Yoga Helps Mental Health

Scientists looked at over 100 different pieces of research and concentrated on 16 well-respected controlled studies to see how Yoga affected schizophrenia, depression, sleep problems, eating disorders, ADHD, and learning disabilities. They found "positive effects" on sleep ailments and mild depression, even when patients took no medications. Yoga also had a beneficial effect on symptoms of ADHD and schizophrenia in participants on medication.