Yoga The New Frontier To Reducing NCDs

INDIAN Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Rungsung Masakui says Yoga provides could reduce the risk of Non Communicable Disease (NCDs) Speaking at the international yoga day media launch yesterday, he sdaid Yoga provides a holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of any population in the world that practices it. “Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practise that originated in India, It has been part of the ministry of health for a long time. Yoga provides a holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of any population in the…

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Yoga may bring long-term benefits for people with depression

“Yoga can ease depression symptoms, according to the largest study to ever investigate the link,” the Mail Online reports. The study didn’t find any benefits from doing yoga at the end of the 10-week study period, but there were improvements in symptoms at a six-month follow-up review. Because of the mixed results, these findings need to be interpreted with caution. The US study included 122 adults with moderate depression who hadn’t responded effectively to antidepressants. They were assigned to 10 weeks of either yoga or health education classes. The main outcome…

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