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Mika

Practicing yoga every morning for 30 minutes is my best wake up. I'm 55 years old and have been practicing yoga for 10 years. I wish I had more time for yoga.

Ritu

Thank you for this article

Theresa

Please post pics of these poses

Heather

I also have been diagnosed with a similar condition. I have been back to practicing yoga for almost a month now and see and feel such a difference. I am excited to see if the medical results show the same.

Kathy

I started Viniyasa yoga at a studio near my house in September. I go 4 to 5 days a week. In May my blood pressure was 132 over 84. My cholesterol was 155. My blood sugar 102 (prediabetes starts at 100). On Dec. 5, I saw my doctor again. Blood pressure was 117 over 64. Cholesterol was 128. Unfortunately the blood sugar was still 102, but sugar has been an addiction. I'm practicing a new discipline with that and so far I'm doing great. So so happy to read about this study. Thank you to the researchers! I'm feeling quite proud of myself for comitting to a practice that has all the elements mentioned above.

Linda

This article is just confirmation from the universe that my inner nudgings toward practicing yoga again is the right thing to do. I was diagnosed as insulin resistant earlier this year, and I'm taking charge of my health with a renewed practice and weightloss program. Thank you for all the research on this. It made me take note of the facts I have read many times before. I'm going to keep this article for when I need motivation!

annie

This approach is different from what I usually read. I may try this...it couldn't hurt and could be relaxing.

Jacqueline

What an excellent article. I have metabolic syndrome coupled with polycystic ovary syndrome. I am going to give this a try along with my jogging routine, and will journal my experiences. Let you know my results in a month!

Betty

As an inflexible begginner with no health issues, I think tima should get instruction at least in the beginning (rather than go straight to DVD) - There ar lots of ways to hurt yourself if no one is guiding you and some poses are more challenging than they look. I found a wonderful teacher at my local community center, where I receive instruction in a small class setting for a reasonable price. As for the reviews - they can be found on pubmed, though you may have to pay to see the full article. I myself did a search on osteoporosis and yoga but found myself distracted my the many articles on yoga and diabetes ( I do diabetes research myself).

Carrie

Where can I locate these studies? I would like to add to my Lit Review for dissertation.

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