Yoga - Benefits

Yoga - Benefits

At the physical level, yoga and its cleansing practices have proven to be very efficient for several disorders. Presented here is a brief summary of a few of the important things about yoga -

Laura Jane

 Increasing Flexibility - Yoga enables you to flexible, thus preventing bad posture and back pains.

 Builds muscle strength - Strong muscles help prevention of arthritis and low back pain.

 Perfects your posture - Bad posture is painful and spine degeneration. Yoga prevents slumping and cures bad posture.

 Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown - Yoga ensures complete motion of all sorts of joints, preventing any breakdown due to ill-use.

 Protects your spine - Yoga asanas with backbends, forward bends and twists maintain your spinal disks supple, thus strengthening your spine.

 Betters your bone health - Many movements in Yoga asanas strengthen the bones. Yoga lowers levels of cortisol-stress hormone - which will keep the calcium intact within the bones, thus keeping them healthy and strong.

 Increases your the flow of blood - Relaxation exercises in Yoga help blood flow. Many poses in Yoga profit the flow of venous blood time for the heart. The poses help boost amounts of hemoglobin, preventing anemia.

 Drains your lymphs and boosts immunity - Yoga helps with drainage with the lymph (fluid rich in immune cells). Drainage of the fluid helps fight infections, destroy cancerous cells and dispose toxic waste from your body.

 Ups your heartrate - Increase in heart rate lowers the chance of cardiac event and relieves depression.

 Drops your blood pressure level - Yoga, especially Savasana, reduces hypertension.

 Regulates your adrenal glands - Adrenals secrete cortisol as a result of stress condition. However, if cortisol levels continue to be high, it impairs the defense mechanisms, causes forgetfulness and bring about permanent brain damage. Yoga is recognized to decrease the numbers of this hormone.

 Makes you happier - Consistent yoga practice decreases depression, leads to significant boost in serotonin levels, a decrease in the degrees of monoamine oxidase (an enzyme that stops working neurotransmitters) and cortisol. These factors help with elevating your a sense being happy.

 Founds cook - Yoga increases movement, decreases food intake resulting in a healthier lifestyle.

 Lowers blood glucose levels - Yoga lowers blood glucose levels and LDL (bad) cholesterol and boosts HDL (good) cholesterol.

 Helps you focus - regular yoga improves coordination, memory, IQ and reaction time.

 Relaxes your system - Yoga makes it possible to overcome your breath, assists you to relax and contains a soothing influence on our bodies.

 Improves balance - Yoga assists you to correct your bad posture and improves the account balance.

 Maintains your nerves - Yoga improves blood flow to pelvis, if you're hoping to get pregnant, induces relaxation if you suffer from insomnia.

 Releases tension in your limbs - Yoga allows us to recognize where one holds tension within the body. Continuous practice of yoga can help you release your tension.

 Helps you are sleeping deeper - Yoga makes it possible to become less stressed, less tired so helping you sleep better.

 Boosts your defense mechanisms functionality - It has been seen that regular practice of yoga increases levels of antibodies in case of infections ultimately causing improved immunity.

 Gives your lungs room to breathe - Yoga improves breathing, including maximum volume during utilization of breath and efficient exhalation.

 Prevents Ibs and other digestive problems - Ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome and constipation are as a result of stress. Yoga is thus responsible to cleanse one's body of waste preventing these disorders.

 Gives you reassurance - Yoga dispels stress thus helping to cure migraines, insomnia, lupus, MS, eczema, hypertension and heart attacks.

 Increases your self-esteem - Yoga helps you realize your value, thus with instructions on that you're a symbol of the last Being. It inculcates better health, which indirectly increases your self esteem.

 Eases your pain - Yoga is effective in reducing your pain caused because of arthritis, lumbar pain, carpal tunnel syndrome or another such chronic conditions.

 Gives you inner strength - Yoga can help you make positive changes in life.

 Helps make you stay drug free - Research has shown that individuals struggling with asthma, high BP, Type II diabetes have seen a reduction in their medicine dosage on account of yoga.

 Benefits your relationships - Yoga assists you to be humble, increases friendliness, compassion leading to better relationships.

 Uses sounds to soothe your sinuses - Yoga can be useful for better drainage of the sinuses as a result of regular meditation and chanting.

 Keeps allergies and viruses away - Practicing yoga helps internal cleansing of intestines, drains sinuses and prevents build-up of mucus.

 Encourages self care - Yoga can help you take better care of yourself by regular exercises.

 Uses the 'placebo effect', to affect change - Yoga improve your belief in yourself to cause a good attitude to formulate. This can be a kind of 'placebo effect' that can help cure your ailment.

Laura Jane