7 Science-Backed Benefits of Pranayama 7 Science-Backed Benefits of Pranayama
Share on PinterestPranayama is the practice of breath regulation. It’s a main component of yoga, an exercise for physical and mental wellness. In Sanskrit, “prana” means life energy and “yama” means control.The practice of pranayama involves breathing exercises and patterns. You purposely inhale, exhale, and hold your breath in a specific sequence.In yoga, pranayama i
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Can Turmeric Help Your Migraine? Can Turmeric Help Your Migraine?
Share on PinterestMigraine can cause debilitating pain along with a host of other unpleasant symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, vision changes, and sensitivity to light and sound. Sometimes, treating migraine with medication adds unpleasant side effects to the mix, which is why some people turn to natural remedies for help. Turmeric — the deep golden spice loved by both culinary and welln
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All About That Pace: The Benefits of Jogging All About That Pace: The Benefits of Jogging
Share on PinterestSomewhere between a quad-burning, sweat-lathered sprint and a leisurely stroll, there’s a sweet spot known as the jog.Jogging is often defined as running at a pace less than 6 miles per hour (mph), and it has some significant benefits for people who want to improve their health without overdoing it. What’s so great about this moderate aerobic exercise? Like running, i
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Popcorn Lung and Vaping: What’s the Connection? Popcorn Lung and Vaping: What’s the Connection?
The popularity of e-cigarettes (commonly known as vaping or “juuling”) has risen dramatically in recent years, as have the rates of a respiratory illness called popcorn lung. Is this a coincidence? The current research says no. The rates of popcorn lung in people who vape have risen in the past year, and e-cigarettes may be the cause.Share on PinterestWhat is popcorn lung?Popcorn lung,
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How Does the 2019 Coronavirus Spread? How Does the 2019 Coronavirus Spread?
Share on PinterestThe CDC recommends that all people wear cloth face masks in public places where it’s difficult to maintain a 6-foot distance from others. This will help slow the spread of the virus from people without symptoms or people who do not know they have contracted the virus. Cloth face masks should be worn while continuing to practice social distancing. Instructions for making mas
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How Does COVID-19 Differ from the Flu? How Does COVID-19 Differ from the Flu?
Share on PinterestThe CDC recommends that all people wear cloth face masks in public places where it’s difficult to maintain a 6-foot distance from others. This will help slow the spread of the virus from people without symptoms or people who do not know they have contracted the virus. Cloth face masks should be worn while continuing to practice social distancing. Instructions for making mas
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List of Emotions: 54 Ways to Say What You’re Feeling List of Emotions: 54 Ways to Say What You’re Feeling
Emotions are an essential part of who you are, but they can be messy, complicated, and downright confusing sometimes. Knowing how to name them and talk about them — with both yourself and others — is a key part of developing emotional health. Fortunately, you don’t have to navigate the process of identifying your emotions alone. Paul Ekman, a psychologist and leading researcher on emotions,
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10 Morning Walking Benefits to Get You on Your Feet 10 Morning Walking Benefits to Get You on Your Feet
When you wake up in the morning, movement might not be your first priority. But starting your day with a walk — whether it’s around your neighborhood or part of your commute to work or school — can offer your body a number of health benefits. Here are 10 reasons why you may want to start your day by getting in some steps. There are also a few tips to seamlessly work it into your daily routin
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Are Dryer Sheets Safe to Use? Learn What the Research Says Are Dryer Sheets Safe to Use? Learn What the Research Says
If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works.Dryer sheets, also called fabric softener sheets, provide wonderful aromas that can make the chore of doing laundry a more pleasurable experience. These thin sheets are made of nonwoven polyester fabric covered with softeners to help soften clothes and reduce static cling, as well as fragrances to deli
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28 ASMR Triggers: Isolated and Ambient Sounds, Visuals, More 28 ASMR Triggers: Isolated and Ambient Sounds, Visuals, More
ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response if you prefer the fancier term, is everywhere right now.Your social media feeds are probably full of people talking about their favorite triggers. YouTube is loaded with vloggers trying to find the sound that will send them into a state of bliss.If you’re still searching for that infamous tingling sensation, look no further. Here, we break down 28 of
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