Studying The Power Of Yoga

Boston Magazine
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

While Bikram yoga has received some attention recently in the medical world, sweating through 90 minutes of intense poses is not for everyone…

Expert quote:

“People with too much stress have an overactive sympathetic nervous system. One of the reasons yoga is helpful, is that it stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system —the one that controls the variability of time between heart beats—and reduces stress.”

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