Yogi Cameron Alborzian

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Ayurveda, Alternative Medicine

Location:

  • Los Angeles, CA

Activity

  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    Can yoga help with osteoarthritis (OA)?

    One mistake that many people make in response to the onset of disease in the body is that what is good for one person is good for another person. Case in point, someone might think that certain postures will benefit everyone suffering from osteoarthritis the same way they will benefit those suffering

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What is hatha yoga?

    Though the system of spiritual growth we know as Yoga began taking shape thousands of years ago, the physical practice of postures most of us are familiar with has its basis in the far more recent past. About a thousand years ago, certain sages in India began developing a system of physical purif

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    How can I get along with my family over the holidays?

    The holiday season brings with it colder days, longer nights, and a general sense of growing heaviness throughout each moment of the day. We often hear of the difficult emotional times people have as we get closer to the holidays, often out of a sense of loss or emptiness for the relationships they...Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    Should I become a vegetarian?

    Though different people follow a vegetarian diet for different reasons, all who endeavor to do so will enjoy significant health benefits. Animal proteins like beef, pork, and poultry are particularly dense foodstuffs with very little water content. To process such density, the body must tap into significant...Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    How can I eat more herbs?

    Typically, those of us in the West think of the spices in our kitchen as simply substances to change and enhance the flavor of food rather than affect the state of our physical being. But one thing that many people don't realize is that these spices are considered by certain traditions as having...Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What is Ayurveda?

    Approximately 5,000 years ago, sages in India determined that each of us could successfully maintain health, resolve illness, and prevent disease through a precise, methodical system of wellness that is known today as Ayurveda. While practitioners of Western medicine often treat patients by addressing

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What is yoga?

    When we encounter an adverse situation, we typically react from a place of anger, sadness, resentment, or another unpleasant emotion. This disturbed emotional state then eats away at us and causes an ongoing state of personal turmoil or suffering. For many of us, this is the extent of our life: s

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    Is it safe to consume herbs?

    What would happen if someone placed some garlic atop your food before you ate it? Would you be likely to be concerned for your wellbeing (beyond how it might affect your breath)? Probably not. However, if someone instead sprinkled something called valerian root, ashwaghanda, or feverfew on your food,

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    How does yoga work as therapy for fibromyalgia?

    Yoga postures, breathing, and meditation affect the mind and body right down to the tissue, plasma, and blood levels, and eventually bring relief as well as health to the often debilitating symptom of fibromyalgia.

    Calm yoga postures and breathing practices, in combination with meditation, can calm down the

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What are the possible benefits of a vegetarian diet?

    It is common knowledge that many pounds of feed are necessary for producing one pound of beef, and the production of poultry, pork, and other animal proteins require significant resources as well. The high amount of feed necessary for producing these proteins is one of several indications of how...Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What is traditional herbal medicine?

    When most of us think of medicine, we think of a pharmaceutical product we might be prescribed by our doctor or purchase at the local CVS. But while we've had access to these types of products for 100+ years, there has been another array of products that have been available to us for a longer period

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  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What are the most important things I can do to live longer?

    While there are many ways we can increase our longevity through a healthier lifestyle, one of the absolute simplest and most straightforward ways we can do so is to eat natural foods in small amounts.

    Ayurvedic tradition teaches us that our body's health is defined by the relative balance or imbalance...Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    While dining in a vegetarian restaurant, what foods should I choose?

    One of the big misconceptions regarding vegetarian food preparation is that if it doesn't have meat, it's healthy. This is not true. Often, to compensate for the lack of animal proteins on the menu, a vegetarian restaurant will fill their dishes with imitation animal meats like soy-based chicken....Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    As a vegetarian, what should my diet include?

    One of the biggest obstacles we face as a culture is our dependence on processed and packaged foods for sustenance. We eat many things that have many hard-to-pronounce ingredients, be it vegetarian or not. In following a vegetarian diet, it is not only necessary to avoid animal proteins like beef and...Read More
  • Yogi Cameron Alborzian - Los Angeles, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine

    What is clarified butter?

    Clarified butter, also known as ghee, is butter that has had the moisture boiled off over a heat source. This conversion process leads the butter's long-chain fatty acids to become short-chain fatty acids, which is of tremendous significance in regards to how the body responds to its consumption....Read More