. Forget pole dancing, mindfulness meditation classes are your ticket to better sex! Two recently published studies show increased arousal and sexual desire following meditation classes among women of all ages. In 2011, the Journal of Gynecologic Oncology published a study of women, aged 31 to 64, who had experienced distressing sexual concerns following gynecologic
Last week, The New York Times detailed recent allegations that Ansuara yoga founder, John Friend, has been involved in sexual misconduct, leaving yogis around the globe in a less than enlightened state. Despite this heart-wrenching revelation, I am delighted that my classic recommendation of yoga, for patients suffering from low libido and
I’m 47-years-old and I’ve been researching natural hormone replacement options to help me find some relief from my hot flashes and moodiness. Another big issue I’ve been dealing with is stress. I’ve always been high-strung, but lately I’ve noticed that I fly off the handle over the smallest of things. Is it true that hormones or lack thereof can make stress worse? Also, what are some things that I can do that might help me de-stress?
Relaxation techniques can be anything from very formal to informal. There’s formal training in relaxation, where you learn to lie in a quiet, dark room, and you learn to relax your body from head to toe. Meditation can also be very formal.
According to an article on NaturalNews.com, recent studies funded by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Iowa’s Maharishi University have concluded that people who use stress-reduction techniques such as breathing exercises and meditation can significantly reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death attributed to heart disease.
As we have discussed, weight gain is often associated with the holidays and all of the stress that comes with them. Ever hear of that little thing called “nervous eating?” According to an article in the Brownsville States-Graphic, stress raises levels of the hormone cortisol, which often increases appetite.
Exercising regularly, eating and sleeping well, and meditating each day help improve a man’s overall health and well-being. Other ways to reduce stress include solving the cause of stress, avoiding stressful situations, accepting things you can’t change, avoid procrastination, and don’t overload yourself. While taking these approaches, it is important to keep a positive attitude. Most importantly, when you do something good for yourself you should celebrate your victory and recognize the hard work you put into your efforts. All of these steps should help a man lead a less stressful and healthier life.
It is important for men to realize the importance of stress reduction, diet and lifestyle on their hormone levels. Men should find ways to reduce their stress such as meditation, exercise, reading, journaling or enjoying nature.
Make the commitment to "go green" and manage stress naturally on Earth Day this Wednesday, April 22nd. With the increased level of stress we are managing, it's important to take steps to protect your adrenal glands. Adrenal fatigue can set in after your adrenals have been forced to work extra hard for a long period of time. BodyLogicMD offers top 10 tips to manage stress naturally and avoid adrenal fatigue.