Building Muscle Easily With These Moves

The old reliable exercises are fine for producing old reliable results. But if you want a physique that’s better than the body you have now, you need exercises that do more for you than the ones that took you to this point. Luckily for you (and your muscles), trainers and scientists across the continent […]

Yoga in Rheumatic diseases

Nowadays more and more physicians are recognizing yoga as a complementary therapy and incorporating it in treatment of patients.

Recent studies of yoga on rheumatic diseases have shown that the use of yoga postures (asanas) improved the patients’ overall well being.

In the first study done on the 17 patients of osteoarthritis of the fingers, yoga […]

Laughter – the best medicine

A recent research has confirmed that laughter is still the best medicine and has a positive effect on blood vessels. The research scientists found that watching a funny movie had a healthy effect on blood vessel function and allows them to expand and contract more effectively in response to changes in blood flow. On […]

Meditation helps in lowering blood pressure

A study done on African Americans has revealed that transcendental meditation (a particular mind-body technique) is an effective alternative to blood-pressure lowering medication. The researchers said that one can lower his/her blood pressure naturally by using this mind-body technique (transcendental meditation).

Transcendental meditation is a technique for calming the body and mind. It does not […]

Gaining Muscle and Losing Fat

Whether you gain muscle or fat depends largely on what foods you eat. While too many calories from any food can make you fat, some foods have much more tendency to make you fat than others. You have to learn to structure your diet so that you supply calories from foods that don’t make […]

Being Socially Active linked to Better Physical & Mental Health

A new study has found that people who are socially more active may enjoy better physical and mental health. During the study researchers analyzed feedbacks from 3000 people who participated in a survey. During the survey the participants were enquired about their physical health, physical activities, emotional and mental health. It was observed from […]

Keep your Joints moving

If you are suffering from any type of arthritis your primary aim should be to keep your joints moving safely, and preventing further damage to them.

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Exercise regularly as it helps to maintain the normal muscle strength, joint structure and function and actually reduces the amount of pain.
Do consult your physiotherapist for the type […]

Sugar intake and obesity-linked diseases

Recent studies have revealed that people should not get more than 10 percent of their calories from sugar. If this was achieved, it could reduce the global epidemic of obesity-linked diseases.

Earlier there was no specified range or limit for sugar intake. One thing, which is to be clearly mentioned here, is that low-sugar intake […]

Pitta control diet for migraine

A two-year research conducted at Vaidya Chandra Prakash Cancer Research Foundation (VCPCRF) has proved that migraine is caused in patients due to a disorder in tridosha (a mind-body disorder caused by the imbalance of vata, pitta and kapha components of body).

This research has also suggested that frequent headaches associated with migraine occurs when the […]

Low Back Pain exercises should match patient’s Directional Preference

According to a recently conducted study, Low Back Pain (LBP) patients should be trained in exercise that matches their directional preference (DP). Directional preference is defined (for patients with LBP) as exercise in a specific plane that decreases lumbar pain or the radiation of pain.

In the study, 312 patients of acute, subacute or chronic […]