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Updated by Vaishnavi Kumar on Jun 15, 2016
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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Yoga

With International Yoga day approaching this 21st of June, you probably know atleast one person in your family or a friend who has insisted you try it out once in your life and told you about the health benefits. Here's a list of some of the most amazing benefits this exercise could have on your body!

1

Helps You Fight Food Cravings

Helps You Fight Food Cravings

We've all been victims to 2 am food cravings especially just when we decide to go on a new diet. Well, good news! Yoga helps you curb just that!

2

Fights Depression And Makes You Happier

Fights Depression And Makes You Happier

Studies have proven that consistently practicing yoga reduces cortisol which is responsible for depression and increases the level of serotonin which is responsible for making you happy.

3

Improves Immune System

Improves Immune System

As you practice each asana, your blood circulation improves causing your organs to function to their full potential which improves your immunity in the long run.

4

Makes You Comfortable In Your Own Skin

Makes You Comfortable In Your Own Skin

Yoga is all about learning to move your body in your personal space and as you do that, every muscle starts to relax. By the time you're done with your session, you feel completely harmonious with your body.

5

Helps You Sleep Better

Helps You Sleep Better

Are you an insomniac or do you find yourself struggling to sleep? Yoga has a cure for that too! It helps relieve the stress from our bodies providing relief for our nervous system.

6

Improves Flexibility

Improves Flexibility

Flexibility is one of the main benefits of yoga. Soon you will notice how much you have improved as you move on to more difficult asanas with ease.

7

Increases Metabolism

Increases Metabolism

Ever wondered how some people can eat anything they want and still stay as fit as ever? It's because they have a high metabolism. You're will be too if you start working on those poses soon.

8

Eases Migrane Problems

Eases Migrane Problems

According to research, practicing yoga regularly for three months can reduce chances of you getting a migrane!

9

Increases Your Pain Tolerance Level

Increases Your Pain Tolerance Level

In addition to pain tolerance, some instances of chronic pain, such as back pain, are lessened or eliminated through yoga.

10

Gives You A Positive Outlook On Life

Gives You A Positive Outlook On Life

Continued practice of yoga results in a balance of many hormones and nervous system, which brings about a more stable, positive approach to life.