Yoga Found to Help Reduce Memory Loss


Every era seems to have been more stressful than the last one. Experts believe that our current times may be some of the most stressful ever. We have worldly information available to us 24/7 on devices that are at our fingertips. No other time have people had personal devices to give them access to all forms of news both print and video. You have other stresses in your life too e.g. family and work.  Having the on-demand access can add stresses on your brain for which you are not aware. We understand the physical stresses like high blood pressure or...

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Tablets Can Cause Hand, Finger Pain and Neck Pain


  Tablets like Apple's iPad and the Samsung Tab are not just the rage but have become indispensable for convenience. These are great tools that are not without their chronic pain risks as we discovered with desk top computers. "Prolonged use of tablet computers can cause different forms of repetitive strain injuries to the fingers and hands," notes John L. Pappas, MD, the medical director for the Beaumont Centers for Pain Medicine in Royal Oak, Mich. "Good posture and frequent, short breaks can help minimize these symptoms." Tablets and smartphones can cause a different kind of tension and pain, since the neck...

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Yoga Can Help Reduce Depression and Anxiety


I know you are probably thinking is there anything yoga does not improve? I cannot think of anything! It is good for what ails you including depression and anxiety. Meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied for years as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. Available reviews of a wide range of yoga practices suggest they can reduce the impact of exaggerated stress responses.  Yoga may be helpful  to reduce  both anxiety and depression. Yoga is believed to function like other self-calming techniques, such as meditation, relaxation, exercise, or even socializing.  A significant amount of research has been conducted...

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Yoga and Children


The world is a fast paced, get-it-done-now environment for adults as well as children. The fast pace you live trickles down to your children. There is homework, school programs, after school activities, religious activities and so much more. Now more than ever our children need time and a method to slow down and turn off the outside mania! We want our children to get outside and be engaged in physical activities. However, a lot of these activities are intense and physically taxing. Adults find ways to unwind so why not provide your child a way to unwind too. There are...

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Victory System by Altorr Expands the World for the Less Able

It is easy to take for granted the functionality of your limbs, eyes and ears. Imagine not being able to use your hands or your legs. Your world and independence get small and lonely. Altorr Freedom Technologies has developed voice activated wireless technology to create the Victory System. It is a patented environmental control unit (ECU) that uses Altorr's unique speech recognition which allows you to personalize the app. It is designed to give physically challenged individuals the freedom to control their home environment through the use of simple voice commands. Now, the users can tell the Victory System to...

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