Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Turns out, biofeedback, mindfulness, yoga, and hypnosis provide a promising approach to the very common problem of anxiety in adolescents. Researchers at Wolters Kluwer Health stated that the currently recommended treatments for adolescent anxiety i.e. cognitive behavioural therapy and antidepressant medications have important limitations. Anxiety and fear are typical reactions to the academic, social, and developmental…

Can yoga replace exercise to control diabetes? Not yet

Can people with diabetes replace physical activity with yoga to improve glycaemic (sugar) control and lower heart disease risk? A systematic review of eight international studies involving 842 patients between the ages of 30 and 78 years showed yoga brought short-term improvements in glycaemic control (fasting plasma glucose) but had inconclusive effects on longer-term endpoints, such as HbA1c…

10 simple weight loss tips

Do you know that losing weight doesn’t necessarily have to be a chore? Even simple changes to your everyday life will help yield results. It can get incredibly confusing to lose weight in a n industry overloaded with such mixed messages despite each of us knowing that working out a bit more and eating slightly…

5 Quick Yoga Ways to De-Stress in Traffic

Morning snarls, rush hour traffic, and the pollution can weigh the best of us down, even before reaching the work place, drawing from our productivity. The result is, we reach work half tired, irritated and ready to unleash our wrath on the slightest provocation. But what if there were ways to retain the loss of…

How to balance hormones with yoga

Whether you want to improve fitness, combat a health issue (e.g. asthma or insomnia) or tackle stress, then yoga has plenty of variations to suit your needs. Many women practice yoga to reduce the symptoms of female health issues such as endometriosis, PCOS and painful periods. One of the benefits of yoga is reported to be balancing of…

3 Yoga Asanas To Freshen Up Your Mind & Body In The Morning

Mornings are meant to be refreshing and prepare you for your whole day. You need to get up and get active, turn your brain on for the day’s toil and work. Exercise, meditation, running, all these things activate your body and mind in the morning and bolster creativity and grease up your muscles. People who…

5 Quick Yoga Ways to De-Stress in Traffic

Morning snarls, rush hour traffic, and the pollution can weigh the best of us down, even before reaching the work place, drawing from our productivity. The result is, we reach work half tired, irritated and ready to unleash our wrath on the slightest provocation. But what if there were ways to retain the loss of…