There is proven research to show that seasons do influence our mind and more importantly our brain function. There are mood disorders associated with change of seasons. During Winter, people report undergoing SAD or seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression that sets in during deep winters when the days are short, not enough sunlight,December, 30 2019
While we look forward to the holidays spent with our loved ones, this one goes out to the women in our lives who make sure our holidays are memorable, who make sure the food on the table is delicious and diverse, gifts are amazing, all the invites have been sent, guests are comfortable and theDecember, 27 2019
It is that time of the year when no amount of coffee and blankets seem to suffice. If you are on the East coast, you know what we are talking about. Sub zero temperatures, snow laden roads, antibiotics and endless layers…yet, infections, cold and occasional fever sneak into our bodies during these winters, as ourNovember, 10 2019
When lethargy sets in, it feels like an insurmountable task to get to the Yoga Mat, though the intention is always there. It happens to the best of us and sometimes this lethargy lasts for a few days and months. The ‘Promise of the Yoga Mat’ is pushed to the next week, and then theSeptember, 16 2019
Almost 936 million people world over have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea, another lifestyle-related disorder on the rise globally. Patients of sleep apnea report shallow breathing/ no breathing for a few seconds to minutes every night. These pauses occur more than once during the entire period of sleep! The fallout of the condition can rangeAugust, 26 2019
Drink enough water, moisturize, exfoliate-that’s common wisdom when it comes to dealing with dehydrated skin. But how to follow this wisdom in a way that best suits your skin type? Let us show you. 1. 6-8 Glasses but how? A lot of people believe the best way for the skin to hydrate is by drinkingJuly, 28 2019
About 54.4 million US adults, that is about 25% of the country’s population suffers from some form of arthritis, data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. There are about a thousand types of arthritis, or inflammation of joints and other joint diseases, but two of the most common ones are osteoarthritis and rheumatoidJune, 25 2019
As you glide into a cobra pose on this International Yoga Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the gift of Yoga in our lives that has brought good physical and mental health, healed illnesses, brought spiritual centeredness, a happy state of mind, flexibility for some and weight loss for others, we are here to tellJune, 20 2019
Do you work out a lot and still see no significant social-media-post worthy improvement, while your friend hogs and still manages to take the lean road? Constipation, fatigue, headache are few of the other signs of a poor metabolism or low basal metabolic rate. Metabolism measures how fast do you burn the calories you consumeMay, 28 2019
You are probably all too familiar with the topic of this discussion-fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, chronic pain, stiffness in the neck, shoulder and arms-rings a bell? For many of us, sore muscles and stiffness is a friend. A big difference between Ayurvedic point of view and that of western medicine in pain management is, in Ayurveda,April, 05 2019
Do not let the polar vortex get the better of you as temperatures plunge below zero. We totally understand what your health and beauty concerns could be and we are here to help you glide through these freezing months. Your annual winter wellness guide is here! Harsh winters can cause an imbalance of melanin inFebruary, 05 2019
Psoriasis is an auto immune skin disease where the skin cells grow faster than it ordinarily should, which is about 27 days. One of Psoriasis’ biggest enemies is dryness and dry weather when it results into scaling and peeling of the skin’s outer layers of the skin. The itching could cause redness and wounds inDecember, 14 2018
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