Ayurvedic Pitta Diet [July 91]§

Care for Yourself by Yourself [Aug. 91]§

Don’t Live with Unhappiness [Sep. 91]§

Taking Good Care of Our Eyes [Oct. 91]§

Adjusting to the Fall Season [Nov. 91]§

The Importance of Skin Care [Dec. 91]§

Adjusting to Winter [Jan. 92]§

Soda Pop--Poison by the Can [Feb. 92]§

Wrist Problems and Computers [Mar. 92]§

Milk Doesn’t Do a Body Good [Apr. 92]§

Milk Substitutes [May 92]§

Milk Curds and Whey [June 92]§

Salt, the Hidden Killer [July 92]§

Coping with Pollution [Aug. 92]§

Avoiding Vitamin B-12 Deficiency [Sep. 92]§

For Happy Digesting: Part 1 [Oct. 92]§

For Happy Digesting: Part 2 [Nov. 92]§

MSG--A Hidden Hazard [Dec. 92]§

Scrutinizing Sugar [Jan. 93]§

Sugar: No Good for You [Feb. 93]§

Don’t Bribe Children with Sugar [Mar. 93]§

Dangers of Sugar Substitutes [Apr. 93]§

The Science of Taste: Part 1 [May 93]§

The Science of Taste: Part 2 [June 93]§

The Science of Taste: Part 3 [July 93]§

Doctors and Abortion [Aug. 93]§

AIDS--A Man-Made Disease?: Part 1 [Sep. 93]§

AIDS--Easily Transmitted: Part 2 [Oct. 93]§

AIDS--No Possible Vaccine?: Part 3 [Nov. 93]§

AIDS--Awareness is Prevention: Part 4 [Dec. 93]§

AIDS--Develop Healthful Habits: Part 5 [Jan. 94]§

AIDS--Avoiding Contact: Part 6 [Feb. 94]§

A Traveler’s Simple First Aid Kit [Apr. 94]§

Staying Healthy While Traveling [May 94]§

Genes--A Double-Edged Sword [June 94]§

Constipation, Source of Toxins [July 94]§

Chronic Constipation [Aug. 94]§

Conquering Constipation [Sep. 94]§

It’s a Girl! Thanks to Dad [Oct. 94]§

The Nicotine Fit: Fit for No One [Nov. 94]§

Smoking: Sources of Addiction [Jan. 95]§

Smoking: Quit “Cold Turkey” [Feb. 95]§

Smoking: The Fancy of the “Civil” Cigar [Mar. 95]§

Tobacco [Apr. 95]§

Smokeless Tobacco’s Bane [May 95]§

Second-Hand Smoke: How Safe? [June 95]§

Computer Stress Syndrome: Part 1 [July 95]§

Computer Stress Syndrome: Part 2 [Aug. 95]§

Reducing Computer Eye Strain: Part 3 [Sep. 95]§

Keeping Fit at the Computer [Oct. 95]§

The End of Computer Stress [Nov. 95]§

A Contended Cow’s Milk: Part 1 [Dec. 95]§

A Contended Cow’s Milk: Part 2 [Jan. 96]§

Antibiotic Insensitivity, Part 1 [Feb. 96]§

Antibiotic Insensitivity, Part 2 [Apr. 96]§

Antibiotic Insensitivity, Part 3 [May. 96]§

How Wine Can Help the Heart [June 96]§

Mad Cow Disease and CJD [July 96]§

Menopause and Women: Part 1 [Aug./Sept./Nov. 96]§

Mitigating Menopause [Dec. 96]§

Hospital Hopes And Hazards [Jan. 97]§

Antidotes For Andropause [Feb. 97]§

DHEA: Menace or Miracle [Mar. 97]§

A Toxic Monster In Your Mouth [Apr. 97]§

Coming of Age, From Lass to Lady [May. 97]§

Boys Will Be Boys, But Not for Long [June 97]§

Ayurvedic Principles For Pubescence [July 97]§

Ways to Soothe That Heartburn [Aug. 97]§

Stevia Rebaudiana: How Sweet It Is! [Sept. 97]§

Cures For BHP, the Older Man’s “Curse” [Oct. 97]§

BSE: The Ruminant Empire Strikes Back [Nov. 97]§

Better Ways to Help an Overactive Child [Dec. 97]§