Diabetes Treatment Brattleboro VT

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Dr.JOHN Glick
(802) 254-9240
19 Belmont Ave # 205
Brattleboro, VT
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1964
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Alice Mccormick Abbott
(413) 774-3751
8 Burnham St
Turners Falls, MA
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

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Margaret A Ferry, MD
(413) 773-7400
33 Riddell St
Greenfield, MA
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1990

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Hot Yoga SPIN & PIlates
(802) 387-3352
125 Main St
Putney, VT
Yoga Styles
Hot Yoga Flow, Gentle, Prenatal, Pilates

Raw Shakti Yoga
(888) 964-2123
893 Old Walpole Rd
Surry, NH
Yoga Styles

John L Glick
(802) 254-9240
19 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Endocrinology, Hematology / Oncology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Lara Joy LeVin
(603) 354-6570
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Yoga Center At Solar Hill The
(802) 257-1926
229 Western Avenue
Brattleboro, VT
Yoga Styles

Southern Vermont
(802) 464-3017
P. O. Box 1438
Wilmington, VT
Yoga Styles
Kripalu, Phoenix Rising, Lotus Palm

Hilltown Yoga
(413) 337-4866
South Road
Heath, MA
Yoga Styles
IndividualisedPowerHatha Yoga-ChakraMeditation

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Yoga and Diabetes

One of the most common causes for deaths in the United States is diabetes. On an average, around 18 million Americans suffer from it. Diabetes occurs when the body fails to produce or use insulin, which converts sugar, starches and other food items into energy.

Diabetes is basically divided into two types: Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused due to the non-production of insulin and cannot be cured by yoga. Here the patient needs to use insulin shots or insulin pumps. On the other hand, Diabetes 2, which is caused by improper life style or stress-related ailments, can be effectively treated by yoga, if not cured fully. This is the most common form of diabetes and can be developed by anyone.

Yoga not only complements the lifestyle changes which are required to keep the diabetic symptoms under control, but also helps a lot in creating a life that is full of happiness and vitality. Yoga exercises reduce the harmful effects of stress-related ailments.

The most important yoga exercise for the people suffering from diabetes is sun salutation. What it tends to do is that it increases your blood supply to various parts of the body and hence improves the insulin administration in the body. This exercise is so effective that the benefits can be experienced instantly if four rounds are done within a minute. If practiced slowly, it gives the benefits of asanas.

After sun salutation, asanas proves as the most beneficial in the treatment for diabetes. Asanas gives stability and comfort to the body. Due to the various twisting and stretching experienced during the asanas, the internal organs of the body are stretched and subjected to strain. This results in the increase of blood supply and oxygen supply to the organs, thereby increasing its efficiency and functioning. The various asanas which prove beneficial for a diabetes patient are Dhanurasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Vajrasana Yoga Mudra, Pavan Muktasana, Sarvangasana, Halasana and Matsyasana.

After asanas, comes the pranayamas. Pranayamas has a calming effect on mind, brain and nervous system, which reduces the stress levels and thus helps in the treatment of diabetes. Pranayamas also increase the oxygen levels and reduces carbon dioxide levels in the blood. However, an important thing which has to be remembered while practicing the pranayamas is that it should be practiced under the expert guidance of a Yoga Guru.

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