Yoga comes with many health benefits, from strengthening muscles to improving sleep to reducing stress. Can it help with weight loss, too? There are a few different ways yoga can help with weight loss, and it’s not just a matter of the calories you burn on your yoga mat, says Judi Bar, the yoga program… Continue reading Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?
Although it can be intimidating when you first walk into a yoga studio, it’s important to remember that everyone was a beginner at some point. Being brave enough to try it gives you a chance to practice a key tenet of yoga: self-compassion. “There are a lot of misconceptions about yoga that can make people nervous… Continue reading Yoga for Beginners: What to Know Before You Go
A single yoga class can leave you feeling energized, stronger, and calmer, all in one go. “After practicing yoga, many of us notice that our minds feel clearer and calmer and there seems to be a little bit more energy available to us,” says Baxter Bell, MD, a yoga instructor based in the San Francisco… Continue reading Overdoing Yoga: Signs, Complications, and Outlook
Call on this five-minute yoga flow from Ania Tippkemper, a yoga instructor with the Sweat app, any time you need to relieve stress and restore balance within yourself. “It’s nice to practice in the morning after you wake up to prepare yourself and prepare your mind for the day,” Tippkemper says. “And it’s wonderful to… Continue reading 5-Minute Calming Yoga Flow for Stress Relief
It’s hard to find a wellness trend that has enjoyed more sustained buzz than yoga. The number of people practicing yoga in the United States grew more than 50 percent from 2012 to 2016, according to data. The survey found that people who practice yoga are more likely to be active in other forms of exercise like running or… Continue reading All About Yoga: Poses, Types, Benefits, and More
Having a yeast infection is a common female problem — maybe in part because yeast infection causes are so wide-ranging. They include stress, illness, menstrual periods, pregnancy, and even being on medications for other conditions. Normally the fungus that causes yeast infection, Candida albicans lives in balance with the other microorganisms in your body. "Anything… Continue reading Yeast Infections and Your Diet: What's the Connection?
A vaginal yeast infection can be uncomfortable to have and equally uncomfortable to talk about with your partner. To make handling both easier, start by getting educated about yeast infection treatment, symptoms, and causes. The more you and your partner know about this common type of infection, the better you’ll both be able to deal… Continue reading Telling Your Partner About a Yeast Infection
Want to cut your chances of developing a yeast infection? Doctors say modifying some everyday habits can alleviate yeast infection symptoms and reduce the odds you will have a vaginal infection. “Many women don’t realize they have the ability to reduce their chances of developing a yeast infection,” says Robert Goldfarb, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist at… Continue reading Lifestyle Habits That Lead to Yeast Infections
Vaginal itching, redness, and discharge sound like sure signs of a yeast infection — a fungal infection that's as common as it is annoying. As apparent as the infection may seem, however, you may face some risks if you diagnose or treat it yourself. These symptoms can also be a red flag for other, more… Continue reading How Yeast Infections Are Diagnosed
Vaginal yeast infections are common. In fact, most women will have a vaginal yeast infection at some point in their lives. "Yeast infection is the second most common vaginal infection in women," says Lisa M. Krikorian, nurse practitioner in the gynecology clinic at The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Mass. Bacterial vaginosis is… Continue reading Healthy Hygiene to Prevent Yeast Infections