Bangalore Study on Yoga and Depression

A study by the National Institute of Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, finds that a combination of hatha yoga and meditation is more effective than meditation alone. An hour of yoga, three times a week, boosts the mood and immunity of people being treated for depression.  A combination therapy can create neuroplastic changes in the brain for improved brain signaling. One in four families in India has a member with behavioral or mental disorder.

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