Eating disorders are complex and potentially life-threatening conditions that
arise from a combination of behavioral, emotional, psychological, interpersonal,
biological, and social factors. They are viewed as a dysfunction of the first
chakra in the yogic energetic system. Read
Face yoga comprises of a series of toning and strengthening exercises for the
muscles of your face. Exercises include rolling the tongue to make vibrating
sounds and exaggerated yawns to release the jaw muscles.
Yoga Asanas to Cure Knock Knees
Knock-knee is a structural deformity, caused
by certain muscles being overactive (tight) while other muscles staying
underactive (weak) resulting in poor knee alignment.
The problem is not limited to the knee but affects the upper leg area including
the femur and tibia leg bones
plus related tissues. Knock-knees tend to put increased pressure on the lateral
compartment cartilage and strain the soft tissue of the medial, or inner, knee.
Yoga to enhance Fertility
In yoga the body is seen as an energy system, with a number of different
areas or chakras. The second
Charka, is know as the seat of creation or reproduction. Enhancing blood flow
into this region will help you seek significant results.
Your neck is a complex interlocking structure consisting of bones, joints, nerves, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Neck pain or a stiff neck can result from a sprain after bending your neck into an abnormal position (for example, by sleeping on too many pillows, acute torticollis), from poor posture, or even from sitting in a draught for too long. Sometimes, neck pain may be caused by the general ‘wear and tear’ that occurs on the joints and bones in your neck. This is called cervical spondylosis, and is a type of arthritis.
It is repeatedly signified that one needs to follow a healthy balanced diet. The sattvic diet, also called the yogic diet, is a nutritional approach to achieving higher consciousness through the consumption of fresh, whole foods.
Yoga at the Beach
Anger comes in several forms, including outrage,
frustration, jealousy, resentment, fury, and hatred. It also masquerades as
judgment, criticism, and even boredom. Like all emotions, it is a complex,
ever-shifting state involving thoughts, feelings, and bodily changes.
De-fusing Anger with yoga
Anger comes in several forms, including outrage,
frustration, jealousy, resentment, fury, and hatred. It also masquerades as
judgment, criticism, and even boredom. Like all emotions, it is a complex,
ever-shifting state involving thoughts, feelings, and bodily changes.
Yoga can go a long way to help cancer survivors sleep better, feel more energized, and cut back on sleeping medications.
The triceps, biceps and deltoids are the most visual muscles in the arms. Biceps run along the front of the upper arms and help you bend your elbow; triceps run along the back of the upper arms and help extend the elbow; and deltoids, the outer layer of the upper arms, allow you to lift your arms to the side, front and back, as well as rotate them inward and outward. Focusing on poses that engage these “defining” muscles will help create a more chiseled, beach-ready look.
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.
Take a Yoga Break at Your Office Desk
Modern day office work requires long hours of sitting at a desk in front of a computer, which over time can result in back pain and repetitive stress injuries. Taking a few minutes off and stretching can help loosen up your body, increase productivity and make you feel relaxed. It may sound impractical but with time you will see results.
A study published in the latest issue of Psychology of Women
Quarterly reports that mind-body exercise, such as yoga, is
associated with greater body satisfaction and fewer symptoms of
eating disorders than traditional aerobic exercise like jogging or
using cardio machines.
Why do many of us simply tend to eat and eat and eat. The answer to
this uncontrolled munching lies in the fact that most of us are
eating while distracted -- when watching TV, talking with family or
friends, or eating in the car.
Eight million women today are living
with heart disease, and they're developing it at younger and younger
ages. Stress is considered to be a major contributing factor. Yoga
is a gentle form of exercise. It is not normally aerobic, and does
not place a strain on the heart or other organs. A wide variety of
yoga positions can be done in bed, sitting down, lying on the floor
After pregnancy, it is necessary to realign your spine. Standing in the water allows you the maximum stretch between your hip bones and your ribs as you lift your arms above your head. Aqua yoga makes use of deep breathing in relaxed stretches that are easier and safer in water than on land.
you are a runner, swimmer or a work-alcoholic there stands a
great risk of stiffening of piliformis muscle. This muscle is
located beneath the gluteal (butt) muscles and laterally
rotates and stabilizes the hip.
