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 The Benefits of Yoga
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While the media touts yoga as the fitness choice of celebrities, scientists are documenting its benefits.

These days it’s not unusual for doctors to recommend yoga for an array of ailments. According to the National Institutes of Health’s Office

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of Alternative Medicine, yoga is linked to a growing number of health benefits, including:

Improved flexibility and strength

Improved coordination and balance

Improved concentration and memory

Improved sleep and digestion

Strengthened immune system

Increased efficacy of the heart and circulation

Lowered blood pressure and respiratory rate

Reduced stress, anxiety, and depression

Click on any link below for the latest findings on these health concerns:
AIDS Back Pain Depression Hypertension
Arthritis Cancer Fibromyalgia Stress
Asthma Chronic Pain Heart Disease Weight Loss
Research and results are bringing the yoga and medical communities closer each day. But statistics aside, yoga teaches us to attend to the whole and profound being that we are, and that is immeasurable.