Addiction: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Panel Presentation: Dinesh Gyawali, BAMS, PhD, Myra Lewin, C-AP, Victor Briere, AD, Manas Kshirsagar, AD, Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, AD

Addictions have become a serious issue in modern life from social media to opioids and everything in between. This panel of experts will focus on how Ayurveda views addiction and its affliction in the mind. It will focus on the full variety of disturbance of the mind through addictions and how it can be addressed through Ayurveda and yoga. Case study presentations will be provided to illustrate approaches to addiction.

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This course is worth 2 PACE credits. Please complete the quiz below to obtain PACE credit. Once the quiz is completed, credit will be applied to your membership account within 30 days.

Name *
1. What is the root cause of addiction? *
2. The classical Ayurveda texts make reference to the use of marijuana *
3. What percentage of teen report being anxious every day? *
4. What do most cravings represent?