Physical Yoga

Physical yoga is an ancient method that consists of physical poses, concentration, and deep breathing. Yoga helps in improving muscle strength, improves flexibility, promotes breathing, reduces stress, improves sleep, etc. Sometimes this yoga might lead to injury or sprain.

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With yoga and aerobics, I could not reduce weight. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a perfectly healthy person weighing 90 kg and trying to reduce weight. Please note that I do not have any health issues, my periods are regular at 28 days and I am not taking any medications. From the past two months, I am underweight loss program for self by practicing yoga a...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is now very uncommon that the person continues to have inch loss, but the weight remains static. Various reasons are as follows: 1) Initial weight loss is mainly water weight and body has to maintain a certain percentage to be able to survive. This accounts f...  Read Full »

What are the biggest pros and cons of the Mediterranean diet?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the biggest pros and cons of the Mediterranean diet?  Read Full »


Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Mediterranean diet is my favorite and I always recommend my patients to follow this diet. With regards to pros and cons, should focus on what this diet consists of: Mainly of fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil, olives, fish, legumes, whole grains, nuts. Basic...  Read Full »

How does yoga help senior citizens?

Query: Hi doctor, What are the health benefits and trends for yoga for senior citizens? Are there studios that have classes or professionals that cater to this demographic? Why choose yoga over other forms of fitness and stretching?  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar Goyal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yoga is of two types. One for physical exercises called asanas and the second one is meditational yoga. Both have tremendous benefits for life and health. Physical yoga regulates body glands, hormones and cures many diseases of the body. For different persons and condit...  Read Full »

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