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Top 10 Yoga Gear

Fitness routines are almost never complete without the relevant gear. Even those practicing Yoga need some gear to keep their routine working smoothly. Here are the top 10 Yoga gear that are most essential and available in the market. 1. Yoga Mat A yoga mat is the most essential and basic of all yoga gear. […]

Yoga for Arthritis

Yoga for Arthritis

Yoga has been the subject of scientific research in the West since it was first introduced to the United States in the 1950’s. Each particular topic covered was chosen because it has been studied and has received scientific validation. We will explore the research and show how yoga for arthritis can help with each condition. […]

Yoga for Back Pain

Yoga for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints heard by doctors today. There are many possible causes for back pain, including stress, injury and overuse. In yogic terms, back pain is the result of built up stress in the back coupled with poor muscle tone. According to a study published in “Clinical Rheumatology” in […]

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Can Be Helped by Yoga Therapy

Recent studies published in the Journal of Pain have shown the efficiency of yoga on the treatment of chronic neck pain. This study was conducted by the scientists at the Charité-University Medical Center, Berlin with 53 volunteer patients. Foreword Yoga is a type of physical exercise which is known to give strength to the muscular […]

Yoga for Allergies

Yoga for Allergies

Allergies can cause a variety of symptoms, including runny nose, itchy eyes, sinus congestion and difficulty breathing. An allergic reaction is the result of an over-active immune system in response to a substance the body sees as a foreign invader. Examples of common allergens include dust, mold, pet dander and pollen. From a yogic perspective, […]

Yoga for Diabetes

Yoga for Diabetes

Diabetes is a medical condition characterized by either insufficient production of, or resistance to insulin. Typically, diabetes is treated by a modified diet and prescription medication. In addition, there are certain yoga postures designed to stimulate the glands of the endocrine system and help treat some symptoms of diabetes, including weight gain. Some studies show […]

Yoga for High Blood Pressure

Yoga for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a result of poor diet and lack of exercise. The conventional medical treatment for this condition includes a modified diet and prescription medication. From a yogic perspective, high blood pressure is the result of blocked energy in the heart chakra. Research shows that regular yoga practice is beneficial in treating this […]

Yoga for Fibromyalgia

Yoga for Fibromyalgia

As many as 10 million Americans each year are plagued with fibromyalgia. It is a chronic pain disorder that causes pain in the muscles, headaches, extreme fatigue and problems sleeping. For years, it was not even recognized as a real disease, but now there are medications used to target symptoms. There is also plenty of […]