Category Archives: Mental Health, A to Z

Yoga and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Yoga and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Van derKolkDr. Bessel van der Kolk is considered one of  the world’s leading authorities on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has pioneered the use of Yoga as a therapy that is helping these individuals to work through their PTSD and regain Full Story

Yoga Practice for OCD, Phobia & PTSD

Yoga Practice for OCD, Phobia & PTSD

TanuObsession, phobia or post traumatic stress disorder may cause anxiety. Yoga may prove helpful for mild anxiety disorders. Acute anxiety disorders resulting in fatigue, restlessness, nausea, breathing trouble or palpitation need medical aid along with Yoga.

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Walter Reed Using Yoga to Fight PTSD

Walter Reed Using Yoga to Fight PTSD

WalterReedThe Army is looking to spend $4 million researching how Yoga and other alternative therapies might help ease the pain of post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. But, at Walter Reed Medical Center, they’re already convinced. 120 soldiers per year … Full Story

The Healing Effect of Yoga on PTSD

The Healing Effect of Yoga on PTSD

RichardMillerThe U.S. Department of Defense has not yet fully embraced Yoga, but the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. is seeing impressive results from it. A recent feasibility study conducted there indicated that a particular approach of Yoga … Full Story