MORE YOGA BENEFITS
According to the Journal of Diabetes
& Metabolism, yoga’s benefits extend well beyond the physical.
Studies show that regular yoga practice has a positive effect on mental health, including relaxation, improved breathing, and calming of the nervous system.
The journal further reports that yoga may improve nerve damage and cognitive function in people with diabetes, which may benefit management of complications. Yoga may also reverse the negative impact of immune system stress.
If you’re not convinced yet, experts dish out even more reasons to break out the yoga mat, saying that the practice might improve overall quality of life while relieving tension, anxiety, depression and insomnia.