Dr. Scott Gerson

About the Author Dr. Scott Gerson

Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. (Ayu) is one of the world’s leading clinical physicians and researchers in Ayurvedic Medicine. He is the medical director of The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine (est. 1982). Dr. Gerson is an Associate Professor at Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Department of Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine), where he earned his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Ayurveda, and a Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College.

The Ayurvedic Approach To Female Infertility
Pregnancy and Childbirth

The Ayurvedic Approach To Female Infertility

Infertility is usually defined as the inability to conceive despite regular sexual intercourse for more than 12 months. This article will address primarily female infertility or “female-factor” infertility. In the conventional Western medical paradigm, a woman’s advanced age, hormonal abnormalities, tubal-, uterine-, or endometrial-related conditions are common causes of female infertility. In men, infertility is…

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Ayurveda At A Crossroads: Critical Questions For Today's Ayurveda Community
Practitioner To Practitioner

Ayurveda At A Crossroads: Critical Questions For Today’s Ayurveda Community

Hitāhitam sukham duhkham āyustasya hitāhitam mānam ca tacca yatroktam āyurvedaḥ sa ucyate “That is said to be Ayurveda which measures the beneficial and harmful, the happy and unhappy, the wholesome and unwholesome factors of life and the lifespan.” Caraka Samhita I/41 Although certainly not for the first time in its history, Ayurveda has again arrived at…

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