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Is Yoga for PTSD Effective?

As more information about Yoga's healthy effect on symptoms of anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) has been established by science, studies have confirmed that practicing Yoga as a complementary treatment for PTSD is effective in improving a patient's symptoms of anxiety and stress.

Yoga Asana: The Pros and Cons of Headstand

According to William Broad, author of The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards, Headstand is one of the most risky poses yoga offers. He notes that any pose like Headstand, which can torque the neck, can tear arterial linings, causing blood clots and, ultimately, strokes.

Yoga Poses for the Third Chakra

Yoga poses that help to balance and energize the Manipura Chakra include vigorous Sun Salutations, Warrior poses, core abdominal work, twists and energizing pranayama exercises. On the other hand, supported backbends will help to cool an overactive Third Chakra.

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