#WorldKidneyDay: Want to combat kidney ailments, try these asanas

Diabetes also has adverse effect on kidneys. According to a WHO study done in 2015, 8.7% of Indian population are living with diabetes. It means 69.2 million Indian people have diabetes and in more than 36 million people it remained undiagnosed. The increase in life expectancy and the spread of diabetes may increase the number of cases of chronic kidney failure

#WorldKidneyDay: Want to combat kidney ailments, try these asanasChronic kidney failure (CRF) is a medical condition characterised by progressive renal dysfunction, which affects patient’s quality of life. Recent studies have reported that there is strong association of oxidative stress, chronic inflammation and psychological stress with CRF. Several scientific studies have shown that yoga reduces oxidative stress, psychological stress and inflammation. Thus yoga will […]

One hour of yoga a day, can help reduce hypertension

Although the study couldn’t prove a cause-and-effect relationship, doing yoga two to three times a week was associated with an average drop in blood pressure readings from 133/80 to 130/77, the researchers said

One hour of yoga a day, can help reduce hypertensionPeople who follow the ancient practice of yoga may be getting an added health boost, with a new study suggesting it can fight high blood pressure – also known as hypertension. “This study confirms many people’s feelings that exercise may be useful in the control of hypertension,” said Dr Howard Weintraub, a cardiologist and associate […]

Know the safe way to do yoga for back pain

The popular mind-body practice can be one of the best ways to soothe an aching low back, as long as you are careful

Know the safe way to do yoga for back painYoga is a gentle practice that is ideal for maintaining back strength and flexibility. It’s also one of the more effective tools for helping reduce low back pain, the most common source of pain and disability among older adults. “Yoga helps strengthen and stretch back muscles that might be tight, which improves mobility,” says Dr […]

‘Yoga serves as a force for unity in the world,’ states VP M. Venkaiah Naidu

Speaking at the book launch of ‘Universal Brotherhood Through Yoga,’ the Vice President of India expressed his sentiments on the importance and value of yoga ion our everyday lives

‘Yoga serves as a force for unity in the world,’ states VP M. Venkaiah Naidu“Yoga is India’s greatest legacy and most glorious gift to the world. Yoga brings unity between mind and body; shun sedentary lifestyles and exercise regularly,” said M. Venkaiah Naidu at the event for a book release on yoga. He informed that yoga is one of its most glorious gift to the world. Naidu further said […]

Got 10 minutes? Here’s how to give your memory a boost

A small new study finds a short walk or yoga session could immediately improve memory function

Got 10 minutes? Here’s how to give your memory a boostWe all know that working up a sweat is good for our bodies and minds, but when you are working late to get caught up and then facing a long commute home, carving out an hour to hit the gym can feel impossible. But it turns out you don’t need to suffer through a 90-minute […]

Beneficial yoga asanas for treating hypertension

According to a report published in Nature journal, Hypertension is directly responsible for 57% of all stroke deaths and 24% of all coronary heart disease deaths in India.

Beneficial yoga asanas for treating hypertensionHypertension – also known as high blood pressure. Blood vessels act as carriers of blood from the heart to other parts of the body. High blood pressure caused due to the force of blood pushing against the walls of vessels. High blood pressure can lead to heart attacks, strokes and death. High blood pressure is […]

5 reasons why yoga is good for your heart

Dr Santosh Kumar Dora, senior Cardiologist at Asian Heart Institute, informs us how yoga can have a positive impact on heart health

5 reasons why yoga is good for your heartMany studies have shown tremendous health benefits of yoga including that of cardiac health.  Yoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration. Followings are the cardiac benefits of yoga: Decreases stress Stress leads to increase in stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline which increase heart rate and blood […]

Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President Kovind

The President addressed the centenary celebrations of The Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Yoga is an important example of India's soft power and belongs to entire humanity, he stated. The Yoga Institute in Mumbai the oldest Yoga Institute in India and is marking 100 years since its inception

Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President KovindYoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration Established in 1918 by Yogendra, a proponent of hatha yoga, the institute has been educating its students and followers from India and around the world, on ways to strike a balance between the mind and the body with the help […]

International Yoga Day: 5 reasons why yoga is good for your kidneys

Yoga is an ancient practice and a form of therapy which harmoniously combines the mind-body relaxation techniques

International Yoga Day: 5 reasons why yoga is good for your kidneysRegular practice of yoga improves the musculoskeletal system that provides form, support, stability and movement to the body. It also positively influences the autonomic nervous system that helps the body rest, relax, and digest food. This is turn improves many lifestyle diseases including kidney disease. The five main ways in which yoga helps a kidney […]

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 […]