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Is yoga or meditation better for me?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Both yoga and meditation are effective ways to decrease stress and better your sleep. In this video, Dr. Oz guests Dr. Andrew Weil and Deepak Chopra discuss how yoga and meditation differ.

Some forms of yoga have a heavy emphasis on meditation so it can sometimes be one and the same. The best suggestion would be to try both and see which form works best for you. Both yoga and meditation have been shown to improve mood, relieve stress and increase feelings of well-being. Either way you can’t go wrong.

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