Yoga

ACSM: Yoga helped older stroke victims improve balance, endurance

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Aug 042015
 

An Indiana University study that exposed older veterans with stroke to yoga produced “exciting” results as researchers explore whether this popular mind-body practice can help stroke victims cope with their increased risk for painful and even deadly falls.

Nationwide survey reveals widespread use of mind and body practices

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Aug 042015
 

More Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats in an effort to improve their health. A large nationally representative survey shows that the number of Americans using mind and body approaches to improve health and well-being remains high. Of note is a significant increase in the use of yoga since 2002.

Yoga can change your genes

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May 292013
 

The relaxation response – a physiologic state of deep rest induced by practices such as meditation, yoga, deep breathing and prayer – produces immediate changes in the expression of genes involved in immune function, energy metabolism and insulin secretion, says new US research

Yoga for mental health

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Jan 262013
 

Yoga has positive effects on mild depression and sleep complaints, even in the absence of drug treatments, and improves symptoms associated with schizophrenia and ADHD in patients on medication, according to a systematic review of the exercise on major clinical psychiatric disorders.

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