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Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Yoga and Its Ability to Increase Quality of Life

Key Points

  • Yogic practices enhance muscular strength and body flexibility, promote and improve respiratory and cardiovascular function, and reduce chronic pain.
  • Yoga can promote recovery from and treatment of addiction; reduce stress, anxiety, and depression; improve sleep patterns; and enhance overall well-being and quality of life.
  • This is generally a good synopsis on therapeutic effects of yoga.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3193654/

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