Reduce Inflammation with Yoga

Reduce Inflammation with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Yoga is an incredible resource to combat stress and promote healthy habits in body and mind. Many people cite stress reduction as their reason to practice yoga, and research has their back – reducing stress helps reduce inflammation.” – Amy Tenney   The immune system is […]

Reduce Genetic Markers of Inflammation with Yoga

Reduce Genetic Markers of Inflammation with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Yoga is fantastic for decreasing stress levels, and research has also shown that those who practice yoga regularly have higher levels of leptin and adiponectin in their bodies. Both of these natural chemicals work to alleviate inflammation in the body.” […]

Reduce Inflammation in elderly Women with Yoga

Reduce Inflammation in elderly Women with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Inflammaging has been associated with conditions like diabetes, heart disease, stress, depression, and a weakened immune system. Several recent studies suggest that yoga could slow the harmful physical effects of stress and inflammaging.” – Marylynn Wei   The immune system […]

Reduce Inflammation with Yoga

“You can’t live without inflammation, but it can also be hazardous to your health.”   Inflammation is a normal response of the body to outside threats like stress, infection, injury, and toxic chemicals. It is a response of the immune system that is designed to protect the body and ward off these threats. It works […]

Yoga improves the Immune Response and Chronic Diseases

Yoga improves the Immune Response and Chronic Diseases   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “yoga can be a helpful way to boost your immune system and decrease inflammation in the body.” – Marlynn Wei   Mindfulness training has been shown to be effective in improving physical and psychological health and particularly with the physical and psychological […]

Help Relieve Asthma Symptoms with Yoga

Help Relieve Asthma Symptoms with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Yoga can help increase breath and body awareness, slow your respiratory rate, and promote calm and relieve stress — all of which are beneficial for people who have asthma.” – Judi Bar   Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs that […]