American Academy For Yoga in Medicine

Sugar-Free, But At What Cost?

In a comprehensive study spearheaded by the Cleveland Clinic, new evidence has come to light linking the consumption of xylitol, a popular zero-calorie sugar substitute, to an increased risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes. This significant finding, published in the European Heart Journal, highlights the need for further scrutiny of the […]

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Suryanamaskar Made Easy: Steps, Benefits, and Tips

Suryanamaskar, or Sun Salutation, is a dynamic sequence of yoga postures that has been practiced for centuries. It combines asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), and meditation, making it a holistic practice that benefits both the body and mind. Each movement in Suryanamaskar is synchronized with the breath, creating a flow that enhances physical strength, flexibility,

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Unraveling the Impact of Anger on Heart and Blood Vessel Health

Anger, a powerful emotional response, can have profound implications for cardiovascular health. Recent research conducted by Dr. Daichi Shimbo and his team at Columbia University delves into the intricate relationship between anger and blood vessel function, shedding light on potential mechanisms underlying the connection.   The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart

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Facing a Nervous Breakdown: Critical Signs, Underlying Causes, and Urgent Help Needed

Imagine feeling so overwhelmed by stress that everyday tasks become insurmountable. This is what a nervous breakdown can feel like—a sudden wave of mental distress that leaves you struggling to cope. While the term “nervous breakdown” isn’t a medical diagnosis, it often reflects severe stress or underlying mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety.

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