Yoga Poses to Relieve Pain, Calm Anxiety and More

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Yoga Poses to Relieve Pain, Calm Anxiety and More
Mon, 08-29-2011 - 10:34am

From iVillage Health:

Any kind of exercise can fight frazzle, but the slow, deep breathing of yoga (spotlighted in this move) has been shown to be particularly effective at shutting off your nervous system’s fight-or-flight state and putting it back into rest-and-relax mode. One German-led study found that women who began practicing yoga reported significant improvements in anxiety, stress and wellbeing, compared to non-yogis --and that their levels of the stress hormone cortisol actually dropped as well. READ MORE: Yoga Poses to Relieve Pain, Calm Anxiety and More

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