Finding Similarities Between Yoga and Life

Finding Similarities Between Yoga and Life

Five Uncommon Benefits of Yoga

We all know that yoga increases flexibility and helps control stress, but are you aware that this practice can do so much more than that? Maybe not, just like the rest of us. , maybe not. But these surprising benefits are as real as yoga itself.

If you’ve been considering learning yoga but need a little more convincing, the following may be more than enough:

Boosts Immunity

A Norwegian study has shown that yoga changes gene expression in a way that enhances immunity at the cellular level. And it doesn’t take long before the changes happen. Researchers say this can even occur while you’re doing your moves. Yoga also helps make your immune system stronger just by improving your overall health. As your breathing gets better, so do your movements and blood circulation, thus ensuring that all your cells are getting proper nutrition.

Relieves Migraine

Studies show that practicing yoga for three consecutive months can minimize the intensity and frequency of migraine attacks. The cause of migraine is not clearly known, but experts say it could be due to a combination of physical and mental stressors.

Improves Sexual Performance

Research indicates that just three months yoga can bring significant improvements in sexual performance and satisfaction for men and women alike. How? In terms of the physical effect, yoga boosts blood circulation all around the body, including the genital area. We know that this is important to arousal and maintaining an erection. In addition, more blood flow means stronger themoola bandha or pelvic floor muscles. Mentally, a person’s sexual performance is improved by yoga’s breathing and mind control exercises.

Improves Sleeping Patterns

Based on the results of a Harvard study, eight weeks of daily yoga improves sleep quality for people suffering from insomnia. It was also proven in related research that doing yoga twice a week helped cancer survivors feel less fatigued and sleep better. This can be linked to yoga’s ability to fight stress. Sleep problems are not so different from anxiety. Yoga’s mental and breathing exercises helps you train your mind to relax, and better sleep will follow.

Curbs Appetite

A study at the University of Washington proves that regular yoga helps a person develop a more mindful approach towards eating, as well as a deeper awareness of the physical and emotional aspects of this activity. Lastly, one of the best things about breath awareness is its ability to reinforce mind and body connection. Such awareness helps you stay in touch emotions deep within that come with certain cravings, in turn making you slow down and make more rational choices when those cravings strike.

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