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Health Impacts of Yoga and Pranayama: A State-of-the-Art Review

Key Points

  • Yoga is reported to reduce stress and anxiety and improves autonomic functions by triggering neurohormonal mechanisms by the suppression of sympathetic activity
  • It is effective in helping to treat hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
  • It also reduces stress and anxiety, and helps improve mood
  • Overall, this is a good synopsis of yoga history.
  • This article contains a detailed analysis regarding yoga’s impact on physiological pathologies.

source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3415184/

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