Americans have become obsessed with yoga recently. What’s the hype all about, and is it actually good for you?
New Study Finds More Than 20 Million Yogis in U.S.
“The latest Yoga in America study shows that 20.4 million Americans practice yoga, compared to 15.8 million from the previous 2008 study, an increase of 29 percent.”
Yoga Won’t Wreck Your Body But May Make You More Hindu
“Yoga can wreck your body and make you fat — at least according to New York Times science writer William Broad.”
Yoga and Chronic Pain Have Opposite Effects on Brain Gray Matter
“Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy changes and impairments, but yoga can be an important tool for preventing or even reversing the effects of chronic pain on the brain, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) official speaking at the American Pain Society’s annual meeting today, www.americanpainsociety.org.”
Yoga boosts stress-busting hormone, reduces pain, study finds
“A new study finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.”
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