National Yoga Awareness Month: Treating mental illness with yoga

National Yoga Awareness Month: Treating mental illness with yoga

The term “health” brings to mind the necessity of maintaining good physical and mental well-being. However, while physical health usually gets proper attention, mental health issues often take a backseat.

Many factors are responsible for weak psychological conditions, such as anxiety, unchecked addictive habits, lack of sexual identity, eating disorders, etc. But the most common reason is stress. Various reasons may lead to stress and consequent depression and to counter these problems, psychologists are now suggesting yoga to such patients.  Read more