'How does all that twisting and bending benefit your health?
New research shows it may have to do with the biggest nerve in the body.
It’s possible we knew all along how yoga (and acupuncture, and exercise, and meditation) worked but didn’t connect the evidence…until now.
Researchers have gathered convincing evidence that yoga improves symptoms of a variety of conditions including depression and anxiety, diabetes, chronic pain, and even epilepsy. Acupuncture covers the same list and more, including faster recovery from a heart attack and stroke. And both acupuncture and yoga are finding greater acceptance for post-traumatic stress disorder.'