Nick Papapanos Makes A Point: 15 Minutes A Day of Yoga Matters

1200px-14er_Yoga_Gurus_(8544069414)Despite the thousand years of practice in East Asian countries, Yoga is relatively new to North America. It first gained popularity in the 1970’s as a niche exercise to increase flexibility. The two decades that followed noted little change in yoga’s niche status. The 2000’s and after, witnessed a mainstream explosion in the popularity of yoga, as people around North America began to learn of the many effects yoga has on overall good health.

Scientists have found that yoga works to not only promote good posture and increased flexibility, it also aides in overall health, can heal aches and pains, and boost the immune system to keep sickness at bay. Yoga is also great because you don’t need a lot of specialty equipment, gym memberships or a great commitment of time, 15 minutes and a mat in your living room can help you begin to unlock all the health benefits yoga offers.

A quick quarter of an hour yoga routine, three to four times a week can have enormous benefits to your overall wellbeing. 15 minute yoga breaks have been attributed to lowered heart rates, increased oxygen levels, boosted immune system function, strengthening of the body core, lengthening of leg muscles, the relaxing of the heart area and shoulders, improved posture and digestion, better sleep and a general sense of emotional balance.

Researchers continuously find and link yoga to many health benefits. Recent studies have found yoga beneficial for cancer patients and arthritis sufferers as well. “On a physical level, yoga helps improve flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance,” Linda Schlamadinger, founder of YogaSource said in an interview. “On an energetic level, yoga teaches you how to cope better with stress by cultivating a sense of ease in both active and passive poses.”

Schlamadinger also believes yoga helps to cultivate mindfulness by creating awareness of the sensations, thoughts, and emotions that accompany a yoga regimen.

Yoga has also gained popularity amongst business owners and professionals looking for a chance to relax and recharge after long work days and busy business schedules. “For many professionals life at work is full of distractions, yet yoga provides an opportunity to regain their focus,” Megan Bernstein, a yoga practitioner wrote in 2013. “This might be the reason why yoga is catching on and becoming increasingly popular at many big corporations.” Yoga has remained to gain followers and advocates in the business world since then.

An example: Nick Papapanos, a Montreal based financial expert, started doing yoga a few years ago to help relax and promote health. “Yoga allows me to de-stress and unwind from my busy work day,” Papapanos said. “One of my favorite things is the deep meditation yoga helps you attain.”

Yoga has also been proven to increase brain function and cognition. “After my yoga routine I feel focused, sharper, clearer, ready to take on my work schedule,” says Nick Papapanos.

Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga are Nick Papapanos’ favorites Yoga styles. “Ashtanga is the oldest and truest Yoga form and it incorporates a lot of meditation,” Papapanos said. “Restorative Yoga helps me to de-stress and feel rejuvenated.”

More and more companies are starting to encourage employees to release stress and take part in activities like yoga, so they can reap the benefits Papapanos pointed out. Many international companies have started investing in corporate team-building yoga retreats to encourage active relaxation and group productivity.

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What are the Symptoms of Laryngitis?

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Laryngitis is inflammation of larynx or vocal cords. Laryngitis usually occurs due to infection, overuse (such as individuals engaged in profession where vocal cord has to be used for long time such as singers and teachers) and irritation (e.g. post nasal drip). Normally vocal cords (two folds of mucous membrane covering muscle and cartilage present inside larynx) open and close smoothly during speaking. However, in laryngitis vocal cords become inflamed and there is swelling of vocal cords, which make the voice to get distorted (an important symptom of laryngitis) and/or hoarse. In some cases of laryngitis, the voice may be so much hoarse that it may not be comprehensible. Most of the cases of laryngitis are short lived and due to viral infection of due to overuse of vocal cords. However, chronic laryngitis needs to be investigated properly for possible serious underlying medical condition.

