17 Amazing Health Benefits of Yoga

 Yoga – The word”yoga” in the Western world which indicate a modern form of Hatha yoga and consisting largely of the postures known as asanas.  It is one of the six orthodox schools of traditions of Hindu philosophical. Yoga is a group of mental, physical and spiritual practices or disciplines which started in ancient India.

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Health benefits of Yoga – There are some of the health benefits of Yoga which are discussed below –

  1. Reduce in stress – As per study, daily yoga at morning helps in relieves stress by lowering the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Thus if you are suffering from any stress then you should yoga daily that also helps in changing the mood which reduces the stress.
  2. Reduce blood pressure – Yoga is beneficial in reducing the blood pressure which is good for heart as per study. High blood pressure is responsible for heart attack or stroke.
  3. Weight loss – Regular practice Yoga helps in lowering the weight that is responsible for several diseases such as obesity, heart diseases, blood pressure, diabetes and many more diseases
  4. Relieve in depression – As per research, yoga are beneficial in relieving depression by influencing the production of stress hormones in the body. If you daily yoga in the morning then it changes the mood and increases the relaxation which lowers the depression.
  5. Reduce anxiety – If a person regular practicing yoga then it can lead to a decrease in symptoms of anxiety as per study. When you are suffering from the problem of anxiety due to some reason then do daily yoga at morning which is beneficial for you.
  6. Treat back pain – If you daily yoga practice at morning then increased flexibility and strength that help in preventing several types of back pain.
  7. Lower cholesterol –Yoga also beneficial in lowering bad cholesterol and promoting good cholesterol which is also good for heart health as per study.
  8. Improve strength – As per research, yoga is beneficial in increasing strength, endurance and flexibility.
  9. Reduce blood sugar – Yoga also helps in lowering the sugar content in the blood which is good for heart health.
  10. Improves lung function – A lot of breathing exercises are in yoga which increases the capacity of lungs and lung function.
  11. Improve breathing – There are some breathing exercises in practicing yoga which are helpful in improving breathing and lung function.
  12. Good for heart health – Yoga is helpful in reducing the risk of heart attack by lowering blood pressure, bad cholesterol and blood sugar.
  13. Better sleep – Yoga are beneficial in reducing stress or depression in which person feel relaxed and gets a deeper or more peaceful sleep. Good and better sleep is good for your health.
  14. Improves flexibility – Daily practicing yoga is helpful in improving balance and increasing flexibility as per research
  15. Better joint health – Yoga helps in making strong muscles around the joints. It also prevents joint pain and mobility with daily yoga practice.
  16. Strong muscles – If you daily yoga then it helps in making strong muscles which prevents back pain and arthritis.
  17. Improve bone health – Yoga helps in making strong bones that prevents fractures and osteoporosis which is beneficial for you.

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  1. Let's Cook says:

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      2. Let's Cook says:

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      3. daneelyunus says:

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  2. Manish Malu says:

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      1. Era says:

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      1. Your Welcome☺️

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  6. SanAsh says:

    I was inspired with the benefits of Yoga when I first read in an article back in 2012.
    Lovely reading your post 🙂

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  7. Garima Puri says:

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  8. Belladonna says:

    Nice post! I need to get back to my yoga practice

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    1. daneelyunus says:

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      1. Belladonna says:

        Thank you for the reminder! You’re welcome

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  9. Womenlite says:

    Awesome post! Love to read your blog. I am always looking for such informative posts. Yoga must be included in everyone’s daily routine to stay fit and fine.

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    1. daneelyunus says:

      Yoga help in reducing stress and change the mood and give energy for whole day.

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    2. That last line is so well said!

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  11. Kushal Sharma says:

    It also helps to detox depression.

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    1. daneelyunus says:

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  12. Amazing and useable information

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  13. caritosalomon says:

    When I was younger I used to do yoga a lot more often, but I need to get back into it soon! This post really inspired me to start my practice again. Thank you! 🙂

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  14. bossyfran says:

    Thank you for this post Im new to Yoga and I really love this post.

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