The weather has definite affect on our mood. Sunlight breaking through clouds can lift our spirits, while a dull, rainy day may make us feel a little gloomy. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a mood disorder that many people suffer during the winter months. It is also known as winter depression, winter blues, summer depression, summer blues, or seasonal depression.
The reverse poses of our usual upright orientation are referred to as inverted
or upside down poses.
Yoga for postnatal mothers should focus on the back, the core muscles and the pelvic floor – areas that tend to weaken after pregnancy and labor. Greater emphasis needs to be placed on relaxation and deep breathing exercises, especially - while feeding the baby or dealing with sleepless nights.
The most dangerous fat lies around the organs, deep within the belly. The fat in
the abdominal area functions differently than fat elsewhere in the body. It has
a greater blood supply as well as more receptors for cortisol, a stress hormone.
With high stress and, consequently, high cortisol levels, more fat is deposited
in the abdominal area.
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
and increment in chronological age, tends to weaken the muscles
around the eyes. Eyesight becomes weak after the muscles around
the eyes lose their elasticity and become rigid, thereby
reducing the power to focus different distances. In addition,
tension around the eyes affects the brain causing stress and
Chi Kung (pronounced 'chee goong')
is a form of moving meditation and a way of harnessing and releasing the body's
own vital energy, or chi. It can have an extraordinarily beneficial effect on
both physical and mental health and it is one of the most energizing forms of
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.
Given the amount of toxins present in our surrounding, we need to incorporate a certain practice of Panting Dog Breath of Fire into our routine from time to time. There is no doubt that its regular will help cleanse and detoxify your entire system. Breath of Fire and Kapalabhati breathing are two yogic breathing techniques that can flood the system with oxygen and promote the release of toxins.
A healthy pelvic floor is crucial for every woman at all stages of her life. Aging and sedentary lifestyle tend to influence the health of pelvic area.
Swara Yoga is science which is a
complete study, observations, control and manipulation of breath or Swara. In
swara yoga, you will find association of breath in relation to activities of
sun, moon, various seasons, physical and mental conditions of individuals etc.
So Swara Yoga is more comprehensive in theory and practices related to breath.
Yoga for Mental Hygiene
Stop being negative and make up your mind to help yourself.
No matter what efforts a woman makes with her physical appearance they will be wasted if her mental attitude is not right. Beauty of figure, complexion and dress all lose their appeal if a woman is bored, tense or disagreeable; while plain and dowdy women often hold attention and admiration through magnetism, vitality or sweetness of expression.
To play golf, one needs to be loose, relaxed and have a free mental spirit. Yoga can help the golfer with all of these. Weakness or lack of flexibility in one part of the body can affect the golf swing, as stronger muscles try to compensate. Your yoga routine should work the arms, back, chest, legs, and abdominal areas.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease seen as redness, scaling of
various sizes. Although psoriasis can strike at any age, it is seen mostly in
people in the age group of 15-35 years. Psoriatic arthritis, however, has its
highest incidence in the age group of 30-50 years.
Yoga for Travellers
If your job involves a lot
of traveling, sitting
in one place can affect your blood circulation.
The altitude and recycled air of most plane trips take their toll on you by
slightly dehydrating you inside and out. Read
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which pressure on a nerve that leads from your spinal cord to your hands causes numbness pain or tingling in your hands or fingers. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage formed by ligaments in your wrist through which nerves and tendons pass.
Yoga is a centuries’ old practice that promotes balance, energy,
deep breathing and relaxation. The therapeutic and buoyant effect of
water is combined with energizing and harmonizing effects of yoga
provide the optimum workout for you and your baby.
The Healing Power of Agni Mudra
A mudra, is a specific hand gesture, or position, that helps in the release of energy locked within the body and directing its flow and reflexes to the brain. Mudras are known to alleviate a host of ailments such as asthma, depression, piles, cough, diabetes, stress, cataract and even a heart attack – to name just a few.