Symptoms of laryngitis:

Laryngitis symptoms in most cases last less than a few weeks and usually caused by virus or due to overuse of vocal cords. Less commonly laryngitis symptoms may be chronic and may indicate serious underlying medical condition. The symptoms of laryngitis are:

  • Hoarseness of voice or distortion of voice. In severe cases the voice may become very weak or there may be loss of voice.
  • Irritation or tickling sensation in throat.
  • Dryness of throat
  • Sore throat and there may be pain during swallowing
  • Dry cough

In most cases of laryngitis rest to voice with plenty of fluid intake may be enough for getting better in few days. If you laryngitis persists it is better to consult a doctor. It is best to avoid use of vocal cords during laryngitis, as excessive and forceful use of vocal cords during acute laryngitis may damage the vocal cords and cause serious problem.

Seek immediate medical help if you or your child has following problems during laryngitis:

  • Breathing problem
  • Blood during coughing
  • High fever
  • Pain during swallowing dysphagia
  • If your child breath is making noisy high pitched sound (known as stridor)

Laryngitis may also be accompanied by infection of airway just beneath it and this combination is known as croup. If you or your child develops croup, consult your doctor immediately.

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Use Neurabic Nerve Support Formula for Healthy Nervous System

Neurabic Nerve Support Formula is natural, herbal and pure. This is ideal for keeping nervous system healthy and problem free. Neurabic Nerve Support Formula is ideal for healthy nervous system, because its formula is combination of neuropathy vitamins such as vitamin B12, B6 and many more (check the ingredients of Neurabic Nerve Support Formula here). This is also good for fibromyalgia and other neuropathic pain relief.

Nervous system problems are very common. Sometimes nervous system problems may even lead to serious psychiatric problems, if left untreated. Before you start using Neurabic Nerve Support Formula, it is important to know answers to few important questions everyone should have in mind. The following important questions should be answered for the user.

Can Neurabic Nerve Support Formula prevent diabetic neuropathy?

The answer depends on the stage or your condition in diabetes. For example, if your diabetes has been diagnosed recently and you do not have any complications yet (e.g. diabetic neuropathy or retinopathy) it is possible to prevent diabetic neuropathy by regular supplementation of Neurabic Nerve Support Formula and by keeping blood sugar under control. It may not be possible to prevent diabetic neuropathy if blood sugar is not well controlled.

However, if your diabetes is there for quite some time and some complications have already started, it may be very difficult to prevent diabetic neuropathy using Neurabic. If diabetic neuropathy has already set in, still you may get benefit using Neurabic Nerve Support Formula, because it helps in reducing pain.

How long it may take for result to be seen after starting Neurabic Nerve Support Formula?

Majority of the users of Neurabic Nerve Support Formula report that they see clear result within one month of starting the Neurabic Nerve Support Formula. Hence, it can be said that you can expect to get result within one month of use. However sometimes it may take up to three months.

Do I have to take Neurabic Nerve Support Formula along with my usual diabetic medication?

Yes, the best way to prevent diabetic neuropathy is to control blood sugar with your usual medications (along with your diabetic medications, you can also add Melabic, The Sugar Stabilizer) and also take Neurabic Nerve Support Formula.

Keeping your nervous system healthy is very important, especially if you are diabetic, because diabetics are prone to nervous system problems. One of the best bet is to start taking supplement Neurabic Nerve Support Formula for prevention of nervous system damage.

Note: this product is a dietary supplement and should not be totally replaced for medication prescribed by your doctor.

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Lactose Intolerance Risk Factors

If you suffer from lactose intolerance you cannot digest milk, where lactose (a sugar) is present. Hence, when you consume milk or milk product (dairy products), you may suffer from diarrhea, gas and bloating. The severity of symptoms depends on the enzyme deficiency. Lactase is the enzyme that digest or breakdown lactose into two simple sugars glucose and galactose. Among people with lactose intolerance, there is deficiency of lactase in varying degree. Some people are grossly deficient and cannot tolerate milk or milk products at all, and some have very minimal deficiency and can tolerate milk to a great extent.

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What are the risk factors of lactose intolerance?

