Major depression affects around 17.3 million adults in the U.S. in any given year. Although medication and talk therapy are common treatments for depression, yoga has had some promising results as a complementary therapy.
Although most people feel anxious from time to time, anxiety is also a symptom of many conditions, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and phobias.
PinterestRegular yoga practice may help reduce stress and aid relaxation. People often practice yoga to reduce stress and aid relaxation. Scientists are now learning the mechanisms behind how yoga lowers stress.