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Eye pillows are often items we reserve for a trip to the spa, but for many of us they are not a part of our regular, at home self-care routine. However the humble eye pillow boasts a number of health benefits both physical and mental which may surprise you!
It’s highly accepted in the medical field that type 2 diabetes is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). But less accepted is the new theory of type 3 diabetes. This is a term which describes the hypothesis that Alzheimer’s disease may be triggered by insulin resistance and insulin-like growth factor dysfunction that occurs in the brain.
“There’s evidence to show that yoga [meditation] can work, and instead of just treating the symptoms like meds do, it actually helps you learn to cope with your worries. Given the choice, most of my patients would rather overcome their problems than put a Band-Aid on them.”
– Adam Splaver
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Any yogi can express the anecdotal power of embodying various positions or asana. But far fewer may be familiar with the practice and theory of mudras. Hasta mudras are hand gestures which in Sanskrit translate to seals or stamps. These seals are used to embody and call on various energies to bring balance and healing to body, mind, and spirit.
Many of us are familiar with the idea that being overweight and obesity puts stress on the body and contributes to poor health. Well it turns out that the brain is no exception to this rule.
This is your brain on meditation
The Memory Quiz can put your mind at ease about misplacing your car keys occasionally, or it can motivate you to consult with your doctor. The question to ask if you seem to be misplacing your car keys more often is “When you find your keys, then do you remember that you put them there in the first place?