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Doctor insights on: Yin Yoga Postures

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Can yoga make ur posture better than any other exercise?

Can yoga make ur posture better than any other exercise?

No: Yoga is a great routine to connect mental and physical attributes. There are many other exercises that contribute to improved posture. Yoga is not "better than any other exercise". Consider the best routine for your specific body type, mental status, schedule and ease. Make your choice of exercise a part of your routine and stick with it. Enjoy the all the benefits. ...Read more

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How do I fix(straighten up) my bad, hunching posture? Yoga?

How do I fix(straighten up) my bad, hunching posture? Yoga?

Stretching +...: 1) walk on your tip toes your hands joint together trying to "reach" the ceiling and you gaze up to the ceiling. 2) put a book on your head and walk with it 3)yoga- yes- all kinds of stretching 4)breathing exercises-slow, deep, alone as a daily routine and of cause as part of yoga and all other exercises above or any others that you like and find helpful. ...Read more

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Could anyone suggest me some good yoga exercises to improve posture?

Could anyone suggest me some good yoga exercises to improve posture?

Supermans: Lying on stomach and arching back and hold for 15 seconds ... Chest and knees off ground about 3 inches... Aka supermans.... These help alot. ...Read more

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Any yoga posture to increase height ? When and how long should I do yoga?

Any yoga posture to increase height ? When and how long should I do yoga?

No: no way to increase height through Yoga, It is a good exercise but height is determined by genes and hormones not Yoga ...Read more

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Can yoga correct a bad posture?

Can yoga correct a bad posture?

Possibly: First you need a postural assessment to determine if your posture problems are based on scoliosis or spinal ligament . Pmr doc, physical therapy, or chiropractic can do this. Specific stretching and balancing exercises fm be added to correct and then maintain some issues. Yoga is general stretching, but not specifically targeted to your specific situation. ...Read more

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Which yoga postures can/cannot be done by people who have undergone kidney transplant?

Few limits: If your transplant incision is healed and you have no other orthopedic issues, most anything. Check with your transplant team to be sure you wound is healed. ...Read more

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What yoga postures could/cannot be done by people who have undergone a kidney transplant?

What yoga postures could/cannot be done by people who have undergone a kidney transplant?

YOGA: It depends on where the transplant is located. In the us it is often in the groin. Some places place them in a deeper pocket than others. Any posture placing direct pressure on the graft could be harmful on a regular basis. ...Read more

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My joints are little week and I do yoga postures, how can I take care of them with food...?

My joints are little week and I do yoga postures, how can I take care of them with food...?

Healthy diet: Muscles get stronger when you stress them with a load. Make sure your yoga focuses on strengthening poses and not just flexibility. Gradually increase the difficulty or length you hold certain postures and your muscles will respond. Make certain you are getting adequate protein in your diet: eggs, dairy, nuts, meat, legumes, yogurt, peanut butter, etc. Building strength takes time & consistency. ...Read more

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Hi, is it okay, if I do deep breathing with all the yoga postures? Or will it cause pain in ribs or ribs breakage in some postures?

Hi, is it okay, if I do deep breathing with all the yoga postures? Or will it cause pain in ribs or ribs breakage in some postures?

A young healthy girl: Ur age will not break or weaken ribs by deep breathing in Yoga . This would take constable force like a fall or auto accident. Don't worry. ...Read more

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Is improved posture from chiropractor permanent if not maintained over yrs? No longer get adjusted, don't stretch, no yoga, bent over computer daily.

Is improved posture from chiropractor permanent if not maintained over yrs? No longer get adjusted, don't stretch, no yoga, bent over computer daily.

Disk hetniaition: in your history needs to be followed by your doctor. We have many work-related disorders manifesting today, e.d., back and shoulder issues from computer work. Ask you doc about exercises that would be appropriate for you and invest a little time doing them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which is better for weight loss and posture, Pilates or yoga? I'm already dieting and running just need a little help with posture :-)

Which is better for weight loss and posture, Pilates or yoga? I'm already dieting and running just need a little help with posture :-)

Either.: I think the choice is more "which one am i more likely to stick with?" rather than "which one is better?" - there isn't a huge difference in their effectiveness. ...Read more

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My yoga teacher suggested me some yoga posture, gooseberry and rubbing nails that are helpful for hair loss, is it really true or not?

My yoga teacher suggested me some yoga posture, gooseberry and rubbing nails that are helpful for hair loss, is it really true or not?

Male baldness geneti: It is genetically programed , yes such measures are described , in ancient indian ayurvedic medicine , try if it helps you ...Read more

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What is yoga?

What is yoga?

Many varieties: Yoga is a Hindu discipline of various techniques to integrate mind, body and spirit, improve physical health and grow spiritually. There are many types of yoga. Hatha yoga, the stretches that improve physical health, is very popular but the forms that emphasize meditation and breathing are also very beneficial. See http://tinyurl.com/q5mrqxv for more detailed descriptions of diff. types of yoga. ...Read more

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What is hatha yoga?

What is hatha yoga?

Exercise Yoga: Hatha yoga is a popular, holistic yoga style/path that includes many core strengthening and stablization exercises, stress reduction techniques with emphasis on postures, purification, gestures, breathing, and meditation. ...Read more

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What is chair yoga?

What is chair yoga?

Chair: There is a chair pose in yoga and yoga done from a chair. ...Read more

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How can yoga help you?

How can yoga help you?

Flexiblity, focus: Properly executed yoga can be a good way to gently stretch and strenghten muscles. It also can be mentally and physically relaxing . You can control the intensity of the pose as well, which can be a safeguard to injury. A qualified instructor is important at first. ...Read more

Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more