Guruatma K Khalsa

healing from the inside out

April 17, 2013
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suspecting she has Relapsing Polychondritis (autoimmune disease), a woman asks me, “what did you do to recover?”

you asked: What do you think was the most beneficial thing that you did to recover?  Was it the medications or other forms of detoxifications?  I have to admit, I struggle with the thought of utilizing powerful medications but I totally hear more »

March 2, 2013
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trusting doctors and how a chronic illness patient can get what they need at the doctors office – recorded lecture

one of our chair yoga students who has for a long-time now been searching for a diagnosis that matches her symptoms, mentioned to me that she doesn’t trust doctors because of all the troubles she’s encountered in the past.  i more »

February 22, 2013
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‘low points’ of chronic & critical illness

what to do when we’re at a really low point along the long, drawn-out path of our healing journey, feeling so disappointed that we lose faith and honestly don’t how we’re going to cope if things don’t improve? the only more »

January 31, 2013
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chronic and critical illness symptoms respond immediately to acupuncture treatments

i’m not sure what year i wrote this letter to the man who generously offered me acupuncture treatments, but i do know that i was fortunate to have weekly appointments with him for several years – i was so sick more »

January 29, 2013
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chronic & critical illness anxiety

i was just up in the attic going through my 7 legal-size boxes of medical files (in addition the legal-size cabinet full of medical docs down in my dining room) searching for my medication charts for the author of my more »

January 23, 2013
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Six Stages of Healing Program

A Support Program for People with Chronic and Critical Illness The Six Stages of Healing from the Inside Out Program is based on the personal experience of Guruatma K Khalsa who has dealt with a serious, rare and relapsing autoimmune disease more »

January 22, 2013
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steroids like prednisone (cortisone-related drugs) can save your life and really mess you up, too

i am reminded how powerful steroids are by observing their effects on world-famous athlete, Lance Armstrong.  i watched his confession on Oprah and kept expecting an ’emergency broadcast system’ banner to run across the bottom of the screen, heralding the more »

January 14, 2013
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Guruatma K Khalsa’s Bio

Contact Guruatma   View Guruatma’s Personal Healing Gallery The Breath Whisperer Guruatma K. Khalsa was born in 1952 and grew up in a large, middle-class family in Chicago, Illinois. Being the oldest girl of nine children, she was always taking care of more »

January 13, 2013
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Ambien – will I become addicted to it? – worrying about taking sleeping pill drugs

Can you tell me your experience with the sleeping pill called Ambien… was it addictive for you or did you have side effects from it?  anything else?  A friend of mine is using it… it’s helping but she’s feeling tentative more »

December 31, 2012
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Medical Disclaimer

The ideas, procedures or suggestions I share with you on this website, OR in an email/phone/skype conversation/consult OR, in one of my yoga classes, are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. All more »