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Relieve Migraines with Yoga

Which poses or pranayama do you find most helpful with headaches?

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Which poses or pranayama do you find most helpful with headaches?

Researchers in India recently have discovered that when migraine sufferers practiced yoga and pranayama, the frequency and intensity of their headaches diminished. The pain relief also helped alleviate anxiety and depression that can accompany migraines. Complete study findings can be found in the May issue of the journal Headache.

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