What are “Upayes” or remedial measures?

When we have a reading, an astrologer will usually point out certain areas of our life that can use improvement. Upayes are that part of Vedic Astrology that addresses those needs. Upayes basically means anything that helps to alleviate, minimize or nullify challenging karma, and to support the beneficial karmas.
The purpose of this blog is go review the different types of remedial measures and to discuss the pros and cons of each method.  Please feel free to join in and ask questions and give your input.