Sirsha Asana: Boosting the Pituitary
This asana is often referred to as the king of asanas because of its overall effect on individual's physical and mental health. The pituitary gland is located inside the head and plays a pivotal role in the functioning of other glands that are a part of endocrine system. It is a pea-shaped endocrine gland in the brain responsible for metabolism, turning food into usable energy.
wheels of spinning light
Yogic science recognizes that spiritual health
is activated by a system of CHAKRAS or never centre said to be
located within the spinal column. Cosmic energy lies coiled
within these CHAKRAS and has to be awakened for self -
realization. Read on....
Improving Memory and Concentration with Yoga
It is important to understand that there are memory problems in all age groups.
Children and teenagers seem to forget everything they've just been told. Many
adults are so busy and have so many distractions, they just don't have time to
remember everything. Read
Pigeon Pose: a Must to Avoid Tight Hips
Kapotasana or the Pigeon Pose is excellent hip opener for all those who spend long hours sitting or maintain wrong posture. Stress and tension can build up in the hips and create tightness. Practicing pigeon can make for supple, more flexible hips. Stretching out your hips can help prevent lower back pain, or knee or hamstring injuries.
Duo Yoga: Mother's Day Special
Mothers are a blessing and "Mothers Day" is a time to rewind on all that
this curator has done for you and express gratitude for those special moments in
Meditation for Pain Management
In over 1,000 published research studies, various methods of meditation have been linked to changes in metabolism, blood pressure, brain activation, and other bodily processes. Now, meditation has been used in clinical settings as a method of stress and pain reduction. A recent study shows that only a little over an hour of meditation training can dramatically reduce both the experience of pain and pain-related brain activation.
Mula Bandha is a particular action involving pressure or strain on the muscles, allowing energy to flow. The word “bandha” means “to bind” or “to lock”. With mula bandha, the reference is to the locking of the muscles of the cervix.
Stress has been described over or lack
of stimuli. Too little can lead to
lethargy, feelings of being devalued and lack of focus. Conversely,
too much stress can lead to exhaustion "burn out" or even "nervous
Yoga Diet: Wholesome and vegetarian
right kind of food is an important element in achieving a physical,
mental and emotional balance. Read on....
Jalneti: cleaning the nasal path
The shuddikriya for the cleaning of the nasal path is known as neti. The aim of
the process is to purify the breathing path right from the nostrils to the
throat. If the aim is achieved using water, the process is known as Jalneti. Read
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory, degenerative, autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that affects approximately 2.5 million people worldwide. Idea behind involving yoga in healing MS, is to balance the nervous system without inflaming and aggravating the condition.
Endometriosis affects as many as 6% of the general population. Endometriosis is a female health disorder that occurs when cells from the lining of the womb (uterus) grow in other areas of the body. This can lead to pain, irregular bleeding, and problems getting pregnant. While some women with endometriosis remain asymptomatic, others experience dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, non-cyclical pelvic pain, and subfertility. Now, new research indicates that patients with endometriosis are also more likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease.
Hip, knee and ankle serve as fulcrums to different activities in our daily life. But fundamentally the ideal motion is about stability just as much as it is about mobility. This is precisely why hip stability is an issue that deserves a greater focus. Read
The best asanas for obesity are the Pawanamuktasana series for
the digestive system which help to remove extra fat from the abdomen, hips and
thighs, and activate the energy in the lower pranic centers. Read
weight, is mainly due to result of heredity or a change
in our lifestyle that is conducive to storing energy (calories) in
the form of fat tissue or heredity. These changes can include moving
from an active lifestyle to a more sedentary one, changes in diet,
increased consumption of fats, sugars and other foodstuffs that
contain ‘empty calories'.
With a number of yoga centers sprouting up people want to take the
opportunity to unwind and relax. The retreat gives you an adventure with the
nature. The yoga retreat requires a schedule that you need to follow but held in
a peaceful environment.
Anemia is one of the common conditions affecting human being
especially women around the world. In general anemia is considered
to be a condition characterized by lack of blood. But medically
anemia can be referred as a condition where the iron content or
hemoglobin of blood decreases below the normal level.
If you are trying to give up smoking and nicotine consumption there is no doubt that chest opening yoga exercises can go a long way to support your effort. Besides, opening the chest helps to tone the spine and increase the breathing capacity of the lungs. It relieves tightness in the back and shoulders. By lifting your heart, moving your shoulders back and lengthening the front and back of your body, you decrease back pain and shoulder tightness, and improve your spirits.
