Why Yoga Reduces Stress

It’s long been thought that reducing stress is a key to slowing the aging process. Many people have turned to yoga as a way to handle stress in their lives. But did you ever wonder how or why yoga works to reduce stress? Researchers at UCLA recently uncovered the answers.

Their study found that as little as 12 minutes of yogic meditation a day significantly reduced the biological mechanisms that cause inflammation in the body. Inflammation has been linked to a wide variety of chronic health problems.

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Yoga reduces stress; now it’s known why