Thirteen Benefits Of Yoga That Are Supported By Science

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The share of people who apply yoga grew from 2007 to 2012 and again from 2012 to 2017. If you’re new to yoga, avoid excessive practices such as headstands, shoulder stands, the lotus place, and forceful respiration. A 2017 evaluation of seven research of yoga for folks with posttraumatic stress dysfunction found only low-quality proof of a possible benefit. A 2014 report evaluated 10 research in which yoga-based interventions had been examined as an assist to smoking cessation. In many of the research, yoga was related to lowered cravings and a reduction within the variety of cigarettes smoked. A 2015 attempt to review the analysis on this subject found only one examine with 72 individuals that could possibly be evaluated. That study had favorable outcomes, with decreases in headache depth and frequency, however one research is not much evidence.

People who follow yoga use asanas to free power and stimulate an imbalanced chakra. The “Yoga Sutra,” a 2,000-year-old treatise on yogic philosophy by the Indian sage Patanjali, is a guidebook on tips on how to grasp the thoughts, management the emotions, and grow spiritually. The Yoga Sutra is the earliest written document of yoga and one of many oldest texts … Read the rest

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H1N1 – The Science Does Not Support The Panic

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Panic seems to be spreading faster than the H1N1 (swine) flu. Since the H1N1 strain was identified in late April of last year Egypt proposed killing all the pigs in the country and China was quarantining Mexican nationals without any sign that they might be sick (Mercola, 2009). Just yesterday I received a letter from the school district warning of large outbreaks in schools across the country advising parents to have their child immunized. What the letter doesn’t tell you is that the science doesn’t add up to the panic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publicly asserts that 36,000 Americans die every year from the flu. However, the CDC’s own official records show that only a few hundred (in the U.S.) die from influenza on an average year. This is where the scientific data seems to be misleading. (CDC, 2010)
A New York Times report (23 Nov 2004) further explains: “Another reason for these skewed figures is that the system for obtaining this death toll number is complex, imprecise and anonymous. In fact, in 2002, city health officials estimated there were roughly 2,500 deaths in New York caused by the flu virus. The actual number of deaths … Read the rest