Last week thirty million Americans woke up to discover that they had high blood pressure. No, it wasn’t all those buttery Thanksgiving biscuits and stuffing. In fact, it wasn’t even that these Americans’ blood pressure had changed—but the guidelines for what counts as high blood pressure had.

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
Is Yoga Medicine

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

Yoga is Good for Your Heart New Research Concludes

Wondering how to best prevent heart disease and stroke as you get older—without drugs and unwanted side effects? Consider taking up a regular yoga practice. Read more

Yoga for Heart Disease—Study Shows Reduced Anxiety in ICD Heart Patients

A new study suggests that regular yoga practice may be linked to reduced anxiety and fewer shock-related cardiac episodes. This research is particularly noteworthy in that it provides an excellent example of delivering tailored yoga classes to meet the needs of an atypical sample of adults. Unlike many yoga studies, they were able to achieve a high degree of participation with a sample of non-traditional students, rather than experiencing a level of drop-out. Read more
Benefits of yoga inversions

New Yoga Study: Inversions Improve Major Marker of Heart Health

A new study shows that just an hour a week of inversion yoga postures increases heart rate variability, a key indicator of heart health. Read more

Yoga for a Healthy Heart

You know that yoga has numerous health benefits, but if you've ever wondered if it gives you the cardio workout you need for a healthy heart, read on to find out why it does. Read more

Yoga Helps Reduce Irregular Heartbeat and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

According to a new study recently presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 60th Annual Scientific Session, the practice of yoga has been found to significantly reduce the number of episodes of irregular heartbeat and improve the symptoms of anxiety and depression often associated with atrial fibrillation Read more

New Study Finds Microwave Radiation Harmful for Heart

Food that is “nuked” may cause hearts to fluke: a recent study reveals that microwave ovens, often shunned by the health-conscious for their negative effects on the nutritional value of food, also negatively... Read more

New Study: Happiness Protects Against Heart Disease

Most people who practice yoga know what a great therapy it is for emotional well-being. A new study shows that that may be good therapy for your heart as well. According to a recent report published in the... Read more