Floating for PTSD Meditation

Floating Shows Promising Benefits for PTSD

More than just a fancy way to meditate, studies are showing that floating in salt water for a few minutes a week may have real benefits for those who suffer from anxiety and PTSD.
Moment Meditation

The Mindful Brain – Moment Meditation Uses Science to Measure Mindfulness

Moment Meditation measures mindfulness using psycho-physiological assessment. Documented health benefits of increased mindfulness include improvement in concentration and attention, decreased anxiety, improved willpower against addiction, lower blood pressure and a stronger immune system.
Freestyle rap and yoga

How Freestyle Rap and Mindful Meditation Are Alike

When else do we go with the flow, to center ourselves fully in the moment? Why, meditation, of course. Mesocosm drew some interesting links between the freestyle rap study to those studies on mindfulness.

Yoga Helps Depression – Yes, It’s True!

The Boston University School of Medicine concludes that Iyengar yoga and coherent breathing exercises are effective in treating Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in a recent medical study.
Yoga Mats linked to infertility

Another Reason To Ditch Cheap Yoga Mats – They May Cause Infertility

Chemicals used to make cheap yoga mats may be linked to infertility. According to a Harvard study, chemicals used to make flame retardant foam may cause fertility problems.
New study shows 10% of yoga practitioners get yoga injuries

New Study Suggests 1 in 10 People Get Yoga Injuries

A study on yoga injuries reports that 10.7% of yoga practitioners develop new injuries and pain from their practice. But some say the study does not paint an accurate picture of a mindful yoga practice.
Yoga for ulcers

Study Shows Yoga Improves Quality of Life For Ulcer Sufferers

A study shows that yoga can improve quality of life for those with ulcerative colitis. The researchers said that hatha yoga could be an effective for therapy and treatment programs.
Yoga and meditation changes DNA

Researchers Say Yoga And Meditation Changes Your DNA

Researchers found that yoga and meditation reverses molecular reactions in DNA that cause mental health issues. The study shows that yoga can reduce the negative effects of stress and anxiety on physical and mental health.

Diabetes Study Shows Yoga Plus Fenugreek Reduces Blood Sugar

A medical study in India has shown positive results in the use of yoga and fenugreek seeds to treat diabetes.

Study Shows Chanting Hare Krishna May Help Schizophrenic Brains

A new study on Hare Krishna may lead to better treatment for schizophrenics and other mental patients through chanting.