Health Tip: Yoga Can Help Your Health

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Here are some of the benefits

(HealthDay News) -- No matter what style of yoga you prefer to practice, it's a great exercise that offers a number of physical and mental health benefits.

The U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine lists these possible health benefits of yoga:

  • Better mood, improved sleep and better overall well-being.
  • Better stress management.
  • Lowered heart rate and blood pressure, as well as improved lung capacity.
  • More relaxed muscles and healthier body composition.
  • Improved management of mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.
  • Better flexibility, strength and general physical fitness.
  • Positive effects on chemicals in the brain and blood.

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