Monday, June 11, 2007

Another reason to start doing yoga...

Yoga May Help Treat Depression, Anxiety Disorders - Yahoo! News

Key quote:
"I am quite sure that this is the first study that's shown that there's a real, measurable change in a major neurotransmitter with a behavioral intervention such as yoga," said lead researcher Dr. Chris Streeter, assistant professor of psychiatry and neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine.

The neurotransmitter to which she refers is GABA, which zaps anxiety and depression.

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