#WorldHeartDay: 5 healthy heart tips

Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other unhealthy habits can take their toll over the years. Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant cardiologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, gives 5 simple steps to look after your heart

#WorldHeartDay: 5 healthy heart tipsIndia 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 […]

#WorldHeartDay: 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

#WorldHeartDay: 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 […]

Can stress cause cancer? What you need to know

Experts say there has been growing evidence that chronic stress can affect a person’s cancer risk and progression

Can stress cause cancer? What you need to knowChronic 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 […]

12 minutes of yoga each day can help treat osteoporosis

A recent study suggests that yoga may be a good addition to the list of weight-bearing exercise that keep osteoporosis and osteopenia at bay

12 minutes of yoga each day can help treat osteoporosisYour doctor has told you that you have bone loss or thinning. Is this a reason to stop exercising? Not at all. Weight-bearing exercise has been proven to help avoid these conditions, which are called osteoporosis and osteopenia. Weight-bearing exercise forces you to work against gravity. Some examples include weight training, walking, hiking, jogging, climbing […]

Know about the physical benefits of yoga

Yoga promotes physical health in multiple different ways. Some of them derive from better stress management. Others come more directly from the physical movements and postures in yoga, which help promote flexibility and reduce joint pain

Know about the physical benefits of yoga  Following are some of the physical benefits of yoga that have a growing body of research behind them. In addition to the conditions listed below, preliminary research also shows that yoga may help with migraines, osteoporosis, balance and mobility issues, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, fibromyalgia, and ADHD. Back pain relief Back pain is […]

Pune: NIN to create awareness on inflammatory disorders through workshops and counselling

National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune, under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, has started to create awareness on ‘Management of Inflammatory Disorders through Naturopathy & Yoga.’ Different workshops and continuous counselling facility will be started in Pune from today (July 27) onwards

Pune: NIN to create awareness on inflammatory disorders through workshops and counsellingInflammatory disorders are leading to the development of many non-communicable diseases and experts will explain markers which will help people take preventive steps. Inflammatory diseases include a vast array of disorders and conditions that are characterised by inflammation. Examples include allergy, asthma, autoimmune diseases, celiac disease, glomerulonephritis, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, reperfusion injury and transplant […]

Learn about the health benefits of Mandukasana

In Sanskrit the word ‘Manduk’ means frog. It is consisted of two words manduk and asana. The meaning of manduk is Frog and asana is showing a yoga posture. In the final stage, the asana seems to like frog, hence the name. It is one of the important yoga poses to give appropriate massage to the abdominal organs. It is helpful to make your stomach flat by burning the extra fats from the belly

Learn about the health benefits of MandukasanaAmidst 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. Health benefits of Mandukasana (Frog pose) It massages the entire abdominal organs. Thus, good for […]

Know about the benefits of Uttan Padasana

Raised leg pose is beneficial for those having back pain and stomach disorder. Uttanpadasana is highly recommended for stomach abs. People for a flat stomach and for strong abs love this exercise. It is good for strengthening the abdominal muscles. You can practice this asana by raising one leg at a time also

Know about the benefits of Uttan PadasanaRaised legs yoga pose or Uttanpadasana is a one of the important supine position yoga and extremely beneficial for lower belly fat and flat stomach. The raised feet yoga is quite popular who is eager to weight loss or burning belly fat. It is also one of the important yoga poses in power yoga exercises. […]

Know about the health benefits of Janu Sirsasana

The Janu Sirsasana is a part of the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga. It is a seated asana, and it gets its name from the fact that the head touches the knee in the full expression of this pose

Know about the health benefits of Janu SirsasanaThis asana is also called the Head-to-Knee Pose, the Head-to-Knee Forward Bend, and the Head-on-Knee Pose. Although this asana sounds similar to the Sirsasana, it has nothing in common with it and doesn’t look anything like it. You must make sure to keep your stomach and bowels empty before you practice this asana. Have your […]

Yoga: Know the right way to perform Tadasana

Tadasana is a simple standing asana, performed at the beginning and end of surya namaskara. Tadasana gets its name from ‘Taad’ which is Hindi translation for the palm tree

Yoga: Know the right way to perform TadasanaTadasana is a simple standing asana, which forms the basis for all the standing asanas. It is performed at the beginning and end of the surya namaskara sequence and is a key asana for all yoga practices. This asana is helpful for cultivating stillness, strength and a sense of relaxed power. Tadasana can be performed […]
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