Meditation

8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…house is outfitted with water, air, and shower filters to remove as many toxins as possible. 8. Relax and enjoy life! I practice prayer, reading, meditation, Thai yoga therapy, listening to soft classical music, fly fishing, walking, cooking, and eating with my wife, playing with my grandkids and the…

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5 Tips for Optimal Lung Health—and Clear Breathing

…also asked Drew to share some of his tip tips for lung and bronchial health. For Healthy Lungs and Clear Breathing: * Practice belly breathing, meditation or biofeedback. Numerous studies have shown that stress reduction techniques that focus on breathing are effective for supporting lung health. That’s…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…, including T’ai chi, yoga, Pilates, relaxation and imagery sessions. Physical exercise is also good for respiratory sinus arrhythmia, as are meditation and grounding. As far as supplementation goes, my standard recommendation is a total daily dose of 1–2 grams of fish oil a day for healthy people…

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The Top 5 Heart Health Risk Factors You Want to Watch in 2016

…small stuff anyway. I learned that from one of my mentors, Dr. Robert Elliott. For emotional stress, I recommend exercise, getting plenty of sleep, meditation, yoga, and grounding. 4. High Blood Sugar: We used to think that a fasting morning blood sugar of less than 100 mg/dL was good. Then, that number…

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When Mitral Valve Prolapse Symptoms Are Severe

…your heart with the right nutrients. To reduce emotional strain, I also recommend using a form of relaxation such as mental imagery, yoga, quiet meditation or prayer. Finally, schedule regular checkups with your doctor and report any changes in the frequency or intensity of your symptoms. How about you?…

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Yoga for Heart Health: Why It's Powerful Medicine

…physical activity of their choice. Then, for the next three months they engaged in a supervised program of yoga for heart health, which included meditation, breathing exercises, and relaxation. The yoga experience was new to all the participants. The participants wore heart rate monitors to measure their…

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Mindful Summer Escapes

…medical evaluations and treatment options such as massage and acupuncture, hydrotherapy, detoxification therapy and weight loss, yoga classes, meditation, hikes and beach walks, and more. Medi-spas also offer healthy dining options including organic produce and meats, and wild-caught fish. For as long…

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…daily for three months resulted in fewer headaches and decreased pain in more than 68 percent of participants. 5. Deep breathing, acupressure, meditation, or visualization is a powerful way to get natural headache relief. Slow down your life a bit and reflect. Many headaches are brought on by chronic…

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Immune-Boosting Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

…. * Take time to recharge. The first step to counteracting stress is to give ourselves what we need to rest and regroup—whether it’s a nap, meditating, playing with the grandkids, or even watching a good movie. * Stick to a diet of low-glycemic carbohydrates, healthy fats, and quality proteins before…

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Open Your Heart to Gratitude and Love

…you could not help... peace" We can all have our hearts touched as those divers did, each and every day. Just use a little "heart" and pause to meditate on something or someone that touches you in a special way. Whatever image(s) brings appreciation to your heart—for me it is always the innocent…

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