How Does Yoga Help Reverse Hyperkyphosis?

According to studies, yoga shows promise as therapy to reverse hyperkyphosis, or age-related dowager’s hump in the elderly. This is significant, because the hunched back of hyperkyphosis is one of the most overlooked health problems in today’s society. The condition

Yoga Therapy: Heart Disease Isn’t Just About the Heart

Did you know that people who suffer from heart disease are also at a higher risk for stroke, aneurisms, and vascular (circulatory) problems? Heart disease and stroke continue to be the two biggest killers of our time, but few people

Healthy Aging: Planning for Tomorrow

"So, Mom, what is it like getting old?” Even as teenagers go, it was an unusually insensitive question. It still ranks high on my long list of things-I’m-not-very-proud-of. I don't recall why that question was so important to me, as

Are You An Optimist or a Pessimist?

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." --Winston Churchill I've always wanted to be an optimist. Mainly for the very simple reason that I'm not. At least I didn't use to

Early Heart Disease Prevention Key to Successful Aging

Your heart is a hard worker indeed. It beats about 100,000 times a day; more than 2.5 billion times during a typical lifespan. No wonder that the heart is vulnerable to wear and tear as we age. Gradual changes to