Do you experience heel pain while taking first steps getting out of bed or sitting for a long time. If yes, then there is quite a possibility you might be suffering from Planter Fasciitis. You may have less stiffness and pain after you take a few steps. But your foot may hurt more as the day goes on. It may hurt the most when you climb stairs or after you stand for a long time.
Smoking and Eye Damage
New research into the public’s attitude towards eye health from the College of Optometrists reveals that a worrying 56 per cent of smokers are unaware that smoking has links to eye disease which could take their sight.
learning to control "indriyas"
The word "pratyahara" means "removing indriyas from material objects".
Pratyahara is the stage at which an adept learns how to control the "tentacles"
of consciousness that are called "indriyas" in Sanskrit.
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
created there. If your liver fails to create even one of these enzymes, overall
body function is impaired, creating greater metabolic stress on your body.
Yoga during pregnancy
The practice of yoga gives you the opportunity to create a world
(your body) for your baby that is healthy and peaceful. "What a child learns in
the womb cannot be learned on earth".
Tennis elbow is typically brought on by repetitive motion, overuse, or a direct injury. If you feel a slight twinge at the outside portion of the upper arm, near the elbow, for this could be sign of tennis elbow or tendinitis of the lateral epicondyle.
Yoga Workout for flat Abs
Yoga works your whole body-mind, body, and spirit. These
poses will engage your abs as well as help you feel relaxed and renewed.
Stretches that elongate your abdominals will help create that strong, lean
middle. Read on....
Do you spend your days
staring at a computer screen? If you do, you probably know how
draining and tiring it can be to your entire body, not just your
This agitation strains the entire body, including the eyes. That's
why people often feel drained after studying or working, even though
they haven't physically exerted themselves.
Headaches can be caused by eyestrain,
indigestion, allergies, sinusitis, exhaustion or poor posture. Types
of headaches vary according to the cause and so do the remedies.
Migraines and cluster headaches can be helped with yoga, but you
must have the supervision and approval of your doctor.
are the most common benign tumors in the female reproductive tract
whose exact cause is unknown, but it is known that fibroids are fed
by hormones and blood. They can be as small as a millet seed or
large enough to fill the entire abdominal cavity.
Counting health benefits of Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
According to B.K.S. Iyengar "Backbends are rejuvenating. They give energy and courage and combat depression. They open the chest and make the spine flexible. The arms and shoulders become strong. The mind and body become alert." This posture is relatively simple and quite exhilarating. How to do Bridge Pose Step by Step Lie on your back centered on your mat. Bend both knees and bring the feet up as close to your buttocks as possible. Place the feet on your mat hip width apart. Position your palms facing down aligned with your hips. Lie supine, facing the ceiling with an extended neck. The long extended neck that is best for Shoulderstand (Sarvangasana) should also be maintained in this pose.
Targeting Urinary Inconsistency with Yoga
In the present scenario where women have developed a sedentary lifestyle urinary inconsistency is increasingly becoming a problem.
Inconsistency is a condition when the bladder stops functioning normally. There are a number of people who suffer from a weak bladder from time to time when they laugh, cough or sneeze. These actions put a sudden stress on the bladder and when the bladder is not supported by strong muscles the sphincter can lose control and the urine might flow resulting in a bladder weakness.
to Get Your Heart Healthy
According to new research from Yale University School of Medicine. Findings show
that people who practice yoga and meditation at least three times a week may
reduce their blood pressure, pulse and -- most importantly -- their risk of
All that we do like writing, eating, playing an
instrument, etc. are not the work of our hands
alone. Without the shoulder, the mobility of our
hands would be limited, the arms would just fall
limply on our sides.
The combination of relaxed stretching and deep, slow breathing is a quick
and effective way to settle the "body and mind" in preparation for meditation.
You can practice the stretches and breathing techniques at any time of the day -
preferably several times during each day. The resulting reduction in your stress
levels will be gradual but cumulative.
Heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux
Disease (GERD) means acid indigestion. This occurs when the lower esophageal
sphincter (LES) does not close properly and the stomach contents reflux or
return into the esophagus. This may create a burning sensation in the chest or
throat when the refluxed stomach acid touches the lining of the esophagus. The
burning sensation is the one called Heartburn.
