Yoga As An Alternative Treatment For Depression

If you’re wondering on what exactly are the benefits of yoga, here are a couple of reasons that may help you make up your mind.

yoga as alternative for depression

 

  • Yoga is very affordable. Compared to other treatments for depression, yoga is a lot cheaper. The only thing a person has to pay for is a membership to yoga classes.
  • Yoga doesn’t have any side effects at all. Unlike other forms of treatment for depression that can cause harmful adverse effects, yoga is a completely safe exercise that one can practice. There are some antidepressants that can cause panic attacks, extra pyramidal effects, and the further worsening of the condition. One doesn’t have to worry about these effects while performing yoga because it is an all-natural treatment that can help alleviate depression and prevent the occurrence of suicide.
  • There are numerous of studies that can back up the efficiency of yoga when it comes to treating depression. According to a research conducted by the students of the Deaken University in Melbourne, Australia, performing yoga can greatly help prevent the development and recurrence of depression. The research has also shown that those who are performing yoga tend to have lesser suicidal thoughts.

Related Posts:

1. Daily Yoga v4.0 has released to Google Play.

2. I Heart Chair Pose

3. 5 Different Types of Yoga – Which One Suits You the Best?

5 thoughts on “Yoga As An Alternative Treatment For Depression

  1. (Psalm 145:5) Could you believe, focusing on scripture while doing Yoga kept me out of jail & the Psych ward. I wanted to KiK Da CraP out of a couple of Cops for compromising my Coolness. Deep meditation and slow breathing got me through this. Now I’m Celebrating Self Control (Isaiah 57:14-19)…GiG

  2. Pingback: The Art and Practice of Ecstatic Chant. | Daily Yoga Blog

  3. When I originally commented I seem to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments
    are added- checkbox and from now on every time a comment is added I receive 4 emails with the exact same
    comment. Perhaps there is a way you can remove me from that service?
    Kudos!

  4. Hello There. I found your weblog the use of msn. This is a very neatly
    written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to learn more
    of your useful info. Thank you for the post. I’ll definitely return.

    My web page – stress reduction

  5. Pingback: New Yoga Session :Office Yoga to Keep Fit-Three ways yoga can improve your career | Daily Yoga Blog

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>