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Try yoga for low back pain-6013

Try yoga for low back pain

Low back pain is felt by about 80% of adults at some time in their lives (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke).

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Chair yoga reduces pain of osteoarthritis-5934

Chair yoga reduces pain of osteoarthritis

Physical activity is one of the ways to reduce pain and restore functional ability among people with osteoarthritis, the wearing away of connective tissue around the joints (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

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Meditation may slow brain’s decline-5234

Meditation may slow brain’s decline

The gray matter in the brain contains neurons associated with functions such as muscle control, senses such as seeing and hearing, and memory, emotions and speech (Lundbeck Institute). Background in a new study explained that the volume and weight of the brain begin to decrease when people are in their mid-to-late-20s.

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Yoga may aid cognitive skills-5089

Yoga may aid cognitive skills

Hatha yoga combines a series of postures (asanas) with breath control and movement sequences.

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Mindful exercise improves well-being for people with dementia-4745

Mindful exercise improves well-being for people with dementia

Designed for people with dementia, the Happy Antics program began by showing participants a picture of an object while the instructor spoke briefly about it. Participants were encouraged to discuss the object and ask questions. This activity was followed by exercises incorporating principles of tai chi, yoga, qigong and dance. Each session ended with a short, guided meditation activity that focused on breathing and mindful awareness.

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Mindful meditation helps relieve chronic conditions-3536

Mindful meditation helps relieve chronic conditions

Asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease are examples of chronic inflammatory conditions. Psychological stress can accentuate the symptoms.

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