Blog Archive

Natural Sleep Apr 26th, 2017

Sleep is natural to life—just look at how well babies do it—and any problems we encounter should have a natural solution. Our inner sleep rhythm should connect to the rhythms of nature, or more specifically of daylight. Normally, as daylight fades, the body’s biological clock triggers the release of melatonin...

Youth and Beauty Apr 26th, 2017

The summer sun– our skin’s worst enemy—is retreating, but Old Man Winter is in quick pursuit. Heaters are on, the wind is dry and biting, and our skin is on red alert. Dryness and dehydration can sap skin of its youthful fullness and glow, adding years to our faces and...

Ayurvedic Herbs: Gotu Kola Aug 16th, 2016

Would you ever imagine there could be a coffee substitute that helps with mental alertness while it smooths your wrinkles? We can thank Mother Nature for Gotu Kola, a versatile brain tonic that also strengthens and nourishes the skin. In this video, Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf gives a brief explanation of...

Overcoming Emotional Stress Jul 8th, 2016

We all have emotional stress in our lives. Whether we experience it every day or only on occasion, emotional stress is an inevitable part of life. While stress is natural to life, it is becoming more and more prevalent to deal with it by taking anti-depressants, even when not clinically...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: the Ayurvedic Perspective May 21st, 2016

“Annie”, a 31-year-old patient, rushed to the emergency room three times over a year and a half period due to ovarian cysts becoming so large they suddenly ruptured and caused extreme pain. She came to Dr. Lonsdorf in hope of avoiding further painful instances.Annie had been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary...

Brain Health: Ayurveda Tips Apr 30th, 2016

As we get older there’s probably nothing that we value more than maintaining our brain health. A healthy brain means healthy memory which is such an important part of who we are. In this video, Nancy Lonsdorf, M.D, talks about what makes the brain healthy and what compromises brain health.Factors...

Get Squeaky Clean and Fresh! Apr 6th, 2016

Ever notice that around the equinox at the end of March, you may feel a little “off,” fatigued, less hungry, or even feel a subtle “flow” in your system? Good! Ayurveda describes that ama or impurities deep in the body begin to loosen and “flow” out this time of year,...

Heart Health Feb 16th, 2016

Hear Nancy Lonsdorf, MD interview Suzanne Steinbaum M.D on the surprising rising incidence of heart disease in young women and how women can avoid this number one cause of death through simple preventative practices.Dr. Steinbaum a top expert on heart health, is the director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox...