What are the health benefits of yoga for women?

Mosaraf Ali, MD
Integrative Medicine
Yoga is a marvelous antidote to the physical and emotional stresses women are subjected to in their daily lives. Yoga:
  • increases flexibility
  • builds up strength without overdeveloping the muscles
  • improves blood flow to the brain, in particular the subconscious brain
  • instills discipline and patience
  • stills the mind
  • has a calming and invigorating effect

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