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Heal with yoga – Amazing ways yoga transforms you!

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. Yoga is a holistic approach to attain optimum physical health, the balance of mind and spiritual salvation. So, in this blog, I bring you ways to heal with yoga.

Yoga has created a lot of buzz. Health centers, research scientists and clinical studies have established the healing effects of Yoga. That’s why the entire world is turning towards Yoga!

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Heal with Yoga – Research and Studies

The Mayo Clinic quoted yoga is effective in managing chronic health conditions. It said yoga can help heal heart diseases and high blood pressure. The Harvard Medical School too lauded the efficacy of Yoga in reducing stress and anxiety.

Each pose in yoga addresses specific issues of the body. Duke University analyzed the effects of yoga on cancer patients. And the study stamped its efficacy in reducing physical discomfort and pain among breast cancer patients.

They further noted that yoga helped in reducing pain. Practitioners felt more energetic and relaxed during and after treatment.

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Heal with Yoga – Proven Benefits of Yoga

Regular practice of the yoga works magic in delaying or eradicating many symptoms of aging. Be it dull skin, stiff muscles or erosion of bone mass. Yoga is of immense help to increase body balance.

Poses like a crane, tree, and Warrior III help in enhancing body balance. This aids in preventing falls and fractures. Furthermore, yoga improves blood circulation and rhythmic movements. This helps in relieving nerve issues like pain, numbness, cramping and other symptoms of neuropathy.

Yoga is also a potent pain-management tool for painful diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. Regular yoga practice can aid in reducing joint pain, improve joint flexibility and soothe inflammation. 

Yoga is also a great therapy in chronic diseases like arthritis. Many yogasanas helps in relieving the problems of strenuous back pain. As it helps in building core strength and flexibility in the spine.

Yoga for woman

A boon for women, yoga brings the gifts of perfect waist and radiant skin. It also helps in tackling the women problems of irregular periods, menstrual cramps, pain, hot flashes or hormonal imbalance caused by menopause.

A study at the University of California found that two months of weekly restorative yoga reported a 30% decrease in hot flashes. 

Heal with Yoga – Practicing Pranayama

Pranayama or the deep breathing techniques are the easiest tools to attain relaxation, combat stress and increase energy. Another style of yoga named Yoganidra caters to the plethora of issues related to sleep.

Be it insomnia, disturbed sleep or any other issue Yoganidra offers the best sleeping dose without any side effects. It is a guided meditation that helps in decreasing stress and anxiety.

Takeaway!

Yoga is a vast ocean encompassing several aspects of the human body. It has something for everyone, be it a child, adult, pregnant or elderly. It can’t be limited to a single style but is more precisely described as a combination of different yoga poses, breathwork, meditation, and lifestyle practices that enhance the quality of life by manifolds. However, it is very crucial to get the poses and timings right while practicing the poses and so it is highly recommended to seek help from a trained expert before going solo on the yoga mat. 

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14 comments

ಭಾರತಿ ನಾಗರಮಠ March 17, 2019 at 1:32 am

ನಿಜಕ್ಕೂ ಯೋಗದ ಕುರಿತಾಗಿ ಒಳ್ಳೆಯ ಲೇಖನ, ನಾನೊಬ್ಬಳು ಯೋಗ ಶಿಕ್ಷಕಿಯಾಗಿ ಹೇಳುವುದಿಷ್ಟೇ ಉತ್ತಮ ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಎಂಬ ಪಯಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಯೋಗ ಒಂದು ಉತ್ತಮ ಮಾರ್ಗ.

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Nidhi March 17, 2019 at 5:29 pm

It’s definitely perfect Dr. I have a tremendous experience doing Yoga everyday

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Sudha Hegde March 17, 2019 at 4:53 am

ಹೌದು, ನಾನೂ ಯೋಗದ ಲಾಭ ಪಡೆದವರಲ್ಲಿ ಒಬ್ಬಳು. ಕಾಲೇಜಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಓದುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾಗ ಋತುಚಕ್ರದ ದಿನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಟ್ಟೆ ನೋವಿನಿಂದ ಬಳುತ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ಆಗ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಯ ಲೇಖನದಲ್ಲಿ ಆ ನೋವಿಗೆ ಯೋಗಾಭ್ಯಾಸ ಮದ್ದು ಎಂಬುದನ್ನು ಓದಿ ಹೊನ್ನಾವರದಲ್ಲಿ ಡಾ.ಕುಸುಮ ಸೊರಬ ಅವರ ಬಳಿ ೧೫ ದಿನಗಳ ಕಾಲ ಯೋಗಾಸನ, ಪ್ರಾಣಾಯಾಮ, ಜಲನೇತಿ, ಸೂತ್ರನೇತಿ ಕಲಿತೆ. ನಿತ್ಯ ಬೆಳಿಗ್ಗೆ ಒಂದು ತಾಸು ಮಾಡುತ್ತ ಬಂದೆ. ಒಂದೇ ತಿಂಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಟ್ಟೆ ನೋವು ಮಾಯ. ನಂತರ ನನ್ನ ಹಲವು ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಪರಿಹಾರ ಕೊಟ್ಟಿದ್ದು ಇದೇ ಯೋಗ. ಮೆನೊಪಾಸ್ ನಿಂದ ಕಾಣಿಸಿಕೊಂಡ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳಿಗೂ ಪರಿಹಾರ ನೀಡಿದ್ದು ಇದೇ ಯೋಗ. ತೂಕ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗದಂತೆ ನೋಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದು ಇದೇ ಯೋಗ. ಕಚೇರಿಯ ಟೆನ್ಶನ್ ಇದ್ದರೂ ನಿರಾಳತೆ ಮೂಡಿಸುವುದು ಇದೇ ಪ್ರಾಣಾಯಾಮ.

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Srinivas Raitha March 17, 2019 at 6:00 am

Very nice article sir. Good to know that great Universities accept and lauded our Yoga for different issues of the body.
I do practice Yoga ies, Kriya Yoga since 4 years. As you rightly said Yoga is a vast ocean! encompasses body, mind and beyond!
In 2015, I was fortunate to meet one of the great Yogis of Himalayas; became His disciple. Many Scietists and researchers dumbfounded about His age. He is beleived to be living morethan 500 years!!! Through His prime disciple Dr Ramesh Singh Chauhan, I was lucky to learn Kriya Yoga. Dr Ramesh is a world famous Oncologist and great Scientist (designed a machine, which produces electricity by chanting Purusha Sukta).
I, along with many Sadhaks, successfully completed four levels of Kriya Yoga. Through continues practice, we get amazing results regarding body and mental health. In many instances, I saw cancer patients become very healthy and are living very normal life. Through Kriya Yoga, we can arrest any diseases and restrict them from spreading throughout the body.
I am seeing, people with great sorrow come to Babaji and Dr Ramesh and go with great releaf!
That’s the power of Yoga!!!

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Shweta Avadhani March 17, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Wonderful and informative article sir .
Pen of expressive & written thoughts in your article gives more weightage to the prominence and importance of Yoga these days.

Thanks for the wonderful informationat always waiting to read more through your blogs .

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SHAMABHAT March 18, 2019 at 7:54 am

…………………PATAJALIM PRAANJALIRAANATOSMI

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Anagha bhat March 18, 2019 at 10:09 am

Words of wisdom.. From a wise man..

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