Yoga Benefits You Never Thought Of
We all know that yoga is effective in achieving flexibility and fighting stress, but did it occur to you that it offers many other benefits? Maybe not. But those less known benefits are as real as yoga itself.
If yoga has always been in your plans, except you haven’t found very good reasons to proceed, the following might just do the trick:
Boosts Immune Functions
Based on a recent Norwegian research project, yoga alters gene expression in a way that boosts immunity at the cellular level. And it doesn’t take a long time for the effect to set in. Researchers say this can even occur while you’re doing your moves. Just by improving your general health, yoga is already making your immune system stronger. As your breathing improves, so do your movements and so does your blood circulation, leading to better cellular nutrition.
Research shows that a mere three months of yoga is all you need to effectively reduce the frequency and intensity of migraines. The cause of migraine is not clearly known, but experts say it could be due to a combination of physical and mental stressors.
Improves Sexual Performance
Research indicates that just three months yoga can bring significant improvements in sexual performance and satisfaction for men and women alike. How? On a physical level, yoga increases blood flow throughout the body, and this includes the genital area. We know that this is important to arousal and maintaining an erection. Additionally, increased blood flow also strengthens the pelvic floor muscles known as themoola bandha. On a mental level, a person’s sexual performance is improved by yoga’s breathing and mind control exercises.
Helps with Sleep Patterns
A Harvard study was conducted and it was found that insomniacs experienced an improvement in … Read More ...