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SLEEP AND YOGA
Yoga Improves Sleep For Cancer Patients
Dr. Michael J. Breus
Clinical Psychologist; Board Certified Sleep Specialist
Finding ways to help people coping with cancer to sleep better is an important goal of sleep research and clinical treatment. While short-term use of sleep medication may be useful, it's critical to identify strategies for improving sleep that don't rely on long-term use of sleep medicines.
Can't Sleep? Try Yoga
Center for Yoga & Health; Nonprofit educational organization
Sleep is a function of the parasympathetic nervous system, the system devoted to rest and digestion. Not surprisingly, sleep onset (the natural oncoming of sleep) and yoga are both associated with an increase in parasympathetic activity.
Sleeping With Ease After Plank Pose
Healthy Living Writer, HuffPost TV
Because holding plank was so difficult, I had no choice but to make it as easy on myself as possible. As with most things in life, breathing deeply and staying positive made it more attainable.
How Yoga Helped Me Have The Best Night's Sleep In Weeks
Amanda L. Chan
Managing Editor, Healthy Living
Lo and behold, the night after that yoga session with Elena Brower, I learned firsthand yet another benefit of yoga: a good night's sleep.
How Yoga Can Help You Sleep
Author; Natural Health Expert
Research reports that yoga practice can help to alleviate sleep problems. For a natural, drug-free way to promote restful sleep, try yoga for sweet dreams.
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