Women are more prone to stress and anxiety than men. Yoga comes in as a supportive boon to manage and organize daily life, especially for women. In addition to boosting mental health and easing stress, here are some benefits that come with yoga.
We spend almost a third of our lifetime asleep. With sleep, our body rests, detoxifies and rejuvenates. The careful regulation of sleep is essential to both cognitive and physiological functioning. Ayurveda identifies the importance of adequate sleep (neither too much or too little).
Unbalanced blood sugar, the root cause of diabetes, results in hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia, and weight gain. High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) increases the need to urinate, weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision and headaches. Stress, illness, infection or skipping insulin, lack of strenuous physical activity can increase your blood sugar. Over the years, Ayurveda has studied the root causes and analysed remedies for problems relating to unbalanced blood sugar.
Workplace stress causes anxiety, fatigue, increased anger, problems with relationships, inability to focus properly, stress headaches, insomnia and a variety of stress-related diseases. Stress at the job occurs when the mind, body or emotions receive an overload of stimulus.
Ayurveda and Yoga hold different but mutually supporting roles for each other. Ayurvedic guidelines help to create the lifestyle and understanding of the external world necessary to support and preserve health. Yogic guidelines support the spiritual perspective revealing that there is more to life than health, financial success and family life.
Sceptics call it just another exercise fad while advocates call it a lifestyle – irrespective of your outlook on yoga, you cannot deny its popularity. Perhaps its popularity stems from the fact that, unlike other exercise regimes,it focuses on the harmony between the human body, mental health and the spiritual being.