Do this yoga asana if you have asthma or any other respiratory disorders

Asthma affects the airways in the body which causes difficulty in breathing. Inflammation of the air passages makes them narrow which causes asthma symptoms like whistling noise with breathing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing. Some of the most common factors that aggravate asthma include dust, mites, pollen, smoke, pollution, weather changes, cold & cough…

4 yoga poses to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Various studies have shown that yoga and meditation can help reduce the risk of several diseases – physical as well as mental. With specific, breathing techniques, body movements and alignment of organs, yoga can help achieve overall wellbeing of the body and shield against a number of diseases. The risk of dreaded diseases like  Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia,…

How yoga can help you become a happy person

Happiness like a ray of sunlight that can warm up your cold depressed day. A little yoga every day can help you find that happiness. Yes, it’s true! Yoga is known to keep you active and flexible but did you know that a few simple yoga poses can help you find happiness from within. Just…

How yoga can help you become a happy person

Happiness like a ray of sunlight that can warm up your cold depressed day. A little yoga every day can help you find that happiness. Yes, it’s true! Yoga is known to keep you active and flexible but did you know that a few simple yoga poses can help you find happiness from within. Just…

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…