Health Tip: Yoga Can Help Your Health04/21/11
(HealthDay News) -- No matter what style of yoga you prefer to
practice, it's a great exercise that offers a number of physical
and mental health benefits.
The U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative
Medicine lists these possible health benefits of yoga:
- Better mood, improved sleep and better overall well-being.
- Better stress management.
- Lowered heart rate and blood pressure, as well as improved lung
- More relaxed muscles and healthier body composition.
- Improved management of mental health issues such as depression
- Better flexibility, strength and general physical fitness.
- Positive effects on chemicals in the brain and blood.
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