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Live life stress free with Ashwagandha

Software professionals go through undue stress and various challenges every day. Those who are aware of the work culture in IT and Software Industries agree with this observation. Work pressure and deadlines are often considered to be the underlying reasons for stress which even impacts the food habits. When under the spell of stress, it is common to eat more of junk food and consume beverages like tea and coffee in excess. Stress and junk food as a combination goes against the physical and emotional health of a person which in turn leads to disturbed sleep. Therefore it’s a fair statement to make that conditions like insomnia are known to be very common among the software professionals.


Looking for an ideal solution

Under normal circumstances, it is very easy to recommend things like avoiding eating certain foods or keeping oneself out of situations that lead to stress and various other psychological challenges. But, none of these suggestions can readily help from a practical perceptive. It’s a process which takes several months to few years to undo the damage caused to the body. At the same time, it is completely unwise to advise anybody to quit the industry, unless he or she makes a well informed choice. Given this context, the solution lies in something that can detoxify the negative elements in the body on a regular basis which can ultimately help in balancing both professional success and good health. Such a solution has already been recommended in the annals of Ayurveda thousands of years ago in the form of Ashwagandha. It’s a medicinal herb with multiple health benefits. Ashwagandha is popularly believed to offer direct benefits in terms of stress relief and rejuvenation. It would be an ideal solution for software professionals who need to rejuvenate themselves on a daily basis.


Ashwagandha – Benefits and Methods of Use  

The traditional benefits of Ashwagandha have been confirmed by several modern day research studies as well as the positive clinical experience shared by medical experts. Apart from supporting and enhancing immune system, it is very effective in improving healthy sleep patterns and sustaining energy levels that would keep a person active and refreshed all through the day. Available in both powdered and tablet forms, it is recommended for daily consumption before going to bed. Traditionally, it was used as a powder combined with warm milk and honey. It has become very convenient to use with the introduction of tablet form of Ashwagandha. No major side effects are reported so far, however using it in excess quantities may cause diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. It is always advised to seek medical advice about the ideal dosage and methods of use.


Dr. Brahmananda Nayak, AyurCentral, R.T. Nagar.


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