Ask the Teacher: Can I Practice Yoga with a Pacemaker?

by Natalie Kiser

Ask the Teacher is an advice column that connects Yoga Journal members directly with our team of expert yoga teachers. Every other week, we’ll answer a question from our readers. Submit your questions here, or drop us a line at asktheteacher@yogajournal.com . Are there any special precautions...

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Gut Health and Brain Health. What’s the Connection?

by Lillian Whitaker

Have you ever had to do a presentation or a big test and felt butterflies in your stomach? Did you wonder why the stress was causing stomach pains? You can thank a little-known nervous system in your gut for that.Most of us have heard of the central nervous system (CNS), which is made of your brain...

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10 Surprising Ways Strawberries Can Benefit Your Health

by Lillian Whitaker

1 / 11 Photo Credit: Shutterstock Why you should add more strawberries to your diet If you’re not already a fan of strawberries, you should be. Not only are they juicy, summery and delicious, they’re a bona fide superfood, too. Nutrient-rich and packed with antioxidants (like vitamin C...

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Things You Might Not Know About Your Medicare Coverage

by James Doss

Things You Might Not Know About Your Medicare Coverage Things You Might Not Know About Your Medicare Coverage : Medicare entails a lot of things that you cannot learn at once. Sometimes you might find yourself stuck with it, especially as a beginner. Before starting Medicare, the first thing m...

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Are Vitamin and Mineral Infusions Worth the Hype?

by Lillian Whitaker

Medically reviewed by Dr. Lisa Larkin Have you seen celebrities boasting about the benefits of vitamin and mineral infusions on social media? Also known as hydration therapy or IV therapy, these infusions deliver high quantities of vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream using an intrav...

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You Can Test Yourself for an STI at Home — but Should You?

by Lillian Whitaker

At-home medical testing gives you information about your health, right at your fingertips, without the need to ever set foot into a doctor’s office. One of the latest developments in this trend is at-home testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), which are bacterial, viral or parasitic...

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How Emergency Cold Room Hire Works

by James Doss

How Emergency Cold Room Hire Works How Emergency Cold Room Hire Works : One of the best things you can do when you have a business in the food industry is to be prepared for disasters. Have a plan in place so that when something happens, you can act swiftly and keep your business open. The las...

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Good Sex With Emily Jamea: The Top 10 Health Benefits of Sex

by Lillian Whitaker

Emily Jamea, Ph.D., is a sex therapist, author and podcast host. You can find her here each month to share her latest thoughts about sex. I don’t know about you, but I love that things were once deemed indulgent but are now considered healthy. Dark chocolate? Hand it over. A glass of red wine? Y...

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