Stress and Its Many Hats: by Dr. Damiana Corca, DOM, AP

“Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.”

Dr. Hans Selye, also called Dr. Stress Continue reading

Sage of Arunachala Sri Ramana Maharshi: By Dr. Harsh K. Luthar

Over a period of more than half a century, some of the greatest yogis and sages of India and even a few Shankracharyas had the good fortune to visit the Sage of Arunachala, also known as Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi. The list of luminaries who sought Bhagavan’s grace over a period of 53 years would be too long to recite in this short piece. Continue reading

Sri Ramana’s Understanding of Human Weakness

Editor’s note: Sri Ramana was one of the most liberal, tolerant, and nonjudgmental sages. He understood the nature of human weakness and was compassionate towards those who were criticized by others as sinners. The following story illustrates this point well.

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Papaji (H.W.L. Poonja): by Lisa Carneal

A friend asked me whom this Papaji is that I speak of so often. So here’s an attempt to express That in words: Continue reading

Overview and Treatments for Temporomandibular Joint Disorder: By Dr. Viorel Iliescu & Dr. Damiana Corca

By the estimate of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, as much as 5-12% of the US population suffers from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD). Common therapies such as ice, chewing on softer foods and temporary pain drugs may bring some relief, but if you are one of the 15% of the above number that develops chronic TMJD, you surely know that these therapies are like giving massage to a wooden leg. Continue reading

Herbal Care in Dentistry: by Dr Damiana Corca, DOM, AP

When it comes to teeth and other related problems, there is a tendency to treat locally and symptomatically only. Is that going to have long-lasting results? One of my mottos is that if a problem took a few years to develop, it is rather important to stress that it will likely take at least a few months to resolve. Consistent herbal care will offer those long-term results, especially if combined with lifestyle changes. Continue reading