Effects of Yoga
- Yoga may help relieve some symptoms of chronic pain conditions, such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
- Yoga-based interventions can help individuals create healthy eating and physical activity habits.
- Yoga may be helpful for anxiety or depressive symptoms associated with difficult life situations.
- Yoga may help manage sleep problems because it can help ease stress and lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Source: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health