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In this episode I am interviewing Dr. Varalakshmi Yanamandra, an Ayurveda practitioner from Birmingham, UK. She is an expert in the management of gut health disorders and chronic pain using an ayurvedic, holistic approach.

The topics discussed in this podcast are:

How gut health and wrong food combinations can induce chronic pain in the body [04:00]
The relationship between alcohol consumption and Vitamin D deficiency [07:05]
Why Gluten, milk, and sugar can worsen your health problems [08:34]
How overconsumption of coffee can alter your gut flora [11:03]
Dietary recommendations to heal Irritable Bowel Syndrome [14:30]
Healthy alternatives for cow’s milk [16:15]
Why stress therapy is so important for IBS cure [19:10]
How using mindfulness while eating can enhance your digestion [22:00]
Common Ayurvedic herbs used for stress and IBS [24:16]
How eating on time can reduce the severity of IBS [28:13]
Why healthy nutrition and a balanced lifestyle are the two most important factors for health and vitality [36:50]

Dr Varalakshmi Yanamandra is an Ayurveda practitioner, B.A.M.S, OMT and the Managing Director of the Ayur Wellness & Pain Centre in Birmingham, UK. She teaches Ayurveda online via Europe Ayurveda Academy and uses her ayurvedic and holistic approaches to educate and empower the art of healthy eating and lifestyle in British people. Varalakshmi also is an editorial board member for JAIMS, International Ayurveda Research Journal. Currently, she is working on creating healthy recipes by incorporating ayurvedic principles into the modern diet.

Check out her work at:



Instagram – @drvaralakshmi

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