PLoS One, an interactive open-access journal, published a study conducted by Jeffery A. Dusek and colleagues from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. The study found the relaxation response (RR) achieved through mind-body practices—such as yoga, meditation, repetitive prayer, yoga, tai chi, breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation,Read More →

According to the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), “every year, 16 to 18 million Americans experience migraines. Signs include nausea, extreme sensitivity to light and noise, fever, chills, aching, sweating and, most notably, pain.” The SFN claims the cause of this mind numbing pain is related to “serotonin, changes in blood vesselRead More →

I was interested in yoga, wanted to learn more, and signed up for classes. One of the first things I learned is there are many different types of yoga. Some focus on the mental aspects, some focus on the spiritual aspects, and some focus on the physical aspects. However, inRead More →