Do You Suffer From Low Back Pain? Yoga Might Help The Pain!

Low back pain or lumbago is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. In the United States it is the most common cause of job-related disability, a leading contributor to missed work, and the second most common neurological ailment — only headache is more common. It can be…

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Daytime Nap Alleviates Adverse Effects of Stress!

Sleep confers restorative effects to mental, emotional, and physical health.  With the average sleep duration is now almost 2 hours shorter per night than it was 50 years ago, sleeping less has been linked to an increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular problems generally.  Ryan Brindle, from Allegheny College (Pennsylvania, USA), and colleagues report that…

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Can Holiday Stress Cause Weight Gain?

The answer to this question is 100% YES! The hormone cortisol is produced in the adrenal cortex in response to adrenal cortical stimulating hormone (ACTH) produced in the pituitary gland. Cortisol plays an important role in regulating blood sugar, energy production, inflammation, the immune system and healing. If you have too little cortisol, you may…

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