"Yoga gains respect among doctors"

Reports the News Observer, "The ancient practice of yoga is finding a new following -- among doctors and medical researchers who work to discover its benefits for a variety of illnesses. 'There's been an explosion of data using yoga as...
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Reports the News Observer, "The ancient practice of yoga is finding a new following -- among doctors and medical researchers who work to discover its benefits for a variety of illnesses. 'There's been an explosion of data using yoga as...

Reports the News Observer, "The ancient practice of yoga is finding a new following -- among doctors and medical researchers who work to discover its benefits for a variety of illnesses. 'There's been an explosion of data using yoga as a treatment option,' said Dr. Shelley Wroth, an obstetrician at Duke Integrative Medicine and a yoga teacher. 'It shows so much promise.'"

Do you really think the medical community is embracing yoga? Or do you find when you or friends or family visit a physician, it is still the status quo? Do you feel comfortable talking to your MD about alternative practices?