Tag Archives: AYURVEDIC

012 : Yoga Nidra with Sheila Lapeyrouse | Yoga Sleep State for Relaxation and Calming The Mind

Yoga nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the “going-to-sleep” stage, typically induced by a guided meditation. There is evidence that yoga nidra helps relieve stress. An ancient technique from India, it has now spread worldwide and is also being applied by the US Army to assist soldiers… Read More »

Centrally Acting Sympatholytics: Clonidine

Common side effect include dry mouth, dizziness, headaches, and sleepiness.[7] Severe side effects may include seeing or hearing things that other people do not, heart arrhythmias, and confusion.[8] If rapidly stopped, withdrawal effects may occur.[7] Use during pregnancy or breastfeeding is not recommended.[8] Clonidine lowers blood pressure by stimulating α2 receptors in the brain, which results in relaxation of many arteries.[7] Clonidine was patented in 1961 and came… Read More »