Research in the Harward school indicates a 65% improvement in people with Arthritis, Anxiety and depression when yoga was practiced for 90 days.
(PRWEB) February 03, 2014
Pure-Yoga-Dvd.com , An organization educating people on Yoga continues with yet another informative Ebook and article on Mood swings and depression in this series. Pure-yoga-dvd.com is releasing an eBook on the best yoga asanas or exercises that can control mood swings in women. Pure-yoga-dvd is an educational site on Yoga. The debut of the eBook is inspired by women who have benefited by yoga at Sathya Yoga Centre at Kerala, run by the Yoga instructors Mr. Unnikumar and his wife, Mrs. Sathyabhama.
Mood Swings is a very crucial mental sickness most commonly found in women that ultimately makes day-to-day living a total boredom. Almost all are affected by mood swings at sometime or other during the life although women are found to be more prone to mood swings than men. The common reasons for mood swings are hormonal or chemical imbalances and of course stress. How can one deal with mood swings? Medication need not be the solution in most of the cases as it leaves one feeling tired, sleepy and with lowered energy levels. Yoga has been established as an excellent therapy to treat mood swings.
“I am over 60 years of age. I was very fat and was depressed. Regular practice of yoga for the past 2 ½ years, with proper guidance from the yoga instructors has helped me not only to reduce weight but also gives me a positive energy throughout the day. My husband has also noticed the changes and encourages me to practice yoga everyday”. - A student at Sathya Yoga Center
The eBook “Mood Swings and Yoga” comprises of a combination of breathing exercises or 'pranayama' combined with 'Asanas' or exercises will help to control these mood swings. It also helps in toning the whole body, helps in weight loss and gives relief to various body pains.
Studies done on menopause in North America has found that hot flashes are reduced by 44% with regular practice of pranayama. Breathing exercises helps control anger, anxiety, stress and pain. During periods of anxiety and stress, the breath is shallow and uneven. Inhaling and exhaling deeply will increase the oxygen level in the brain and helps improve blood circulation. The difference can be experienced almost immediately.
“I was feeling very lethargic and stressed out during the day. Yoga has helped me in energizing both my body and mind and I feel rejuvenated.” - A student at Sathya Yoga Centre
Yoga, if practiced regularly can help lessen or prevent the mood swings in different stages of the women's life. Yoga is said to benefit women physically, emotionally and spiritually, but the benefits will be enhanced only when yoga is learnt under well trained yoga instructors who can customize yoga regimes according to women's age and general physical and emotional well being.
“My husband and daughter used to suffer a lot from my constant mood swings. I always used to have more of negative thinking and used to blame others for silly reasons. Practicing yoga regularly has helped me become more positive and helped me to understand the feeling of others too. Yoga asanas has helped control my mind and my mood swings”. - A student at Sathya Yoga Centre
The eBook emphasis on the physical exercises which include stretching, bending and balancing exercises of the body followed by meditation or breathing exercises to calm the body and the mind. Forward bends and inversions help control anger and back bends and pranayama help control depression. Back bends are helpful in releasing tension in the heart and chest regions. So the built-up emotions are released paving the way for better mental health.
Pure-yoga-dvd.com started with the hopes to improve awareness about yoga and the types of yoga in the community. With The association of students and teachers in Sathya Yoga Center in Kerala, Pure Yoga has been able to analyze a range of people of varied ages and how they are affected with yoga. With Great yoga teachers the students of Sathya Yoga center including the author at Pure Yoga have benefited in curing some conditions and keeping some conditions in control. The Ebook which is Launched in Collaboration with Sathya Yoga center and Pure DVD covers all the required techniques to manage Mood Swings and Depression. For more information visit http://www.pure-yoga-dvd.com.