Doctors Prescribing Meditation, Yoga More Often

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Doctors Prescribing Meditation, Yoga More Often
Mon, 09-12-2011 - 10:16am

According to Health Day News:

Mind-body therapies such as yoga, meditation and deep-breathing exercises appear to be gaining more acceptance in mainstream medicine, according to a new study.

Mind-body therapy is used by more than one-third of Americans, and that number is rising, the researchers noted. They found that one in 30 Americans using some type of mind-body therapy was referred to the treatment by a medical provider. READ MORE: Doctors Prescribing Meditation, Yoga More Often

Has your doctor ever suggested Yoga or meditation to you?


iVillage Member
Registered: 01-03-2001
Mon, 09-12-2011 - 5:49pm

No, but again, I've never asked her about it either...

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-02-2003
Wed, 09-14-2011 - 12:08pm
Not really, although because of my colitis they always suggest that I keep up my exercise on a regular basis.

Community Leader
Registered: 09-25-2003
Wed, 09-21-2011 - 9:10am

How interesting!