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Yoga is hailed for its many health benefits, such as stress reduction and joint pain relief. But did you know that there are certain yoga poses that can help with your digestive problems, including constipation.
Constipation can happen from time… Read More
It’s safe to say that most people try their best to reduce stress. Some choose a medicated route, perhaps choosing to drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes to take the edge off, while others choose healthier approaches to deal with… Read More
From time to time, we all pass gas. Flatulence is a completely normal part of the digestive process. When we digest food, it is reduced to its molecular form—this also results in the release of hydrogen, methane, and carbon dioxide… Read More
Lying in bed wide awake is no fun for anybody, especially when we have a full day the next morning. Often, when we don’t get a restful night’s sleep, we feel grumpy and restless the next day. Besides restlessness, people… Read More
Those who suffer from depression may find better relief of their symptoms on a yoga mat, according to a new study from Boston University Medical Center.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a chronic, recurrent, and disabling condition that is prevalent… Read More
Back pain lasting for three or more months is considered chronic, and as constant pain is a disruption to daily activity, researchers set out to examine the effectiveness of yoga in treating this condition. The research was conducted by the… Read More
Yoga poses can help relieve chronic pain in the lower back. One of the most common reasons for doctor visits, lower back pain can negatively affect one’s quality of life . Although many patients take over-the-counter or even prescribed medications… Read More
Yoga can be beneficial in promoting kidney health. The main role of the kidneys is to help filter waste from the body, along with secreting necessary hormones and stabilizing blood pressure. The kidneys also help maintain homeostasis which goes to… Read More
Although rare, serious yoga injuries seem to be on the rise. This is due to the fact that more Americans are partaking in yoga which is reflected in the higher rate of injury. Between 2001 and 2014, nearly 30,000 Americans … Read More
Atrial fibrillation patients doing yoga improved their quality of life and lowered their heart rate and blood pressure. Nurse and Ph.D. candidate Maria Wahlström explained, “Many patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) can’t live their lives as they want… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients can benefit from yoga. Stress is a large contributing factor to IBS symptoms, and yoga is a great way to reduce stress all the while gently stretching the body to ease muscle tension and promote… Read More
In chronic stroke patients, yoga may help improve balance and prevent falls. A small pilot study showed that group yoga can provide benefits to stroke patients no longer receiving rehabilitation care.
Lead researcher Arlene Schmid said, “For people with chronic… Read More