Yoga Can Ease Menstrual Issues

Premenstrual syndrome—better known as PMS—includes at least 150 different symptoms that run the gamut from irritability and fatigue to backaches and bloating, from herpes outbreaks and crying jags to insomnia, sugar cravings, and migraines. In order to alleviate what ayurvedic physicians call a woman’s monthly dysfunction, it helps to understand what causes it in the … Read more

Easing pain without dangerous prescription meds

Just about everyone experiences some degree of pain once in a while. Whether it is an occasional headache or everyday aches and pains, our first response is to reach for aspirin or ibuprofen. For some severe pains, doctors might prescribe opioids, but those prescriptions come with the risk of dangerous drug dependence. WRAL Health Team’s Dr. … Read more

Yoga therapist: 100% of patients had lower risk of heart attack and cholesterol by doing this

Having a broken heart can be more than just hard luck; it might put you at greater risk for a host of heart issues. Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer and affects 6.4 million Americans, according to the American Heart Association. As more clinical studies are being done to research how emotional states … Read more

Why you should perform yoga poses that are specific to your zodiac sign

Turns out your sun sign can give you more than just clues about your personality and tendencies. Here are ideal yoga poses for each sign of the zodiac: ARIES Warrior I (Virabhadrasna I). This pose is perfect for the pioneering and champion-spirited Arien, reflecting the energy of the hero who conquers adversaries.Stand tall at the … Read more

10 Yoga Poses that will RELIEVE tension in chest and heart

Open Your Heart Try these yoga poses to help your circulation and support your heart health. Iyengar Yoga was founded by B. K. S. Iyengar of India and focuses on body alignment and is known for its use of props to accommodate students of all abilities, promote deeper understanding of poses and allow for longer … Read more

If You Work At A Computer All Day, You Need To Try This Yoga Pose

Step away from your computer. Since long hours hunched over your keyboard may lead to numbness, weakness, or pain in your wrist, arms, and hands, aka carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), you need to take breaks and stretch. Studies show that yoga poses designed for stretching the upper body reduce pain and improve grip strength in … Read more

10 Simple Yoga Poses to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

Try these Yoga poses to help your circulation and support your heart health. Iyengar Yoga was founded by B. K. S. Iyengar of India and focuses on body alignment and is known for its use of props to accommodate students of all abilities, promote deeper understanding of poses and allow for longer holds in poses … Read more