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Balance and Mobility Problems with MS: Try Yoga

Posted January 6, 2014

Balance and mobility challenges can be frightening, frustrating, and place people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in danger of falling or otherwise injuring themselves. Although doctors often recommend exercise and stretching to tackle these problems, yoga is one form they typically overlook.

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Avoidance techniques can reduce stress, balance life

Posted July 12, 2013

With more people working while going to school, it can be exceedingly difficult trying to find balance in life, let alone time off for sleep and personal relationships. Indeed, achieving such balance can create conflicts that drive some people to the point of distraction – so much so that they end up avoiding the very activity that would resolve the conflict, such as staying late at work instead of spending that time with family.

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Study Highlights The Need To Focus Dietary Messages On Eating A Healthy Balanced Diet

Posted July 8, 2013

Research recdently published shows why people find it hard to follow Government guidelines to cut their fat and sugars intake at the same time – a phenomenon known as the sugar-fat seesaw.

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10 Natural Ways to Balance Your Hormones

Posted June 11, 2013

Maintaining female hormonal health is a continual challenge for the modern woman. It is particularly difficult to keep hormones in balance in today’s fast-paced world with the abundance of highly processed foods, chemical-laden products and easily obtained over-the-counter medications. Both wreak havoc on the body. Even before a girl reaches puberty, supporting endocrine function by eating primarily whole foods, healthy fats (avocados, nuts and seeds, virgin coconut oil and extra virgin olive oil) and good-quality proteins is necessary.

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Yoga May Help Stroke Survivors Improve Balance

Posted July 29, 2012

Group yoga can improve balance in stroke survivors who no longer receive rehabilitative care, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

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Yoga Steadies Stroke Victims

Posted July 27, 2012

A yoga-based rehabilitation workout may help improve balance following stroke, a pilot randomized study found. At 8 weeks, the yoga group showed significant progress in static and dynamic balance, as assessed by the 14-item Berg Balance Scale (mean score of 40 versus 47, P<0.001), reported Arlene A. Schmid, PhD, OTR, from the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, and colleagues.

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