When his soothing energy, which never imagine sitting Kata went through a devastating car accident that he left her in constant pain.
At that time, the damage to his neck and spine was so severe, her doctors began preparing for multiple surgeries. He was told he would be in a neck brace for the rest of his life.
But today, Kata is living pain free. Your spine is long and relaxed, and has the range of motion in the neck.
And he did it without surgery.
What is yoga?
Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines stretching exercises, controlled breathing and relaxation. It can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve heart function.
This more than 5,000 years old, seeking not only repaired the damage to the curve of the spine and pain free, which it changed his life.
Within months, Kata, a former accountant, he became an optimist again. Yoga also gave its sharpest mental focus , the ability to better handle everyday problems, and the ability to respond to life in “a more cheerful way” as she says.
Most doctors believe that yoga as “light relief tension” and a way to maintain flexibility.
But yoga not only heals his wounds, which reverses the biological age their cells, tissues and organs.
Today, I’ll introduce you to the anti-aging yoga powers, and show an easy but very effective position you can practice at home right now.
From East and West for a more energetic life
In his own words, “Yoga is not a miracle cure overnight, is a journey – and the effects last a lifetime . But even in a week or a few days, you will feel better. “
” Everything is a matter of link your breathing with body movements . most people breathe a very superficial way but when you breathe deeply, changes everything -.. Your body and mind “
As an anti-aging physician, I know the power of the lung is one of the best predictors of how long you will live . So bring more awareness to breath is essential in anti-aging medicine.
How well can breathe determines how long it will stay active and healthy.
The Chest magazine followed up 29 years after the Buffalo Health Study , which followed more than 1,100 people to 89 years, researchers found that the best of their lungs, is less likely to have died from any cause. The correlation was even stronger for heart disease. i
What is more, scientific studies show yoga can reverse heart disease. In one study, the life test of the heart, found that yoga reduces fatty plaque deposits that block the coronary arteries. II
and yoga-stress by increasing the levels of GABA in the brain chemistry (gamma-aminobutyric acid), it is necessary for a quiet mind. iii
What are the anti-aging benefits of yoga?
The list of anti-aging benefits yoga much iv you can :.
- boost your immune system;
- Lowering blood pressure;
- regulate hormones;
- aid digestion;
- Improve sleep;
- Make your mind sharp and focused;
- reduce anxiety and increase inner happiness;
- reduce anxiety and increase inner happiness;
- relieve arthritis pain;
- relieve chronic fatigue.
Kata added:. “Yoga helps to learn about yourself and listen to your body Increases flexibility, relieves stress, teaches you how to handle the challenges, seize opportunities and respond to the life in a more cheerful way. “
research also shows that yoga has a direct impact against aging of cells. And the good news is that it works for everyone – no matter how old you. Kata told me to have students in their 70s, 80s and even 90s, who all live a healthy and youthful life. – Thanks to yoga
In a study published earlier this year revealed that the practice yoga reduces the effects of aging by increasing the amount of the enzyme telomerase, which affects the cells age.
Telomerase stimulates growth and rebuild their telomeres. And The longer their telomeres, as younger than their biological age and feel younger.
But yoga does not only slow down the aging process. Delays and even prevent onset of disease because it reduces oxidative stress and inflammation in cells -. The main cause of most chronic diseases
favorite Anti-Aging Kata yoga position
As Kata says, yoga “is for everyone – no matter what your age or condition.”
This is their “home position.” Favorite great stress relief and have anti-aging effects on your body lasting.
is called Legs up the wall . This “therapeutic approach” is a restorative and soft investment that helps promote balance and well-being throughout your body.
Beginners may find this more relaxed position with a stand -., Whether a company long pillow or two folded blankets
- Configure support 5-10 inches away from the wall, depending on your comfort. Facing the wall with his feet on the floor in front of you and behind you support.
- Change your lower back on the stand. Now roll on your back and swing your legs up the wall. (Try different heights support to discover that it is more comfortable. People with rigid bodies should try a lower support or move further from the wall.)
- Once in position, the legs are almost vertical. A strap can be used around the thighs or above the knees to keep your legs in place. This allows more easily relax.
- Rest your shoulders and head on the floor. Roll a small towel and place it under the base of his neck. Let your hands resting on the abdomen or sides, palms up.
- Now close your eyes and breathe deeply through your nose. Soften the face and throat. Relax your body completely and concentrate on your breathing.
- Feel the release of anxiety and tension with each breath. It will start at the feet and move throughout your body. Enjoy this position for 15 minutes.
- to exit the position, push your feet on the wall and lift the pelvis slightly. Slide the bracket and place it aside. Lower the pelvis to the ground and gently roll aside. Lie on your side for a few breaths and then slowly rising to his feet.
Kata added that this position is not recommended if you have glaucoma or other eye problems, heart problems, serious neck injury, hiatal hernia or spondylolisthesis -. Or after the third month of pregnancy
To your good health,
Al Sears, MD, CNS
i Schünemann, Holger J., MD, PhD and others, “Pulmonary function is a long-term predictor of mortality in the general population,” Chest September 2000; 118 (3): 656-664
II D Ornish, MD, et al. Can lifestyle changes reverse coronary heart disease: life test of the heart. The lancet. Volume 336, number 8708, on July 21, 1990, pages 129-133
iii Streeter CC1, Jensen JE, RM Perlmutter, Cabral HJ, Tian H, Terhune DB, Ciraulo DA sessions Renshaw PF.Yoga Asana increase GABA levels in the brain: a pilot study. J Altern Med complement. 2007 May; 13 (4) :. 419-26
iv CC Streeter, Gerbarg PL, Saper RB, Ciraulo DA, Brown RP. Effects of yoga on the autonomic nervous system, gamma-aminobutyric acid, and allostasis in epilepsy, depression disorder and post-traumatic stress. . The hypothesis Med 2012 May; 78 (5): 571-9. doi: 10.1016 / j.mehy.2012.01.021. Epub 24. February 2012.
v SB Kumar, Yadav R, RK Yadav, Tolahunase M, R. Given the telomerase activity and cellular aging, can be modified positively by an intervention style life based on yoga. J Altern Med complement. 2015 Jun; 21 (6): 370-2. doi: 10.1089 / acm.2014.0298. Epub 2015 May 12.
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