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Alternative Medicine

Yoga can prove effective in improving the physical and psychological health of children and adolescents

Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India around 4000-5000 years ago. Over time, yoga evolved into becoming a psychology, philosophy and science. Yoga can prove effective for every person, irrespective of sex and age. However, it can be especially beneficial for children and adolescents, who are often prone to emotional upheavals and stress during their formative years. Yoga can help them in not only improving their physical fitness but also finding inner peace and strength, which in...

Yoga helps in smoking cessation

yoga for smoking cessation
Yoga can prove to be very effective in smoking cessation and help in dealing with withdrawal symptoms successfully. Yoga is known to offer several physical and psychological benefits. For people planning to quit smoking, yoga can provide a permanent solution. Not many individuals are able to quit smoking successfully. While some people experience severe withdrawal symptoms, some others start smoking within a week of quitting it. Withdrawal symptoms associated with symptoms include perceived...

Yoga reduces blood cholesterol levels.

yoga for cholesterol
Research among young sportsperson show that regular yoga results in the reduction of the levels of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, serum triglycerides, Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Many styles of Yogasanas (Yoga postures) and Pranayama (Voluntary Regulated Breathing) exist.  These asanas and Pranayama are slow-paced practices and may require a person to hold postures for several minutes at a stretch. Some other Yoga postures are fast-paced and involve active...

Impact of yoga way of life on organizational performance

Yoga can have a significant effect on the performance of an organization. Considering the globalization of the industrial world and the cut-throat competition existing in the current market, it has become essential for organizations to look for newer and more effective ways to improve their performance and increase their productivity. As a result, many organizations have started laying special emphasis on aspects, such as organizational productivity, flexibility, innovation and responsiveness...

Dangers of Alternative Medicine

A recent large federal survey in the United States found that 38% of the adult population use some form of alternate medicine. The results of the survey are shocking since the citizens of the most scientific advanced country, with world-renowned medical institutions are seeking health care from dubious and unproven concepts. Internet is rife with false medical claims from treating HIV through herbs to growing hair on a completely bald head. The problem is people still believe in these...

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