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Yoga may offer promise for prevention, treatment, and recovery from eating disorders. Not all yoga practices heal equally, and little information is available on best practices. This article explores the research on how yoga could help with disordered eating.
 

Yoga Improves Mental Function in Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Emerging research suggests that a manual-based yoga program may improve memory, executive function, mood, and resilience in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Read more

New Study Highlights Effects of Sleep on Mood: The Importance of Uninterrupted Sleep

According to Ayurveda, sleep is one of the three pillars that—along with healthy lifestyle habits—can endow the body with strength, healthy complexion, and healthy growth for the span of a lifetime. The... Read more

Does Yoga Counteract Cognitive Decline? New Study Shows Promising Results

Aging is linked to changes in brain structure and function that may lead to cognitive decline and dementia. New research reveals potentially significant brain benefits of yoga for elderly adults. Read more

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Yoga Relieves Symptoms and BioMarkers of Depression New Study Shows

Depression affects 17 million American adults each year, and is the most significant mental health risk for women. New research shows that yoga may help to alter several symptoms and biomarkers of depression. Read more

Review of Research Finds Yoga Relieves Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is a severe, chronic condition characterized by shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness that affects an estimated that 300 million people worldwide. At least 250,000 deaths are... Read more

Yoga Improves Memory and Brain Function in Older Adults, Study Finds

Prolonged stress can have a deleterious effect on the brain, reducing your ability to think, plan and reason effectively. This is particularly true for the elderly. A study published in Biological Psychology... Read more

Chronic Inflammation and Yoga

Ever experienced an unexplained excruciating pain in the joints, ankles, or knees that lasted for some time and then subsided? Or, maybe when you bent your fingers to hold some object, you experienced a... Read more

Yoga and Meditation Boost Brain Function In Aging Adults Study Shows

Most of us experience some signs of decreased mental function as we age. A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that weekly yoga and daily meditation practice may boost memory and reduce... Read more

Yoga Shows Promise as Complementary Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers in Sweden recently looked at the effects of yoga on people suffering from paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Their findings are good news for those suffering from this widespread heart condition ... Read more

Yoga In Schools Improves Health According To New Research Review

A recent survey suggests that roughly 80% of children and adolescents will have some form of psychological problem by age 21. Many of these conditions, like depression and anxiety are rooted in chronic stress... Read more