Yoga has a positive impact on overall wellbeing in older adults. Yoga has been shown to reduce hostility, modulate the fear of death, and improve overall mood. Yoga meditation practice has also been demonstrated to reduce perceived stress and improve mood in both older adults with cognitive impairment and their caregivers. Yoga has the potential Read more »
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Benefits of Yoga: Yoga for Pain Management
Yoga reduces pain levels in individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee(1), other osteoarthritis conditions and carpal tunnel syndrome(2), arthritis(3), and chronic low-back pain(4). In one study with AIDS patients, yoga also reduced the usage of pain medication(5). A 6-year longitudinal study of individuals with chronic pain found that Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), a technique that Read more »
Benefits of Yoga: Yoga Improves Sleep
Some research indicates that the practice of yoga and yoga meditation may improve sleep quality and reduce sleep disturbance (Bower et al., 2005; Harrison et al., 2004; Kaye, 1985; Sahajpal & Ralte, 2000). Yoga has also been identified as a potential treatment protocol for chronic insomnia (Khalsa, 2004). When older adults were trained in yoga Read more »