October 24, 2008
October 23, 2008 – PANCHAKARMA BEGINS
I decided to begin panchakarma immediately as it lasts for 4 weeks and I prefer doing it before the weather gets cold. It is simply easier not to have to be bundled up in layer sof clothing and then lay naked in a cold room as Idid last time. It is also better not to do it in the winter, and Dr. Arora would not do it much later and I didn’t want to wait until February. I am pleased that I began today and will be done before the end of November. He has written out a daily program for me and if there is anything interesting to write about, I will, but will keep the coming posts general…more for my own reference than anything else.
Today I had a full checkup and according to Dr. Arora, I am generally in much better shape than I was last time he saw me. This is true. As a matter of fact, this is the very first time I have come to India (or returned home for that matter), without finding myself ill. My general health has been good the past number of months despite changes in weather, moving to a new flat, working, hectic times with family etc. And several weeks before leaving, I asked Verma, my Indian doctor in Israel, to prescribe something to keep me from getting sick from the pollution during my stay in Delhi. He gave me something to take prior to leaving which seems to have Read the rest of this entry »