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Yoga for Heart Disease

Yoga for Heart Disease and COPD

Heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are debilitating and potentially fatal conditions. While emerging research suggests that yoga may be beneficial for those with heart failure and... Read more
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Study Review on Yoga for Heart Disease Finds Early Evidence of Benefit

Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. There is growing evidence for the benefits of yoga for improving cardiovascular risk factors. Less is known about yoga’s effects for those with serious... Read more

New Study Indicates that Yoga Therapy Offers Help for Heart Failure

According to a recent study published in the April issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise yoga therapy may help improve the health of heart failure patients, as indicated by several measures... Read more

Study: Yoga Can Restore Balance for Stroke Survivors

What do downward-facing dog, tree pose, and child pose have to do with stroke survivors? According to a new study, these yoga postures, as well as other yoga movements can restore balance and significantly reduce the risk of falling for stroke patients with stroke-related movement impairment. Read more

Statins for High Cholesterol: Big Drugs, Little Benefit?

Natural ways to counteract high cholesterol without drugs. Read more

Ayurvedic Tips for Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

To lower cholesterol naturally, Ayurveda doesn’t just focus on cholesterol lowering foods, but rather on dietary recommendations, which will balance the overall fat metabolism of the body. Read more

Yoga Supports A Healthy, Happy Heart, Study Finds

True happiness and health can only be found deep within your own heart. A new study finds yoga to be a window within. Read more
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Yoga Therapy Study Gives Hope to Stroke Victims

People who have had strokes experience symptoms like difficulty or loss of speech, weakness of limbs, and balance difficulties. A recent study conducted by the VA Medical Center of Indiana found that yoga can... Read more

Cleveland Clinic’s ‘Lifestyle 180’ Adds Yoga Therapy as Lifestyle Intervention

Using yoga, Cleveland Clinic’s Lifestyle 180 program has had great success helping relieve symptoms of patients with chronic conditions. Read more

New Study: Yoga Therapy Helps Stroke Victims Recover More Fully

According to a new study, yoga therapy may people recover more fully and help stroke victims regain neuromuscular integration beyond what can be accomplished with traditional physical therapy programs. Read more