75 Health Conditions Benefited by Yoga

Check the list of conditions maybe it could motivate you to take just one giant step, like a leap of Faith to start practicing yoga! Love to help you! xx Terri

75 Health Conditions Benefited by Yoga, as Demonstrated in Scientific Studies

From Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD (updated February 2013)

Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse Anxiety
Asthma
Atrial Fibrillation

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Autism
Back Pain
Balance Problems
Breast Cancer
Cancer (General)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

(COPD) e.g. Emphysema) Congestive Heart Failure

Depression Diabetes

Drug Withdrawal Eating Disorders Epilepsy
Fatigue Fibromyalgia

Gait (Walking) Problems Guillain-Barré Syndrome Heart Disease Hemorrhoids

High Blood Pressure HIV/AIDS Hypothyroidism Infertility

Inguinal Hernia
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Kidney Failure
Lymphoma
Mental Developmental Impairments

Menopausal (and Perimenopausal) Symptoms Menstrual Disorders
Metabolic Syndrome
Migraine and Tension Headaches

Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neck Pain
Neuroses (e.g. Phobias) Obesity/Overweight
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Organ Transplant

Osteoporosis
Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis) Ovarian Cancer
Pain (Chronic)
Performance Anxiety
Pleural Effusion (Fluid in Lung Lining) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Post-Heart Attack Rehabilitation Post-Joint Replacement
Post-Polio Syndrome
Post-Operative Recovery
Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Pregnancy (both normal and complicated) Psoriasis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rhinitis (Inflammation of the Nose) Schizophrenia
Scoliosis (Lateral Curvature of the Spine) Sexual Function
Sinusitis
Smoking Cessation
Stroke
Total Knee Arthroplasty
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tuberculosis
Urinary Bladder Dysfunction
Urinary Stress Incontinence

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Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Upward facing Dog. (note: please dont try this deeper backbend without warming up or without the supervision of a qualified yoga teacher. Cobra would be a gentler backbend pose option with most of the anterior of the body on the earth. More information please contact Terri yogafit.com.au