The risk factors include:

  • Premature birth: babies born prematurely may suffer from lactose intolerance, because the small intestine is not fully developed, from where lactase is secreted. Lactase producing cells develop in small intestine only in late third trimester of pregnancy. Hence, born before late third trimester of pregnancy, there is risk of lactase deficiency.
  • Various cancer treatments may lead to lactose intolerance, where radiotherapy is used in abdomen for treating cancer, which may damage lactase producing cells of intestine. Use or radiation therapy for abdominal cancer or abdominal metastasis may lead to lactose intolerance.
  • Various diseases that affect small intestine may lead to lactose intolerance, such as celiac disease and Crohn’s disease or presence of excess bacteria in small intestine. All of these may lead to damage of lactase producing cells of small intestine and cause lactose intolerance.
  • Some ethnic groups are at greater risk of lactose intolerance, such as Asians, Africans, Hispanics, and American Indians.
  • Age is an important factor. As age increase risk of lactose intolerance increases. It is uncommon among babies and children.

It is important to understand the disease (lactose intolerance) and act accordingly to reduce severity of symptoms. It is best to avoid milk and milk products, especially a large serving to prevent symptoms from appearing. If you are very much fond of milk or milk product make sure to add only a small serving every time you consume it.

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Posted by admin - October 1, 2015 at 14:30

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Why Melabic, The Sugar Stabilizer is Good For Diabetics?

melabicThe ingredients present in Melabic, The Sugar Stabilizer can easily explain why it is good for diabetics in keeping blood sugar stable and under control. The following ingredients make Melabic, The Sugar Stabilizer ideal for diabetics in control of blood sugar.

Bitter melon:

Also known as bitter gourd and widely used in Asia a vegetable. It is well known for its blood sugar lowering capacity among diabetics and being used for this purpose. Bitter melon is also used for colitis and dysentery, worm infestation and presence of the phytochemicals in bitter melon indicates that these uses are due to good reason. Charantin, present in bitter melon is known to lower blood glucose along with insulin like peptide present in bitter melon.


This is herb commonly used as spice in many countries such as India, China, and the Mediterranean. Presence of free amino acid, 4-hydroxyisoleucine in fenugreek seed helps in lowering blood sugar in diabetics, by increasing insulin secretion thereby lowering blood sugar level.


This commonly used spice is also known to lower blood sugar level. It can also lower LDL or bad cholesterol which is important for diabetics.

Alpha Lipoic Acid or ALA:

ALA is useful in diabetes because it turns carbohydrates (sugar) into energy by increasing the metabolism of carbohydrates, and decreases the requirement of insulin. ALA reduces HBA1c which is an indicator glycemic control in diabetics.

Zinc, chromium, biotin:

Zinc is important for diabetics, because zinc is required for production, transportation and utilization of insulin. It also protects beta cells of pancreas that produce insulin. Chromium is needed to process glucose, and boosts the enzyme that makes it possible for your liver to use glucose, which is biotin.

Banaba leaves:

Banaba leaves are very popular herbal medicine in the Philippines. It contains Corsolic Acid, which is known as “natural plant insulin”. Banaba leaves can lower blood sugar level and at the same time cause weight loss by reducing appetite (redcue craving for carbohydrates), an ideal combination of benefits for diabetic individuals.

Gymnema sylvestre:

This was used for more than 2000 years in the Indian Ayurvedic practice. If you were to chew the leaves of Gymnema Sylvestre (known as gumar or sugar destroyer in Hindi), you would actually lose your ability to taste anything that is sweet. It improves the effectiveness of insulin; it can also actually rejuvenate a non-working pancreas.

All the above mentioned ingredients present in Melabic, The Sugar Stabilizer, makes it highly useful for diabetics in stabilizing and controlling blood sugar level. Hence, a must use for patients with type 2 diabetes, even if they are taking prescription medications for diabetes.

Note: this product is a dietary supplement and should not be totally replaced for medication prescribed by your doctor.

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