How do we go beyond Hata Yoga?

​  Hata Yoga is one of the most popular types of Yoga in the world. In western countries it's often used as a form of exercise to relax, keeping the body elastic, and improve breathing. The word Yoga means union with our inner Self (Soul, Atma, God), but until we get that union, our ability to achieve lasting peace will be hopeless. Meditation...
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Can vitamins become toxic?

Taking an excessive amount of any one vitamin can cause serious health problems. This is generally referred to as hypervitaminosis, or vitamin toxicity. In July 2022 a British man's overdose on vitamin D is a cautionary tale for people who are considering adding supplements to their lives. After a visit with a private nutritionist, the man began ta...
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Boost testosterone naturally

More adults and even boys are experiencing a diminished sexual desire, or some kind of erectile dysfunction   What they'd do about it? The first thing is: don't panic. Sexual desire, or sex drive, can go up and down, and most of the time is totally normal. Testosterone is the primary sex hormone and anabolic steroid in males. In humans, t...
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What is the MBTI psychology test?

​ The Myers Briggs Type Indicator ( MBTI ) Test has been used for a long time to help students, patients, and researchers help understand a person better. This short Myers Briggs test can be used to help find a suitable career, a significant partner, or just for self-improvement. Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers were not world-renowned psyc...
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Obesity in Children

Thanks to massive marketing campaigns junk food is more available thank ever, and unfortunately quite often our kids are paying the toll. The home made food, prepared with love, is replaced by more caloric and tasty food which unfortunately is rich in anti-nutrients and stimulants that add a burden to the liver in the attempt to detoxify our blood....
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Natural Supplements | 3 Side Effects

There is something fascinating about supplements. Probably it's the sense of safety, a reassurance that by taking them, we are back on track or we can perform better. But there are some flaws in this approach, let's have a look at 3 of them: 1. Culture . In a modern society where we often run short of time, we look for quick-fix, something that wor...
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Sugar pandemic | Pancreatic cancer

Sugar is almost everywhere in our diet, including the pizza you buy round the corner. But there are many side effects that may impact our health when we eat too much sugar, and it's not just about cavities. In 2012 the United Nations declared that, for the first time in human history, chronic non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, cancer ...
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How to protect your kidneys?

In USA more than 1 in 7 (37 million people), are estimated to have chronic kidney failure. Transplantation is the treatment of choice for kidney failure, though transplants are in short supply. In USA there are about 100k people on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. In 2021, over 4k patients on the kidney transplant list in the Eurotransplan...
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How do we prevent meningitis?

Meningitis is an inflammation , or swelling, of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Common bacteria or viruses that can cause meningitis can spread through coughing, sneezing, kissing, or sharing eating utensils, a toothbrush or a cigarette. Careful hand-washing helps prevent the spread of germs. However, injuries, cancer, ...
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What are 5 benefits of Licorice?

Liquorice is an extract from the Glycyrrhiza glabra plant which contains glycyrrhizic acid. For thousands of years G. glabra has been used for medicinal purposes across all cultures, in particular in Chinese medicine where it's known as gancao. The following are properties of pure licorice extract, which is quite different from so-called licorice c...
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What are your favorite books about 'health' ?

There are probably many interesting books about human health. My suggestion would be to focus on 3 aspects which are necessary to change our behavior and enable long-term health: Nutrition Lifestyle Psychology The body is made of food , so understanding nutrition is pretty much essential to build a strong body and maintain it in good health. Lifest...
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What are 3 things to prevent weight gain?

1. Eat only if you're hungry. Getting extra calories when you don't need will tell your body to store them as fat. Fat by itself is not a bad thing. It helps to insulate the body against thermal swings, it protect organs and tissues from mechanical shock, it's a reserve of energy pretty much like a battery. But too much fat may trigger unwanted iss...
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Atopic dermatitis

Atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) is the most common form of eczema, a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked. Atopic eczema is more common in children, often developing before their first birthday. But it may also develop for the first time in adults. It's usually a long-term (chronic) condition, although it can improve si...
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Headache and period

Many women experience headaches caused by changes in their hormones. According to the National Migraine Centre, more than half of women who get migraines notice a link with their periods. These so-called "menstrual migraines" tend to be particularly severe. Migraine is most likely to develop in either the 2 days leading up to a period or the first ...
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What about gray hair?

It is normal for hair color to change, as people age. But white hair can appear at almost any time in life. Even teenagers and people in their 20s may notice strands of white hair. The human body has millions of hair follicles or small sacs lining the skin. The follicles generate hair and color or pigment cells that contain melanin. Over time, hair...
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Is pasta really bad for health?

​ Pasta is one of the first foods people cut out when they're trying to drive down carb consumption. But unlike other items that are often considered "off-limits" for those following a diet or looking to lose weight (think sweets and alcohol), pasta actually does possess some redeeming nutritional qualities. There's even research to suggest that pa...
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Why conspiracy theories?

Why do we have a relatively small number of people relying on conspiracy theories? My short answer is fear, which in turn triggers insecurity and a self-centred behavior. According to Wiki, a conspiracy theory is an explanation for an event or situation that invokes a conspiracy by sinister and powerful groups, often political in motivation, when o...
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How to treat skin rashes?

A skin rash, also called dermatitis, is an area of irritated or swollen skin. Many rashes are itchy, red, painful, and irritated. Some rashes can also lead to blisters or patches of raw skin. Rashes are a symptom of many different medical problems. Other causes include irritating substances and allergies. Certain genes can make people more likely t...
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How social media affect mental-health in girls?

When used to harm others anything can do it, including social media. A knife in the hand of a surgeon can save a life, and in the hands of a criminal can kill. Social media posts used to harm others may impact everyone's mental-health, especially teen girls. Instagram says it's looking at new ways to discourage users from focusing on their physical...
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If a person doesn’t want to take medication forever, can Eastern medical treatments be an alternative?

Yes of course, and that's what common sense usually suggests, but there are few implications in your question.  The 1st : Does Eastern medicine create dependencies as Western medicine? Yes. The 2nd : Does Eastern medicine work better that Western medicine? It depends. I think it's pretty common for an individual to look for alternatives if the...
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