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Did you know that each year heart attacks spike on Mondays following the switch to Daylight Savings time? For example, a study conducted in the state of Michigan demonstrated that “the Monday following springtime changes was associated with a 24 percent increase in daily AMI (acute myocardial infarction) counts, and the Tuesday following fall changes was conversely associated with a 21 percent reduction.

Yoga for Better Sleep: 7 Insomnia-Busters You Can Do in Bed

Did I say “in bed?” Yep. It’s normally not a good idea to fall asleep when you are doing yoga. You can overstretch your muscles if you fall asleep in a restorative pose, and if you’re practicing conscious... Read more

Suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome? Yoga Can Help

If you suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), here's some helpful news: Simple yoga stretches may help ease your condition. In a study published in the Journal of Alternative Medicine , participants found that yoga provided much-needed relief from the burdensome sleep disorder, which leaves sufferers unable to sleep because of a constant inexplicable twitching in their legs. Read more

15 Natural Remedies For A Good Night's Sleep

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 30 percent of adults experience some form of insomnia. Some have trouble getting to sleep in the first place, while others wake up a few hours after... Read more

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Yoga Offers Relief for Insomnia in Post-Menopausal Women

According to a study published in the journal Menopause , practicing yoga asana before bed may not just offer effective therapy for insomnia, but can also reduce the severity of menopausal symptoms and increase overall quality of life. Read more

Does Insomnia Increase Risk of Cancer?

Missing out on sleep makes us feel lousy and it affects our life in many ways. But could lack of sleep due to either insomnia or simply a busy lifestyle even put you at greater risk for developing cancer? Read more

Do You Suffer From Sleep Deprivation?

There are many reasons people don’t get enough sleep. If you suspect that you suffer from sleep deprivation and have problems sleeping, try natural sleep aids, such as herbal insomnia remedies or even yoga postures for insomnia. Read more
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