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21 July 2017

Are you struggling with depression?

Are you struggling with depression? A new study suggests that attending 90-minute yoga and deep breathing sessions twice a week, along with regular practice of the discipline at home, can offer substantial relief from common symptoms of major depressive disorder. The researchers believe that such an intervention is effective for individuals who are not currently taking antidepressant medications as well as those whose symptoms have not been reduced effectively by antidepressants. The study used a form of yoga called lyengar yoga which focuses on precision in breath control and posture.

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