Brain Research
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A Free Resource to Transform Your Brain

NEUROSCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND THAT EXERCISE IS ONE OF THE MOST TRANSFORMING THINGS TO YOUR BRAIN. If I tell you there is something you could do right now to enhance your mood and attention and it is also free, would you like to do it? Perhaps you would… Yes I am talking about physical activity which literally means moving your body. … Read More

Parasympathetic Nervous System
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Health, Disease and Healing– A Yogic Perspective

“HEALTH DOES NOT MEAN MERE EXISTENCE. KEEPING OUT OF THE HOSPITAL IS NOT HEALTH. TO BE ABLE TO RESIST DISEASE, TO BEAR STRAIN, TO STIMULATE MENTAL VITALITY, AND TO FEEL THE BODY AS A LUXURY -AS A BIRD FEELS WHEN SHOOTING THROUGH THE AIR, AND AS A CHILD DOES ALWAYS- IS HEALTH. ‘’ –PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA Going by this definition it … Read More

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How to Mould the Brain to Your Liking

LAST TWO DECADES HAVE BROUGHT FORWARD SOME GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF NEUROSCIENCE. NEUROPLASTICITY AS THEY CALL IT MEANS, OUR BRAINS HAVE INFINITE CAPACITY TO RESTRUCTURE AND REORGANIZE ITSELF. Just about 25 years ago when I joined the medical school the standard teaching across the world was that human brain doesn’t grow beyond the age of five. Fortunately … Read More

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Your Breath Holds the Key to Your Mental Poise

FOR THE FIRST TIME RESEARCHERS COULD FIND A NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL LINK BETWEEN OUR BREATHING PATTERN AND MENTAL RESPONSE. Traditional Indian teachings of yoga have highlighted the mind-breath connection time and again. But sceptics were always asking for a scientific proof of such relationship. Some of the scientific studies in recent times have confirmed the role of breath in regulating our mental … Read More

Cell
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The Science of Longevity

GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH BY NOBEL LAUREATE SCIENTIST DR ELIZABETH BLACKBURN PROVES THAT OUR PACE OF AGEING DEPENDS ON OUR ATTITUDES AND LIFESTYLE. Since ages humans have been curious to know the ways to live longer and healthier. In last few years scientists have come closer to answer this question. Dr Elizabeth Blackburn is one of them who won the Nobel … Read More

Gut-Brain Relationship
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Your Mood Depends on Your Gut Health

RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT WHEN WE EAT RIGHT KIND OF DIET, IT HELPS TO BUILD HEALTHY MICROFLORA IN OUR GUT WHICH IN TURN RELEASES NEUROCHEMICALS TO AFFECT OUR MOOD POSITIVELY. Father of modern medicine Hippocrates postulated almost 2500 years back that all diseases begin in stomach. Modern day researchers have found exactly the same truth when they discovered that there … Read More