Yoga

Yoga and Deep Breathing Complement Treatment for Depression

Mar 6 2017 - 4:12pm

Those diagnosed with major depressive disorder should consider a twice-weekly yoga class as a complement to treatment.

Major depressive disorder is a common, but serious, condition. Current research suggests that it is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental and psychological factors.

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Looking for a natural remedy for anxiety: Try yoga type exercise

Oct 9 2016 - 12:00am
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Researchers have found yoga exercise may be a good option for people who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder can be a very difficult condition to deal with. Sufferers of this condition sometimes have trouble getting anything done.

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International Yoga Day: Why You Should Participate

Jun 21 2016 - 12:26pm

June 21st marks the second celebration of the International Day of Yoga. Here are 10 great reasons why you should give yoga a try today!

Over the past several years, ThebloggingExpert reporters have offered many (many!) reasons to incorporate yoga into your daily routine.

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Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis

Feb 6 2016 - 1:14pm
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Some people with multiple sclerosis decide to avoid yoga because they believe they won’t be able to do the poses or may feel embarrassed if they can’t keep up with others in the class. However, fortunately there is adaptive yoga for multiple sclerosis, which can make this beneficial form of exercise available to just about anyone.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society explains that yoga can help individuals who have multiple sclerosis “as long as they find the appropriate class, teacher or video.” In recent years, a growin

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How Aerial Yoga Affects Heart Health

Jan 11 2016 - 7:31pm
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Aerial yoga is an alternative form of this ancient practice that literally lifts you off the ground onto an entirely different plane. For those who are curious about aerial yoga or who have tried it, you may be pleased to hear that it can have a positive effect on your heart health.

While traditional forms of yoga involve poses that typically include keeping at least one foot or another part of the body in contact with the floor or ground, aerial yoga takes those poses up into

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Here’s a Yoga Workout Video Perfect for Keeping Fit This Christmas

Dec 17 2015 - 6:25am
Free yoga demo from ABC News

Are you looking for a super easy yoga workout that you can take with you while home for the holidays? Take a look at this free yoga lesson from Qinetic yoga coach Heidi Kristoffer.

Do you ever find it difficult―if not impossible―to stick to your workout routine when you are home for the holidays?

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Yoga exercises Impact Prostate Cancer Treatment

Nov 24 2015 - 1:35pm
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For men who are undergoing radiation as part of prostate cancer treatment, incorporating yoga exercises into their program should be a consideration. New research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine shows that the combination of physical poses, meditation, and breathing techniques provides some benefits for men who are coping with this difficult time in their lives.

Numerous studies have already revealed that individuals with health challenges ranging from

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Yoga Rocks Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Sep 18 2015 - 6:44pm
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Symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can put a real damper on quality of life for the more than 50 million people in the United States who live with these diseases. Yoga could be an answer to symptom relief for both body and mind, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM).

Nearly 10 percent of adults and around 3 percent of children in the United States practice yoga for a variety of reasons ranging from relief from stress and tension to managing symptoms of headache

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Quality studies could push yoga into mainstream medical care

Aug 22 2015 - 1:53pm
Yoga could help treat a variety of illnesses. Researchers call for quality studies.

Johns Hopkins and Harvard researchers recently reviewed yoga benefits for treating a variety of diseases. The results suggest more studies are needed to push yoga into mainstream medicine as an alternative therapy that could help treat respiratory and mental illnesses and cardiovascular disease.

ue/sAn analysis of published clinical trials showed there has been a 3-fold increase in studies related to yoga therapy, published from 1996 to 2013.

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Exciting News about Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis

Sep 4 2014 - 8:14am
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New and previous research shows that yoga for multiple sclerosis provides a number of important benefits that can improve quality of life. Do you know what those advantages are? Are you ready to try yoga for multiple sclerosis?

Evidence regarding the benefits of yoga for multiple sclerosis is growing, and a new study from Rutgers School of Health Related Professions is the latest one added to the therapy chest.

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Breast Cancer Fatigue and Inflammation Reduced with Yoga Practice

Jan 28 2014 - 1:00pm
Yoga and Breast Cancer

The rigors of treatment can be very taxing on breast cancer survivors. The fatigue and reduction in fitness ability causes one to do much less activity, which then results in a downward spiral of worsening debilitation. Researchers with The Ohio State University have found that even a short term yoga practice may help reduce fatigue and lower chronic inflammation that can lead to other illnesses.

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COPD symptoms improve with Yoga: What else should patients know?

Oct 28 2013 - 2:20pm
What are symptoms and alternative treatments for COPD?

Yoga is an alternative way to help improve symptoms of COPD. Symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) include shortness of breath and wheezing. Standard treatment for pulmonary diseases is essential and should be guided by your physician to include medications and lifestyle practices that can help patients coping with the disease. Yoga is recently found to help patients breathe better.

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