The first thing a depressed person stops doing is
moving. Regular exercise becomes intolerable. But Yoga exercise, starting with
as few as three poses a day in just a few minutes' time, coupled with correct
breath patterns, can become so pleasant to you that soon you will want to do
more and more.
The practice of yoga improves the blood and oxygen flow around the body which
aids in the removal of toxins and waste. For yoga to be truly beneficial to the
lowering of your unwanted bad cholesterol it must be practiced on a regular
Sugar alcohols are the primary reason for bloated
lower stomach. The same can be said for carbonated beverages in general. The
extra air in the drinks can contribute to extra air in the stomach, which causes
an enlarged abdomen. Food allergies are another common culprit for bloating and
indigestion, which can make your lower abdominal region "pouch" out.
Not only does Yoga help in keeping your body
healthy and energetic, but also aids the health of your skin thus providing you
with a natural glow and radiance. Our ancestors did not use any cosmetic
products, but still exhibited a glow and shine which was reflective of inner
Optimism, enthusiasm and a refusal to tolerate boredom are
characteristics that are often associated with young people. There
is no reason why this should be the case, however, and one of the
best ways to remain psychologically young is to cultivate the art of
Breathing is something which is an involuntary action. You do not need to
pay attention to your breathing as it will happen anyway. When you are pregnant,
however it will be more important to pay attention to your breathing.
Metrorrhagia can be caused by a hormonal imbalance. The start of
menstruation during puberty and the length and regularity of the menstrual cycle
is controlled by hormones produced in an area of the brain called the
hypothalamus, as well as by the pituitary and adrenal glands.
The image of the body beautiful is constantly with us, whether in the media,
with new looks of the rich and famous or in adverts for new and miraculous
supplements or exercise fads.
It is true that positive stressors can be good for us and good for our nervous
system. It is only when the stress is too extreme, too prolonged, inappropriate
to the challenge or accompanied by strong negative emotions like fear that the
stress load gets unmanageable.
If the immune system is weak, the bacteria can
go into the lungs and cause bronchitis or pneumonia. Viruses go deeper into the
system, causing chills, fever or pain and aching in the joints. Here are 6 yoga postures that should be practiced on a regular basis
to build a strong immunity.
Ashtanga Yoga means to purify
the mind through eight (Asht)
steps, which is basically prescribed by all schools and branches of yoga. Each
step in Ashtanga Yoga has to be mastered before mastering the next can be
Shin bone pain, also known as shin splints, are a common occurrence
and affect a number of people all over the world. It is known to be
more common amongst individuals that place a significant amount of
consistent stress on their legs such as athletes and people who go
for regular walks or runs.
Samadhi is a Hindu and Buddhist technical term that usually denotes higher
levels of concentrated meditation, or dhyana, in Yogic schools, and is
considered a precursor for enlightenment, or Nirvana, in Buddhism.
The seated asanas provide us with the chance to take the body
alignment and balance created in the standing sequence into a broader range of
postures. The heat that has been generated will enable deep stretching , and the
vinyasas between each side of each pose and each asana will help to maintain
this internal heat.
Constipation is a common problem. Every woman in her lifetime faces this problem
at some point in time. This condition should be treated or else it could lead to
many more serious problems. The main problem with constipation is that the stool
becomes hard and the person is unable to pass it with ease. Yoga could help a
person to overcome constipation.
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.
Insomnia is a huge problem in this fast-paced, sugar and caffeine addicted
country. But if we can first identify the habits we have that contribute to our
sleeplessness and slowly change them, and at the same time add more relaxation
and deep breathing to our pre-sleep routine, we will sleep better.
When chuckles, giggles and belly laughs are mixed with yoga, it becomes
'laughter yoga' -- the fun way to reduce stress. Not only is it fun to laugh,
but laughter yoga (also known as Hasya yoga) can provide many health benefits:
it serves to reduce stress.
