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Kriss Brooks

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Improve Your Flex Appeal: Kundalini Yoga – Part 1
Kundalini Yoga Defined
 
The word Kundalini (pronounced CUNH-dah-LEE-KNEE) means coiled. It refers to two things. The first is a form of vital life energy thought to be coiled around the base of the spine like a snake. The second meaning is that of your inner potential. By moving the Kundalini energy, you can transform your life in whatever direction/s you choose. your full potential.
 
Kundalini yoga may not be as old or as famous as Hatha yoga, but it still has a 1,600 year tradition of helping people revitalize body, mind and spirit.
 
Yoga is one of the cornerstones of traditional Indian (Ayurvedic) medicine. So too are the chakras, energy centers in the body which Kundalini yoga helps you tap into.
 
The word chakra means wheel. There are 7 chakras, each with their own color and location, spinning from front to back in what is called your subtle body or energy body. If a surgeon cut you open, they would see your organs, not chakras, but they are present in your energy body and keeping them in balance is one of the secrets to Ayurvedic health and healing.
 
Kundalini yoga focuses on balancing the chakras and awakening your power within through physical movement and mental improvement. A practice session, including the meditations, mantra and chanting, balance the energy in all 7 chakras.
 
The chakra energy can also be harnessed for particular reasons, such as to lose weight, boost your immune system, or open up your heart chakra to improve your relationships and boost your prosperity.
 
Kundalini yoga is ideal for beginners because there are no levels and it is low impact. If you can sit on the floor, stand, or lie down, you can do Kundalini yoga. The poses, or asanas, are performed in sets, or kriyas (CREE-yahs), designed to achieve particular goals
 
Some of the kriyas can be effective in as few as 3 minutes, making this an ideal yoga for people on the go, Some poses might be held for 30 seconds, others for 30 minutes.
 
The most distinctive aspect of Kundalini is the special breath work, Breath of Fire, used to awaken the energy and move it upwards along the spine. 
 Look for Kundalini DVDs and classes near you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi9Vaa4EWFQ  
 
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Many health specialists now believe that chronic inflammation may be the health malefactor behind most diseases. From obesity to depression, chronically inflamed cells can be the root cause of many…
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Masud Parvez

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There are also a number of other ways to support your weight loss goals by revving up your metabolism. It is recommended by many nutritionists
to eat at least thirty grams of protein for breakfast in order to support a feeling of fullness and to keep your energy level consist throughout the morning. There are some of the ways to healthfully boost your metabolism in order to reach your weight loss goals.
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Epimedium, also known as Horny Goat Weed, is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb that has been used over many centuries as a treatment for many physical and mental ailments. #health-benefits-of-epimedium
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Anita Valencia

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Obesity is almost like a trend today; it causes other diseases like diabetes and heart-related problems. Without serious actions, obesity could cause 7 million more health problems by 2035.
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Kriss Brooks

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Alternative Pain Relief:  Meditation
 
 
Painkillers are addictive and potentially dangerous. Some drugs could cause a host of long-term health problems even if they are used correctly. Fortunately, there is a safe, low-cost alternative to painkillers. Meditation relieves pain without the many side effects that you get from painkillers and other drugs. Some say that meditation can be addictive, but there have been no dangers associated with “too much” meditation.
 
Backed By Science
 
Meditation for pain relief has been used for hundreds of years, but its efficacy has been proven by science. After assessing 34 trials in evaluating the effectiveness of meditation on pain relief, the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research Quality has reported that meditation programs can indeed help reduce pain intensity. 
 
Researchers at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found that meditation can reduce pain intensity by about 40 percent and decrease the unpleasantness by as much as 57 percent. Typically, morphine and other painkillers usually reduce pain by about 25 percent. This means that meditation may  be more effective than medication when it comes to pain relief.
 
How Does Meditation Stop Pain?
 
Pain activates the body's stress response. Stress has been found to exacerbate pain especially in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. In other words, when you are in pain, your body becomes stressed. The more stressed you are, the more intense your pain becomes. Meditation relieves stress by inducing a state of relaxation. When you meditate, biochemical changes also start happening inside your body. Your body releases, endorphins, a natural painkiller that also produces a feeling of well-being. When stress dissipates, so does your pain.
 
