Articles tagged with: yoga
Meditation, stress management – extremely useful in things like migraine, irritable bowel syndrome, stomach ulcers, muscular-skeletal disorders, hypertension, heart disease, patients coping with cancer.
And yet it takes a lot of time to learn these techniques. So it is really a matter of great joy for me and a lot of gratification that today we have technology that can help people learn these mind-body techniques much more quickly than it did in the past. What it took for people, even yogis, several months or several years to learn, today can be facilitated through technology.
Can yoga help women suffering from fibromyalgia? Women suffering from fibromyalgia may find some welcome relief in yoga. A new study from York University in Toronto shows that practicing yoga boosts levels of the stress hormone cortisol, helping ease some of the symptoms, which include pain, fatigue, muscle stiffness and depression. Low cortisol has been tied to fibromyalgia, and […]
Yoga or Stretching Eases Low Back Pain A new study reports that weekly classes of yoga or intensive stretching are equally effective at reducing low back pain and improving back movement. Both proved better than a self-care book, and their benefits lasted several months after the classes ended. Each year, Americans spend over $50 billion […]