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Effects Of Passive Smoking During Pregnancy

Secondhand smoke or passive smoking is the smoke exhaled into the environment by a tobacco smoker, or the smoke that comes from the end of tobacco-containing smoking products. Approximately 4,000 chemicals are present in second hand smoke, many of which may cause cancer. Exposing yourself to secondhand smoke during pregnancy[.....]

Best Yoga Asanas For Neck Pain

Yoga can help strengthen your neck muscles, improve range of motion, and even combat associated issues like headaches or stress and tension in the neck and shoulders. Certain asanas are especially recommended, including the mountain pose, cobra pose, boat pose, child’s pose, and corpse pose, to name a few. Learn these stretches and focus on your breathing and accuracy and you should be able to find pain relief from chronic neck pain, cervical spondylosis, and other neck problems have found.

9 Foods Each To Eat And Avoid On An Empty Stomach

How about some sliced tomatoes and cucumber, and a tall glass of freshly squeezed orange juice for breakfast? They might sound extremely wholesome and healthy, but that is far from the truth.  Many foods we consider to be beneficial and nutritious can actually cause you more harm than good when consumed on[.....]

Things To Consider Before Getting Pregnant

The thought of having a baby and planning your future according to your baby sounds exciting but there are a few things you need to think and consider before you decide to get pregnant. Here are a few things you need to consider and discuss with your partner before you[.....]

Artistically Challenged? 10 Amazing Ways To Discover Your Passion

There are plenty of things to try if you aren't artistic. Pick something you like, practice, and the passion will come through. If you prefer being indoors, try learning a musical instrument, or pick up carpentry, or even genealogy. If you are outdoorsy, hiking and running marathons are great options.

The Healing Benefits Of Pranayama Techniques

Pranayama techniques in yoga focus on regulating and balancing your breathing to improve your health. The benefits of different methods include maximum oxygen supply to the lungs, an efficient expulsion of carbon dioxide, better blood circulation, regulated heart rate and blood pressure, and most importantly reduced stress. It helps keep you calm throughout the day in any situation.

5 Yoga Poses For Runners

Downward-facing dog is a full body stretch that’ll make your calves and hamstrings stronger. It’s a common position in many yoga sequences. The head-to-knee pose will also strengthen your hamstrings, preventing injuries and tightness. It’s related to the bound angle pose, which is another great pose for your thighs; it'll help you move swiftly with ease. To make your back stronger, do the pigeon and bridge poses. These positions improve posture while running.

5 Tips On How To Improve Your Memory Naturally

Getting enough sleep will let your brain process new information and build memories. It’ll also protect the hippocampus, the part of the brain that regulates memory. Stress management is important because stress hormones can shrink the hippocampus. So if you want to regenerate new brain cells, stay mentally active and do creative activities. You’ll relieve stress while strengthening the brain. Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon and tuna, will also improve brain function and memory.