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What are the medical benefits of yoga?

What are the medical benefits of yoga?

Many great benefits!: Yoga can improve strength & flexibility, reduce back & other musculoskeletal pain, improve breathing, improve mood & concentration, lower blood pressure & cholesterol & improve immune function. It also helps reduce stress, which may be the single most effective way to prevent all illness & improve our health & overall well-being. See http://www.Webmd.Com/balance/guide/the-health-benefits-of-yoga. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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What are the benefits of yoga for men?

What are the benefits of yoga for men?

Same as women: Yoga is very good for healthy stretching for flexibility and balance and also can serve as a form of meditation for stress management. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of bork am yoga ?

What are the benefits of bork am yoga
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Do you mean Bikram?: I've never heard of "bork am" but many of my patients are big fans of bikram yoga, one of many varieties of hatha yoga.Bikram yoga consists of 26 specific postures (asanas), but what distinguishes it is that it is done in a studio heated to at least 105 degrees.It is easier to stretch when your body is heated & people sweat more to detoxify. See http://bikramyoga.Com/bikramyoga/about_bikram_yoga.Php. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can yoga exercise benefit children?

Yoga ; kids: Yoga can start kids early in improving balance, strength, and flexibility. They can learn to calm their stress in a hurry-up world. Kids naturally love to move, and love to play. It's helpful for them to have a non-competitive way to move their bodies, especially for kids who are shy or who feel physically awkward. There are parent-child yoga classes which increase parent-child bonding too. ...Read more

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If I do yoga everyday for a month, what will change in me? What are the benefits?

Lots: It's hard to say. I don't know anyone who has ever had regrets for doing yoga everyday. Yoga can change a lot in you emotionally, physically and spiritually. It does depend on how you practice and what you want out of it. The benefits can be enormous if you do it sensitively. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the typical health benefits to taking a yoga class?

Can you tell me the typical health benefits to taking a yoga class?

Many: It will help with your stress, blood pressure, posture, flexibility and many many other benefits. Check this article about the benefits of yoga: http://otwithmd.Com/7-yoga-benefits/. ...Read more

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I read that it takes up to a year after doing vinyasa yoga in order to see results. Are there any short term, health benefits of doing vinyasa yoga?

I read that it takes up to a year after doing vinyasa yoga in order to see results. Are there any short term, health benefits of doing vinyasa yoga?

Yes: It depends on what you mean by "results, " of course, but some people report feeling calmer, more centered, more connected, more flexible, in less pain, less distracted and so on after one session. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits and potential issues from Bikram yoga?

What are the health benefits and potential issues from Bikram yoga?

Helps some issues: Bikram yoga, other kinds of yoga, and other physical and mental therapies, can all help with relaxing the mind and the body. Yoga poses can help with stretching muscles, improving flexibility an mobility, decreasing stiffness, removing pain, improving balance, etc... If done with a knowledgeable teacher, each person might be able to find additional benefits, which can vary from person to person. ...Read more

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Are the benefits of meditation and general stretching included in yoga and pilates?

Are the benefits of meditation and general stretching included in yoga and pilates?

Yes: If appropriately practiced, i would think so. Impossible to predict in a particular case, and even more, lacking serious scientific studies (...How to measure this accurately? How to replicate a study?) it is hard to guarantee it though. But no doubt, if your dr approves it, go ahead. It should be healthy and good for you. I admire your willingness to explore and analize good things ! congrats. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the health benefits of doing yoga and Pilates 2-4 times a week?

I was wondering what are the health benefits of doing yoga and Pilates 2-4 times a week?

Plenty!: Yoga and pilates have been shown to lower stress, lower blood pressure, decrease incidences of falling and incidences of injuries, and improve overall cardiovascular health. It has even been suggested to help osteoarthritis, pain syndromes, and digestion. Keep it up! ...Read more