Yoga is known for its power to improve your flexibility, mindfulness, and your overall health.

While we’d all like to be a little stronger or slimmer or more centered, here are three little-known ways in which yoga can help take care of your heart.

  1. The slow pace and deep breathing techniques employed in yoga can improve lung capacity, lower blood pressure, and enhance blood circulation.
  1. If you’ve already faced a cardiac event (such as cardiac arrest or a heart attack), you may be dealing with the stress or shock of having been dealt such a blow. Yoga is a great way to help you overcome that stress and regain emotional balance.
  1. A study published in 2010 found that practicing yoga helped patients with heart failure achieve a better quality of life and improved their cardiovascular endurance. The participants in the study saw a 22% increase in lung capacity and decreased heart inflammation as well.

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