Medicine

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Fear, Seduction, & Preventative Procedures (like Mammograms): How can we make (informed) decisions?How do we decide whether or not to undergo a, “preventative” procedure like a mammogram? First, …
The Mechanics of Emotional Contagion: Who Affects Whom? Excerpt From, The Four Qualities of Effective PhysiciansDear Friends, My previous book, “How the Art of Medicine Makes the Science More Effective: …
Desire, Discipline, Decision-fatigue & DinacaryāAbstract The Problem: Sensory control v. repression of urges. The solution: Read on… I grew …
Want 30% Reduction in Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Deaths? Try this DrugAyurveda, Self-Reformation, & The Mediterranean Diet Study. [Warning: I hope this article isn’t too preachy…not …
Breast HealthDr. Welch talks about two major factors in breast health – considerations she wished all women knew about …
Good vs. Evil; Devas vs. Asuras; Good Planets vs. Bad Planets: If We are Scientific, Why We Should Even Bother With Stuff Like Myth, Movies & Astrology?A few months ago, I was reading about how one of the big Hindu Gods …
Environment as Medicine (Vaidyagrama—the Ayurvedic Eco- Village)I suppose that, at any given time, there are always at least a few places …
Becoming the Medicine We PracticeAncient Āyurvedic texts describe four qualities one must possess to become an effective physician: Excellence …
Autumn Cleansing or Detox Programs: Why Go Austere in a Time of Harvest?It’s happened. I can feel it. You probably can too. Autumn. Quite a personality she …
Um. Try Not to Be a Psychopath With Your PatientsI just spent such a delightful weekend with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda students, who …
Oil Pulling: Miracle or Myth?Sometime in maybe the 2000s, I started hearing a lot about, “oil pulling.” How it …
Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Oil MassageThe body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even …
Sin, Virtue & Plant MedicineHow Human And Plant Behavior Affect Each Other  In the summer of 2010, Dr. Robert …
New: Women’s Health & Hormones online course taught by Dr. Welch, with an innovative approach to understanding women’s hormones and health conditions. Designed for everybody, regardless of medical background, from MDs to professionals of Ayurveda or TCM, to anyone interested in women’s health.