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Neck and Shoulder Relief with Yoga Stretching

February 13, 2018 Amandalee 0

Most of us these days spend a ton of time bend over our devices. We are a connected society and that means usually always attached to some device that’s dinging, chiming or buzzing at us. What also comes with this is some tense neck and shoulder muscles. My chiropractor jokingly […]

Type-2 Diabetes: Yoga in the Clinic

July 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

A new study published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation [1] points to promising news for those suffering from type-2 diabetes. The paper, a meta-analysis of 864 patients across twelve trials, points to a correlation between those that practiced yoga and positive clinical outcomes. Type-2 Diabetes, characterized by the misuse […]

Yoga Helps Protect Cognitive Function

June 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

A 3-month yoga and meditation course may improve cognitive function, according to a study [1] published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease last month. According to this [2] article from Medical News Today, it seemingly combats mild cognitive impairment by assisting the brain in producing more BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor). […]