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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 […]

Yoga for Headaches

Yoga for Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common ailments. Many variables can contribute to different types of headaches. They may be caused by allergies and sinus problems, stress and tension, hormonal imbalances, and high blood pressure. Some headaches are chronic and severe; these fall into the category of migraines or cluster headaches. They can last for […]

Yoga for Digestion

Yoga for Digestion

A number of digestive disorders affect the second and third chakras, or energy centers, in the body. These include constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, colitis and gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Digestive disorders are generally caused by poor dietary and lifestyle habits. From a yogic perspective, digestive problems are related to issues with the second and […]

Yoga for Weight Loss

Yoga for Weight Loss

There are so many reasons people gain weight. It is not always a simple matter of over-eating. There are metabolic disorders, stress and other factors. Fortunately, yoga is beneficial to those struggling with their weight. Researchers from San Jose State University in California found that Surya Namaskar, or the Sun Salutation routine, not only helps […]

Yoga for Depression

Yoga for Depression

Clinical depression is more than just feeling a little down. It involves continued feelings of sadness, despondency and a general lack of ambition. It can also be associated with trouble sleeping, anxiety and body aches and pains. It is a medical condition and not something you can just turn on or off. The conventional medical […]

Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and Meditation Can Help You Overcome Addiction

There are many different parts of the body and mind that can be healed through yoga and meditation and one of the areas of your life that can be most improved through these therapies is the struggle with addiction. Addiction is something that a large percentage of the population has to deal with on a […]

Buteyko Breathing Exercises

How Buteyko Breathing Exercises Can Help You

When it comes to relieving stress and helping your body get as much air as it can with each breath, there is simply nothing better than Buteyko breathing exercises. These exercises have worked for many people around different parts of the world, so they are definitely worth at least trying for a few weeks to […]

Holotropic Breathing

The Power of Holotropic Breathing

When it comes to holotropic breathing, many people tend to view it with rather skeptical eyes because they don’t see how it could possibly be an acceptable form of treatment. Most people tend to think that alternative forms of treatment like this really have no place in the world of psychology and science because it […]