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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Can stress cause cancer? What you need to know

Chronic stress is known to negatively affect the body. It could trigger the development of inflammation and cardiometabolic disease. Stress can also contribute to the development of cancer. Previous studies showed that it can speed up the progression and worsen outcomes of the disease. But can stress be the main cause of cancer? The National […]

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Learn about the health benefits of Mandukasana

Amidst of all the amazingly sitting poses, Mandukasana or frog pose is one of the easiest yet extremely effective yoga asana to practice for good health and lifestyle. So here is the list of amazing health benefits of frog pose. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FyRlvzFw9o[/youtube] Health benefits of Mandukasana (Frog pose) It massages the entire abdominal organs. Thus, good […]

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Suffering from PCOS? Manage it with these useful diet tips

Knowing the right foods to eat as well as the kinds of food to limit can improve the way you feel. It will also help you lose weight. Eating well, staying active, and maintaining a healthy weight can improve PCOS symptoms, say experts. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone […]

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Yoga teachers at a high risk of developing hip problems, warns study

Originating from ancient India more than 5,000 years ago, yoga is widely believed to be one of the first forms of exercise created by humans, bringing physical and psychological benefits to those who practice it. But today’s Instagram-conscious instructors are falling victim to more injuries because they are rushing into attempting challenging poses that will […]

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Heart-healthy diet linked to bigger brain volume, reveals new research

#WorldHeartDay: 5 healthy heart tips

India has rapidly become the capital of metabolic diseases over the globe.This term encompasses a combination of ‘high’ – body weight, blood pressure, blood sugars and blood cholesterol, a disease of excess. These metabolic diseases lead to heart diseases like heart attacks, heart failure and fluctuations in heart rate (arrhythmia), said Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant […]

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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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