The first thing you do when you are born is breathe, and it's the last thing
you'll do when you exit. Oxygen is the most vital nutrient for our bodies and is
essential for all of our organs and tissues. If we don't get enough of it, the
result is mental sluggishness, negative thoughts, depression and various other
Meditation is not for a few but is
necessary for all human beings. The inner self of a person touches
the Higher Self (the Param-Tattwa) during deep sleep daily. This
unknown touch recharges the battery of man.
As the name of this yogic system
implies, the discipline involves action. The aim of Karma Yoga is to
attain union with the Supreme by means of right action, which means,
quite simply, action undertaken for its own sake and not for the
sake of reward.
Lordosis or swayback is a disorder
defined by an excessive inward curve of the spine. It differs from
the spine's normal curves at the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar
regions, which are, to a degree, either kyphotic or lordotic. Its
amazing how simply lying on a flat floor can relieve any tension in
the back and makes you feel so relaxed in the mind too.
Stiff neck? Achy back? Painful knees?
Those sore joints might be keeping you from exercising, but lack of
exercise may actually be what's causing the pain. Improperly
performed movements can also cause stiffness and pain but you can
snap back to normal, pain-free movement by following these Yogasanas.
can alleviate menopausal symptoms such as insomnia, depression, hot
flashes, and mood swings. The body-mind connection is a powerful
element of hot flashes and emotional symptoms. Rhythmic breathing
exercises which helps you meditate and relax, can effectively reduce
your hot flashes. Researchers have found that deep, slow breathing
can reduce the effects of hot flashes in half, probably by calming
the central nervous system.
Improve Digestion with yoga
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. Read
During any exercise the strain on muscles
increases, the requirement for blood and oxygen increases but in Yogasanas the
requirement goes down as there are no strains and every muscle is relaxed, the
requirement for blood and oxygen goes down.
Motion sickness is
usually experienced while riding in a car, boat or an airplane. It can
also be caused even while standing still and viewing a large screen
movie that contains significant motion. This is characterized by
dizziness - nausea, vomiting, fatigue followed by pallor
Dynamic yoga is a
creative style of Hatha yoga, principles of Astanga and lyengar.
Dynamic yoga is not only meditative but also physically challenging.
Correct breath control is essential to creating a seamless flow of
postures. Dynamic yoga draws on the bandhas (inner energy locks) to
help extend the breath. This form of yoga is very safe as long as
you listen to your body. Read
Yoga and running have a lot in common, in a way that both require practice,
agility, flexibility, patience and your own breathing method.
Runners, more than often complain of sore feet, bad backs and knees, tight
hamstrings and hips. Yoga has the ability to help all of us get better – better
in terms of healing and rehabilitation, better in terms of strength and
flexibility, better in terms of the elimination of pain.
Yoga poses increase blood flow to your digestive tract and stimulate
the intestinal action known as peristalsis so digestion is more
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.
Dermatitis is a broad term that
refers to any inflammation of the skin. Poison ivy and similar rashes are known
as contact dermatitis, caused by touching something that irritates a patch of
skin. Reactions to internal medication can cause red, scaly skin and sometimes
even hair loss.
Ayurveda is a science that takes care of your every realm - mental, physical
and spiritual. What is good for one person isn't good always good for everyone. Ayurvedic philosophy says that we are each born with some of the characteristics
of all three types, but in different proportions. Read
chronic pain, can be a cause of constant discomfort, with an
attack on your reserves of strength, energy, and feelings of
well-being. Using Yoga techniques for pain management can
help minimize medication usage and help you lead a happier
and fuller life. The best techniques for pain management are
Yoga is in a position to relieve asthma
Anxiety and emotional stress can
trigger an asthma attack and make it harder to breathe once an
attack is under way. A study published in the February 2002 issue of
the medical journal Thorax, showed that a relatively new form of
meditation known as Sahaja Yoga, developed in 1970, appears to make
asthma attacks less frequent as well as less severe if practiced
Pranayam: a universal self-healing technique
to the ancient Sanskrit texts Pranayam is a proper breathing
technique which can lead us into meditation to heal our mind, body
and spirit ."Pran" means vital force of energy, because of it every
living creature breathes and "Ayama" is the storing and distribution
of energy. Read on....
The Health Benefits of Tai Chi
chi practice can significantly increase flexibility, balance and
coordination, especially among the elderly. Read on....