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Yoga relieves symptoms of COPD

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(NaturalHealth365) For 24 million Americans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, simply drawing breath – something most of us take for granted – can be a struggle.  But a new study shows that an ancient healing practice – yoga – can alleviate symptoms and increase quality of life. According to research conducted by the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at the All ... Read More »

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Office workers discover the hidden dangers of sitting

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(NaturalHealth365) Most office workers have no idea how dangerous too much sitting is on the body. Back pain is a big business and, unfortunately, conventional medicine is not focused on prevention. If you want to avoid years of suffering – respect your spine and practice the simple suggestions in this article. Why is too much chair sitting so harmful? Humans ... Read More »

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How to fix bad posture and reduce pain

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(NaturalHealth365) To reduce pain within your body – you’ll have to fix bad posture as soon as possible. Are you too tired to sit up straight? Well, slouching is actually harder work than sitting or standing with a naturally aligned spine. When we slouch, we enlist muscles to perform functions they are not designed to do. Superficial muscles in our ... Read More »

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Poor exercise habits increase your risk for spinal injuries

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(NaturalHealth365) Originally, yoga was created to help bring together the body and mind. Through a series of natural movements and meditation – we develop greater inner strength and flexibility. So why are so many people suffering with yoga-related injuries? Is there a dark side to all these “power yoga” classes? Ninety-five percent of chronic pain in the body is a ... Read More »

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Six pack abs have a negative effect on breathing

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(NaturalHealth365) Connecting from the ribs and breastbone all the way down to the pubic bone, the “six pack” muscle or rectus abdominus is worshiped as the icon of fitness in our culture. In reality, this muscle should be toned, but not tight. Flat sexy abs – which are the gold standard of sexiness – are detrimental to breathing, moving and ... Read More »

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How to eliminate pain with proper breathing

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(NaturalHealth365) Naturally aligned posture is a most important step towards being pain-free. Our breathing habits determine our posture and our posture affects how well we can breathe. The aging process brings our head forward, compressing the chest cavity and further restricting the movements of breathing. No matter how you look at it, poor posture leads to dysfunctional breathing. Many yoga ... Read More »

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How to easily live pain-free

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(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that many fitness positions reinforce bad posture and go against our natural curves? Chronic pain is directly related to poor posture; in fact 95 percent of pain is a result of dysfunctional alignment. Many a sore back is blamed on too much time sitting at a desk, but just as harmful are exercises that put our ... Read More »

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