How to Live a Healthier Life

New research shows that yoga is a valuable therapeutic tool for many health conditions. According to the study, 6.1%, or nearly 14 million Americans, say that a doctor or therapist has recommended yoga to them. Nearly half of all adults agree that yoga would be a beneficial if they were undergoing treatment for a medical condition.

According to the National Institutes of Health, yoga:

  • Improves mood and sense of well-beingLife's a Gift - Live a Healthier Life
  • Counteracts stress
  • Reduces heart rate and blood pressure
  • Increases lung capacity
  • Improves muscle relaxation and body composition
  • Helps with conditions such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia
  • Improves overall physical fitness, strength, and flexibility
  • Positively affect levels of certain brain or blood chemicals

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