Doctors Are Integrating Yoga Into Treatment

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We liked this Casey Health Insti­tute arti­cle on WTOP, which high­lights and pro­motes com­ple­men­tary ther­a­pies in pri­ma­ry med­ical care. Excerpt: Research is increas­ing­ly show­ing yoga can help with “back pain, anx­i­ety, depres­sion and insom­nia,” and it can “help reduce risk fac­tors for car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease and hyper­ten­sion,” accord­ing to Yoga Jour­nal. It’s also been shown to help with the side effects of can­cer treat­ment. … Read More

The Age Defying Benefits of “Laughter Yoga”

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This Quartz arti­cle pulls togeth­er med­ical research from around the world on the health ben­e­fits of laugh ther­a­py. Excerpt: In Japan, healthy elder­ly peo­ple have shown sig­nif­i­cant­ly increased bone min­er­al den­si­ty and improved moods after once-week­­ly ther­a­peu­tic laugh­ter exer­cise ses­sions of 30-min­utes for three months. Iran­ian doc­tors who stud­ied the effect of laugh­ter ther­a­py on elder­ly sub­jects have also con­clud­ed that … Read More