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Yoga and Your Health

Yoga is therapeutic for many mental and physical ailments. The emerging field of yoga therapy works with individuals to find personalized yoga treatments.
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Health Benefits of Yoga
Studies are increasingly showing what many yogis already know- yoga is good for your health. Here are some of the many ways that yoga can make you feel better.

How Has Yoga Improved Your Health
If yoga played a part in improving your health, share your story here.

What is Yoga Therapy?
What yoga therapy can do for you and what to look for in a therapist.

Prevent Yoga Injuries
With more and more people trying yoga, more yoga-related injuries are being reported. Learn how to prevent yoga injury so you can enjoy your practice well into the future.

Share Your Yoga Weight Loss Story
Can yoga help you lose weight? See what our reader/contributers are saying.

Can Yoga Improve My Sex Life?
A healthy sex life is part of your over-all well-being. Yoga can help both mentally and physically.

Yoga for Stress
It is well-established that yoga helps combat stress. Find out how yoga techniques work for stress managment and relaxation.

Yoga for Headaches
Consistent yoga practice can help people with headaches. These poses reduce tension in the neck, shoulders, and back.

Yoga Nidra
Yoga nidra helps many people regain a healthier life, including those who have insomnia, PTSD, addiction, and stress. Learn more about this deep relaxation and meditation technique.

5 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress
Many people see their stress levels soar during the holidays. Here are five yoga techniques to help keep your stress in check so you can celebrate the season.

Starting Yoga With Arthritis
Do you have arthritis? Find out how yoga can help and how to get started.

Improve Your Flexibility With Yoga
Doing these poses regularly will help open your hamstrings, hips, and shoulders.

Yoga for the Overweight
Information and special concerns for plus-size people who want to try yoga. How to do yoga when you are overweight.

Yoga to Improve Your Posture
If you are interested in improving your posture, yoga can help. These five exercises teach spinal awareness and alignment.

Yoga Poses for Menstruation
Recommendation for a healthy yoga practice during menstruation.

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
How yoga can offer relief from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Yoga for a Better Night's Sleep
How yoga can help you get a better night's sleep if you suffer from insomnia.

Yoga for Allergies
Includes recommended yoga poses and breathing excercises for seasonal nasal allergies.

Chair Yoga
If you think you can't do yoga because you can't stand for long periods, think again and try chair yoga.

Yoga for Infertility
Since stress can be a contributing factor, yoga is increasingly recommended for women seeking treatment for infertility.

Yoga and Fertility - Share Your Story
Many women believe that yoga makes a big difference in supporting fertility treatments. Tell us your experience here.

Yoga Techniques for Anxiety Attacks
Do you suffer from anxiety attacks? Yoga can help. Here are some yoga techniques that can get you through an anxiety attack.

Yoga and Stress Management
About Stress Management Guide Elizabeth Scott on using yoga to reduce stress.

Yoga and Thyroid Disease
From Mary Shomon, About's Guide to thyroid disease, a look at the positive effects yoga can have on thyroid health, including recommended poses.

Yoga for IBS
IBS (that's Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Guide Barbara Bradley Bolen has written up an account of the ways yoga may help IBS sufferers.

Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis
Extremely informative article on how yoga an offer relief to MS sufferers.

Yoga Stretches for Sciatica
After you've talked to your doctor to determine the cause of your sciatica, here are 8 yoga poses that can help.

Poses for Osteoporosis
See what an expert recommends for osteoporosis treatment.

Yoga and Glaucoma
Some yoga poses may be dangerous from people with glaucoma

Recap of the 2014 Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research (SYTAR)
A look into the 2014 professional meeting for yoga therapists.

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