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Yoga Postures for Diabetes

There are different postures and exercising methods if having diabetes. Rigorous exercise is not applicable for them. That is why certain techniques in doing the exercise are recommended for them to have the knowledge what is best for their needs. Having diabetes is not a hindrance for the sufferers not to have their daily regimen […]

Yoga Guidelines for Diabetics

Diabetics who want to practice yoga should first see their doctor before starting a yoga regimen to be able to map out a workable exercise or diet plan that will not compromise their existing diabetes treatment while adhering to the yogic therapy. It would also help to keep in mind the following guidelines to avoid […]

Basic Yoga Postures

The following yoga postures are recommended for those with diabetes: Yoga postures to do in the morning: 1. Simplified bellows pose (Utks’epa Mudra’) 2. Action pose (Karma’sana) 3. Navel press (Agnisa’ra Mudra’) 4. Kneeling abdominal lift (Upavis’t’a Ud’d’ayana Mudra’) 5. Single head to knee posture (Ja’nushira’sana) 6. Ideational breathing, navel chakra (A’gneyii Pra’n’a’ya’ma) Related terms:Utksepa […]

Yoga for Diabetics

What is yoga? What do you know about it? I was recently asked these questions and it took me a while, actually quite a long while before I managed to answer based on my simple understanding of what yoga is. Related terms:yoga for diabeticsdada unmantranandado yoga help to lower the blood sugaryoga for diabetesCan diabetics […]

Health Benefits of Niyog Niyogan

Also known as Chinese honeysuckle, Rangoon Creeper and Quiscual, Niyog-niyogan is a large climbing, woody shrub that is native in Southeast Asian countries including the Philippines that grows up to 20 feet with rounded leaves and fragrant and colorful flowers of white, red, reddish purple, pink red to orange. It also has an edible fruit […]

Yoga Improves Mood

Feeling in good spirits after doing some yoga? It might not be just the fresh air or the stretching. A study revealed that yoga has a positive effect on a person’s mood due to a chemical it helps release in the brain. The chemical, which, is called gamma-aminobutyric acid (or GABA) regulates nerve activity and […]

Shedding Light on Ayurveda in Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects quality of life and may even shorten a person’s life span. An endocrinologist/diabetologist who manages diabetes would need two things in order to help combat the disease: SKILL AND STRATEGY. Physicians need skills in understanding the intricate balance of this illness in order to prevent complications. They need […]

Workplace Exercises

In this day and age, the palpable importance of exercising is, should we say, “common sense.” This new mindset paved the ground for the resurgence of traditional as well as unconventional fitness centers (i.e. tai chi, Pilates, yoga, gym, dance centers) all over the globe in the past decade. Related terms:office exercise for dibeticsback extension […]

Stripped to Fit!

Let’s face it. ¬†Eventually you get bored of your usual fitness routine; trudging a couple of steep roads and completing five laps in the pool just won’t cut it – no, not anymore. ¬†That is why gyms and fitness gurus have been coming up witth novel ways of burning those nasty calories and shaving off […]

Meditation may lower metabolic syndrome risk

Chanting “Om” may do more than just bring you inner peace; a new study claims meditation may improve your cardiovascular health by decreasing the risk of metabolic syndrome. A study that transcendental meditation can significantly decrease insulin resistance, lower blood pressure and decrease heart rate variability. Transcendental meditation involves sitting quietly while your mind settles […]