Yogasanas to keep a check on diabetes

Diabetes is a challenging disease for the world to overcome. Its prevalence has been increasing rapidly worldwide, especially, in low- and middle-income countries like India. 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 […]

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Yoga improves quality of life in breast cancer patients, proves study

Yoga improves quality of life in #breastcancer patients, proves study  

An Indian study by including doctors Nita Nair, Nishu Singh Goel and five others from Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast Disease Management Group and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Mumbai have evaluated and proven that yoga helps improve the quality of life for women undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer. Interestingly, the study shows that […]

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5 reasons why yoga is good for your heart

#WorldHeartDay: 5 reasons why yoga is good for your heart

Many 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 […]

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Yoga may help ease high blood pressure, study finds

#YogaDay2019: One hour of yoga a day, can help reduce hypertension

People 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 […]

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

Regular 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 […]

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#YogaDay2019: Know the safe way to do yoga for back pain

Yoga 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 […]

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yoga poses for kidney disease

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

Chronic 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 […]

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International Yoga Day: Benefits of yoga and pranayama

Benefits of yoga Improves flexibility Corrects your posture Prevents joint pain Increases circulation Improves your overall happiness Improves your cardiovascular health Improves sleep Increases breathing and lung capacity Decreases pain Improve strength Improve balance Reduce stress and anxiety Pranayama Pranayama is a part of yoga system that teaches you the art of extending your breath […]

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VP M. Venkaiah Naidu

‘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 […]

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