• Prenatal Yoga

    Prenatal Yoga

    Once your physician has given you the go-ahead to exercise, two questions remain: what to do, and when. Like walking or swimming, yoga has the makings of an ideal workout. “When you take yoga down to its most basic elements, it combines building strength with improving flexibility, and it helps you learn to breathe and

  • Yeast Infections

    Yeast Infections

    What is a yeast infection? At least once in their lives, most women have experienced the nearly intolerable itching caused by a vaginal yeast infection. The good news is that these infections are usually easy to treat and get rid of. Yeast (the scientific name is Candida albicans) is a fungus that flourishes in the

  • Yellow Fever

    Yellow Fever

    What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a tropical disease caused by the yellow fever virus. It is spread by certain types of mosquitoes. There was a time when yellow fever was one of the most feared diseases in America. In the 1700s and 1800s, yellow fever killed more than 100,000 Americans from New Orleans

  • Iyengar Yoga

    Iyengar Yoga

    Yoga is a movement technique — a series of poses (called asanas) that emphasize stretching, attentive breathing, and relaxation. The poses are part of a spiritual discipline and belief system from India. The exercises promote physical and mental well-being; some improve flexibility and strength as well. What is Iyengar yoga? Iyengar yoga, developed by yoga