Prevention Archive

What is Angamardhana Yoga?

Angamardhana is an ancient yogic process for absolute fitness. Angamardhana is unique when compared to other exercise regimes since it requires no equipment — just a 6×6 foot space. It uses the momentum of the body to exercise every major muscle, and energizes the system in just 30 minutes. Taught exclusively as part of Isha

Video: The Truth About Cholesterol

Worried your cholesterol levels may be too high? Watch this talk by Dr. Eric Berg to untangle the truth behind your LDL and HDL numbers…

Video: Why We Can’t Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods

Do we really have freedom of choice when it comes to food? Here’s a great talk from TED MED by Sugar scientist and UCSF professor of health policy Laura Schmidt…

Food That Loves Thy Heart

Sure, we’ve heard often enough that ischemic heart disease is the number one cause of mortality, contributing to a staggering 23.6% of deaths in Sri Lanka. (In contrast, road injury related deaths only contribute to 2%!) The good news is that we are blessed with an abundance of heart-healthy foods that can be added to

Missaka: Introducing Remedial Therapy to Sri Lanka

Remedial Massage is a hands-on approach, designed to work on a particular problem area that a patient may have. Not to be confused with relaxation massage, it is used to treat musculoskeletal problem areas including strains, sprains, broken bones, bruising and, together with deep tissue massage, it works on the removal of blockages, scar tissue

Recover From a Food Binge!

Everyone seems to have overindulged to at least some degree during the Avurudhu holiday weekend. There’s no need to feel guilty, and there’s always a way to get back on track! Here are some tips composed by Cathryne Keller from an article at Rodale Wellness:   “1. Cut yourself some slack Feel guilty about your

Can a Big Waist Be Unhealthy?

We don’t disagree with the body positivity movement, however, new research is giving out information that caution against a lifestyle that promotes excess weight around the mid-section. Our modern day diets and sedentary lifestyles can indeed be intervened to take control of our health. Here’s a summary of an article by Sara Chodosh on Popular

Documentary: Why Food is the Most Powerful Drug

Food is the most powerful drug — and is a simple way to biohack your health and restore balance in your body. In this talk from A-Fest Greece, Dr. Mark Hyman explains why need to take a holistic approach to health — instead of just looking for the next quick fix. [Video featured from MindValley]

Treating the Cause – Not just the Symptom!

The founder of Physio Medicare, Nilakshi Kasilingam, gives us some valuable advice on what not to do when we experience pain or injury, and on how you can relieve your symptoms for good! More about the new Physio Medicare outlet located in Dehiwala can be found at: http://workout.lk/places/401/Physio-Medicare

What Happens When You Don’t Sleep

Back to heavy work hours? Here’s a TechInsider video that well illustrates the importance of sleep, not just for recovery but for the prevention of serious long term cognitive impairments as well…