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Yoga and deep breathing exercises better than drugs for lifting depression

Yoga and deep breathing exercises better than drugs for lifting depression

Yoga and deep breathing exercises twice a week can lift major depression. With antidepressant drugs failing in half of all cases, it’s an effective alternative that really does work, say researchers. Reduces symptoms of chronic depression The exercises “significantly” reduce symptoms of chronic depression, researchers from Boston University Medical Centre discovered when they tested the approach on a group of ...

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Study to show chair yoga as effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Study to show chair yoga as effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Doing yoga while sitting, known as chair yoga, can ease the pain of osteoarthritis in the lower part of the body, such as the hip, knee, ankle or foot. It’s an effective alternative for people who cannot perform the usual yoga positions, say researchers at Florida Atlantic University who tested the effects of chair yoga on a group of 131 ...

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