Ayurveda & Aging Well

Ayurveda & Aging Well

8 Secrets for Vibrant Aging

Carrie Demers, MD

How can ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, shed light on the process of aging, and how can we use its ancient secrets to stay flexible and resilient? As we age, vata, the cool, drying, airy element, increases, leading to symptoms of dryness, chilliness, and dissipation in our body and mind. Dr. Carrie Demers describes the common health problems related to this, and offers simple, practical advice for keeping warm, hydrated, and grounded, as we embrace the aging process.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 10 mins

About the Author

Carrie Demers, MD

Board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the medical director of the Himalayan Institute PureRejuv Wellness Center (formerly Total Health Center) for the last 20 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers, and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to yogainternational.com and the Himalayan Institute online Wisdom Library.