Yoga can help manage metabolic syndrome, prove researchers

A new study investigates, focusing on how yoga affects people with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a condition frequently associated with type 2 diabetes and heart disease

Yoga can help manage metabolic syndrome, prove researchersThere have been several studies which have showcased that practicing yoga can be beneficial to our health. As International Yoga Day is soon to be held on June 21, here are few recent studies which have highlighted the potent power of yoga. Some studies have suggested that yoga boosts brain health and cognition, as well […]

8 science-backed benefits of doing yoga, you must know about

Doing a regular yoga practice will bring about positive changes in your life. This is a bold statement, yet yoga benefits are being researched by science and some of claims by yogis are being recognised as true.What is being found, through science, is that positive lifestyle changes are happening in people's lives and these are quantifiable

8 science-backed benefits of doing yoga, you must know aboutThe bendy benefits of yoga are obvious when you see the magic in action, but the perks of this ancient practice go far beyond the physical. Here are some of the best, science-backed results that come from doing yoga. Increase balance and flexibility Numerous studies have backed the ability of yoga to increase balance and […]

Yoga can help prevent urinary incontinence in elderly women

Yoga can help older women who fight frequent bouts of urinary incontinence, new research suggests. The finding stems from a small study of participants in yoga classes specifically designed to help older women with urinary incontinence. They were between the ages of 55 and 83 (average age: 66), and none practiced yoga before joining the study

Yoga can help prevent urinary incontinence in elderly women“In spite of their age, the frequency of their incontinence and their lack of experience with yoga, these women were able to learn to practice yoga effectively through a three-month yoga program that involved twice weekly group classes with six to 10 other incontinent women,” said study author Dr Alison Huang. “And by the end […]

Yoga may benefit heart health as much as aerobics, finds study

Based on 37 clinical trials, researchers found that doing yoga lowered blood pressure, cholesterol, heart rate and other cardiovascular risk factors in increments comparable to those seen with aerobic exercise

Yoga may benefit heart health as much as aerobics, finds studyThose sun salutations and downward dogs could be as good for the heart as cycling or brisk walking, and easier to tolerate for older people and those with health challenges, according to a new review of existing research. “Taken together, these improvements could facilitate and complement a regimen toward better cardiovascular health,” said Paula Chu, […]

Try these yoga asanas to enhance flexibility and reduce stress

Few asanas secretively help repair our bodies , even before we notice it. The  capability to stay flexible and aligned helps you in staying productive and fit thus leading to keeping your stress levels minimal

Try these yoga asanas to enhance flexibility and reduce stressOur day-to-day life is no more simplistic as it was a few decades ago. Everyone runs around with a thousand things to do. ‘Busy’ is the only reply we tend to give to single thing that demands our attention. That includes our own well-being most times. This lifestyle of ours gives us everything which includes […]

Harvard and Columbia study ‘prove’ how yoga eases symptoms of depression

Scientists say that this study underlines exactly why many doctors suggest yoga could even be a replacement for antidepressant drugs. Practicing yoga increases serotonin production in the brain and is helpful due to its emphasis on breathing and concentration

Harvard and Columbia study ‘prove’ how yoga eases symptoms of depressionA new study has found that those with depression reduced their symptoms through the workout. Previous studies have shown that yoga increases the production of serotonin – a mood stabilizer in the brain – and its emphasis in breathing, concentration and smooth movement helps reduce symptoms. Scientists say that this study underlines exactly why many […]
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