Can Meditation Help You With Emotional and Psychological Pain?
 
Meditation can help heal psychological trauma and emotional scars. Army veterans take meditation classes to help them overcome negative thoughts and emotions associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The American Psychological Association has reported that people who have meditated for a considerable amount of time are able to detach themselves from emotionally upsetting images. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism reported that meditation can reduce PTSD symptoms by up to 41 percent, which is more than twice the expected outcome of 20 percent.
 
People who suffer from depression can benefit from meditation. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter that influences mood and behavior. Low serotonin levels are associated with depression. Meditation has been found to increase a person’s serotonin level and to elevate one’s mood.
 
Antidepressants, especially selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil, are widely prescribed by mental health professionals for depression, but these medications do have adverse side effects. If you are using these medications, you can use meditation in conjunction with your treatment. However, you should ask your doctor if you could be weaned off the medications if you feel that they are no longer necessary. DO NOT make this decision on your own.
 
Using Guided Meditation
 
If you suffer from physical or psychological pain and you want to use meditation in conjunction with your current treatment, you should know that there are guided meditation programs that are tailored to your needs.
 
Guided meditation is a form of meditation where a voice guides you as you enter a meditative state. You can meditate without a guide. However, meditating on your own can be challenging. Besides, guided meditation can help you attain a specific goal or meet a particular need.
 
Many scientific studies support the use of meditation in medical treatment. However, before you use meditation in conjunction with your current treatment, discuss this with your health practitioner. Do not make decisions regarding your treatment on your own.
 
“Medicine heals the body, meditation heals the soul. Medicine is outwardly, meditation is inwardly. And man is whole only when medicine and meditation are together in deep harmony.” ~Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
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Having an oily skin can be bothersome. Besides from the frequent occurrence of breakouts to the high propensity you are most likely to have...
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14 Easy and Effective Ways to get rid of a White Tongue
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Too Much #Stress In Your Life? Cortisol Could Be The Cause!

Read more: https://www.consumerhealthdigest.com/depression/cortisol.html via +Consumer Health Digest
Cortisol is a hormone produced within the adrenal gland & has various effects in our body. Set a challenge for yourself & follow one of the upper techniques.
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Morning, Afternoon And Evening Stretches That You Must Do


Everybody should stretch a few times per day to keep the body functioning properly. Exercise each day & you’ll notice the benefits. Get your Yoga on!
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Thank you for reading. I am glad you've learnt something :)
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Elisa Ricci

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Il termine dieta viene quasi sempre associato alla perdita di peso, in realtà esistono piani alimentari, come la Dieta per Massa Muscolare che mirano all'aumento della massa magra.
L’alimentazione è alla base per il conseguimento dei tuoi risultati, per sviluppare il muscolo, perdere grasso e mantenersi in forma devi seguire una giusta dieta per la massa muscolare
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Dieta per massa muscolare - Dieta per massa muscolare da seguire per migliorare la tua composizione corporea. Benefici e perchè seguire una dieta per massa muscolare.
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Excel Equipment, an emerging player in the interactive fitness and health market, has announced the acquisition of the Makoto USA product line, which includes the ground-breaking Makoto Arena II and the Makoto Wall. 
Excel Equipment has acquired the Makoto USA line of interactive health and fitness products, including the versatile Makoto Arena.
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Masud Parvez

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There are many Yogic techniques for managing anxiety and dissipating anxious energy. According to Hindu belief, samskaras or patterns of perception are created by underlying conscious and unconscious thoughts and beliefs. These thoughts and beliefs may create and perpetuate an anxious emotional state.
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Satish Agarwal

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Who doesn’t love mayonnaise which magically enhances the taste of anything it is added to, including rolls, sandwiches and what not! However, too much of mayonnaise is not considered good for health as it contains a lot of fat that can get accumulated in the body and lead to conditions like obesity. Then again, if …
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Licorice root/ Mulethi:

Licorice’s affinity fοr thе endocrine system mаkеѕ this herb remarkable, whісh whеn used judiciously саn bе very helpful іn treating many human ailments.
Thіѕ іѕ bесаuѕе οf glycyrrhizin whісh hаѕ a structure similar tο hormones produced bу thе adrenal glands.
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