Reduce the Symptoms of PTSD with Yoga

Reduce the Symptoms of PTSD with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “It can be very difficult to stay in your own body when you’re getting flashbacks. The lighting changes, and you feel like you’re not even in the room. . . . [Yoga] reminds me that if I just keep plodding […]

Reduce Depression After Stillbirth with Yoga

Reduce Depression After Stillbirth with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Bereaved mothers with stillbirth (death at >20 weeks of gestation) have more than a 6-fold higher risk for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) compared to mothers after live birth. . . . Non-pharmacological approaches, such as yoga, may be an alternative […]

Improve Mental Health with Yoga

Improve Mental Health with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “for many patients dealing with depression, anxiety, or stress, yoga may be a very appealing way to better manage symptoms. . . The evidence is growing that yoga practice is a relatively low-risk, high-yield approach to improving overall health.” – Harvard Health   Mindfulness […]