The potential for yoga to have an impact on concrete, physiological outcomes that represent some of the greatest health burdens today has been demonstrated through new research.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic syndrome are major public health problems in the USA and worldwide.
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There is promising evidence of Yoga, a popular mind-body practice, on improving cardio-metabolic health.
This review helps strengthen the evidence base for yoga as a potentially effective therapy for such conditions. The results support earlier reviews on the positive benefits of yoga for CVD prevention.
The review demonstrates the potential of yoga to have an impact on concrete, physiological outcomes that represent some of the greatest health burdens today.
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