Senior man practicing yoga outside looking tranquil in namaste pose

There is much talk these days of integrative medicine, complementary approaches to disease, and allopathic vs. “alternative” medicine. As both a board-certified medical doctor and yoga therapist, Timothy McCall, MD. has a unique perspective on these topics.

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Healing Yoga for Cancer: Pain Relief

Although cancer touches one in three women and one in two men nationwide, more people than ever are living longer after treatment. New and promising research heralds the benefits of yoga practice post-... Read more
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Can Yoga Help Curb Chronic Inflammation? New Light on Disease Prevention

Does your energy sometimes slump for no apparent reason? Are mornings punctuated by mild aches and pains that gradually ease up as you get moving? How about digestion - is yours a bit cranky at times? These... Read more

Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients: New Study Explores Appropriate Home Practices

Cancer treatment is an arduous process. Patients may experience a range of debilitating side effects both during and after treatment. Yoga may help with these side effects, but is it possible for people... Read more

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New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure Put More at Risk, Emphasize Natural Solutions

Last week thirty million Americans woke up to discover that they had high blood pressure. No, it wasn’t all those buttery Thanksgiving biscuits and stuffing. In fact, it wasn’t even that these Americans’ blood... Read more

Study Lists 7 Benefits of Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

A new review of the research finds yoga therapy beneficial for those with breast cancer. Read more

Prostate Cancer: Light Therapy Offers Effective Treatment for Early Stages, New Study Shows

Nearly 1 out of every 7 men in the U.S. will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. A new study offers hope that for men with early prostate cancer a new non-invasive treatment might be an effective,... Read more
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Cancer and Aging: The Role of Yoga and Healthy LIfestyle in Cancer Prevention

Is there a link between cancer and aging? If so, what role can yoga play? Well, there is now irrefutable evidence that age is the single greatest risk factor for cancer. Nearly 70% of people who have cancer... Read more
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Yoga May Aid in Treatment of Stroke, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and More, Research Review Finds

Neurological disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases impact millions world-wide. Studies show that yoga may be an effective adjunctive treatment. Read more
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Multiple Sclerosis: How Yoga Can Ease Symptoms

Can yoga alleviate symptoms of multiple sclerosis? Research shows that people with multiple sclerosis report improvements in mental, emotional, and physical health after receiving a yoga intervention. In this... Read more

Does Yoga Help You Adapt Better to Stress? Charting Yoga's Effects on Heart Rate Variability

Heart rate variability is increasingly acknowledged as a health variable that can offer insights into how healthy you are and how well you deal with stress. Learn more about this important biomarker and... Read more