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Shih Janice Md
(410) 437-1000
4231 Postal CT
Pasadena, MD
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Osteopath (DO), Yoga Instructor

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Natural Healing & Wellness Ctr
(410) 544-6445
560 Ritchie Hwy Ste A
Severna Park, MD
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Simply Stronger
(410) 626-9787
1610 West St
Annapolis, MD
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Charm City Yoga: Midtown
(410) 276-9642
107 E PRESTON ST
Baltimore, MD
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(410) 243-9118
1 E University Pkwy Unit 110
Baltimore, MD
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Mountain Yoga Studio
(410) 360-6433
8096 Edwin Raynor Blvd Ste C
Pasadena, MD
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Golden Heart Yoga Inc
(410) 224-3278
179 Admiral Cochrane Dr
Annapolis, MD
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Crofton Acupuncture and Wellness Center
(410) 721-5742
2411 Crofton Ln
Crofton, MD
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Lotus Institute For Education
(410) 798-4219
1428 Winnie Pl
Edgewater, MD
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(410) 662-9642
214 E 31st St
Baltimore, MD
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Yoga and Depression

Have you ever felt sad without any reason? Have you ever felt that you have lost it and a feeling of emptiness has gripped you? Well! If yes, then you are actually suffering from depression. But you are not the only person suffering from depression. Around 121 million people across the world suffer from it. In fact, 80% of people who are depressed also suffer from anxiety.

However, if depression persists for a long time it can be detrimental for your life as it suppresses your energy and makes you disease-prone. Depression is the most common disease in this fast-paced world and the first thing that a depressed person does is reach for anti-depressant pills. This often leads to serious side effects.

In contrary, several studies have shown that doing regular exercise or Yoga can provide instant relief from depression because the yoga postures increase the levels of the neurotransmitter GABA, which alleviates depression. This is absolutely true because a depressed person literally becomes immobile. He doesn't move. But two to three poses of Yoga in a few minutes' time, along with some breathing exercises, ticks you on and energizes you so much that you will want to move more and more.

Yoga exercises not only put pressure on glands and organs to produce chemical balance but also improve blood circulation. This pushes oxygen to your brain and muscles. Besides, the stretching and strengthening movements also flush toxins from the body.

The breathing exercises called pranayamas energizes the body and alleviate anxiety thereby creating a sense of calm and well-being. The breathing exercise known as ujjayi pranayama is best for healing depression.

On the other hand, the most recommended asanas for a depressed person are:

  • Simhasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Balasana
  • Virabhadrasana
  • Savasana
  • Tadasana
  • Uttanasana
  • Sirshasana
  • Veerasana

Regular practice of these yoga postures along with the pranayamas will protect you from depression. However,...

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