Category Archives: Yoga Health

Top 10 herbs for Cholesterol Management

Anyone can have high blood cholesterol. Also, as there are no warning signs, you may be surprised to learn that you have high blood cholesterol. The best way to lower your high blood cholesterol is to eat foods low in saturated fat, total fat, and cholesterol; be more physically active; and lose weight, if you…

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Managing Osteoporosis Through Yoga

Losing bone density is a natural part of the aging process, but when too much bone is lost the bones become weakened and susceptible to fracturing and breaking. Osteoporosis is considered a “silent disease” with no symptoms or warnings signs, but can be prevented and treated through regular weight bearing exercise with proper diet and lifestyle habits. Weight bearing exercise is any movement that requires your muscles to work…

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Yoga To Manage Hypothyroidism & Prevent Weight Gain

About half of the estimated 27 million Americans with Thyroid disease remain undiagnosed, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Hypothyroidism refers to the lack of thyroid hormones in the blood. Thyroid problems and the presence of antibodies against the thyroid (which predict hypothyroidism) are more common in women, and increase with age. Depending…

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Improve Digestion With Yoga

If you frequently suffer from bloating, cramping, and gas after meals, try practicing these poses. Yoga poses increase blood flow to your digestive tract and stimulate the intestinal action known as peristalsis so digestion is more efficient. Yoga also calms you, which in turn relaxes your digestive system and leads to more effective elimination. Forward…

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Yoga And Breast Cancer Management

A yoga research on 126 women revealed that, the ladies taking yoga exercise experienced a 12% betterment in physical weakness, physical functioning, and quality of living unlike those in the program who didn’t take the yoga classes. Yoga lessons had been shown to enhance the stress degrees and sense of well-being of breast cancer patients.…

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Yoga For Cancer

Cancer patients often find themselves in distracted state of mind—bombarded by contradictory, information, subjected to invasive, painful procedures, and not-always-compassionate medical care. When our minds are so grievously disturbed, we may find it impossible to make crucial decisions or relate satisfactorily to our family and friends. Practicing Pranayam, meditation and relaxation help in reliving tension. When…

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Yoga for Diabetics

Diabetes means that the body does not produce or use insulin properly. Many studies have reported the beneficial effect of the practice of yoga on diabetes. Some studies have mentioned up to 65 percent beneficial effect of yogic therapy for diabetes. Studies  have confirmed that the practice of the yogic postures can rejuvenate the insulin…

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Yoga to Manage Arthritis Pain

Yoga can help relieve both the pain and psychological distress suffered by patients with arthritis, according to a research. Patients with osteoarthritis and those with rheumatoid arthritis both frequently see benefits from the activity, it found. The US research, published in the Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, involved a review of nine previous…

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Yoga to Handle Epileptic Seizures

Research carried out at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi) found that meditation improved the brain wave activity of people with seizure disorders leading to a reduction in seizures. In a similar study conducted in the United States concluded that patients who learned to control their breathing had an improvement in…

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Yoga for Amenorrhoea

The term ‘amenorrhoea’ literally means ‘the absence of periods’. There are a wide variety of reasons why you may not be having periods, like heavy exercise, stress or eating disorder and you must always take steps to find out what is causing your amenorrhoea. Primary amenorrhoea is when menses have not occurred by the time…

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Yoga for Good Spinal Health

The spine consists of 26 bones, called vertebrae, which run from the “atlas” our head sits on, to our “coccyx” or tailbone. These vertebrae stack one on top of the other in the vertebral column, floating on intervertebral discs. Every other bone in our body is attached in some way to our spinal column. Further, the spine…

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Yoga for Healthy Liver

The liver has many functions; stores certain vitamins,minerals and sugars for use as fuel, cleanses/filters the toxins out of your blood and controls the production/excretion of cholesterol. Your overall health and vitality, to a great extent, depends upon the health of your liver. The thousands of enzyme systems that control virtually every body activity are…

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