Osteoporosis is considered a “silent disease” with no symptoms or warnings signs, but can be prevented and treated through regular weight bearing exercise with proper diet and lifestyle habits. Yoga is an excellent weight bearing exercise as it stimulates bone building for both the upper and lower body while being low-impact.
Meditation reduces stress, calms the mind and harmonizes the endocrine system. Use one of the following by itself and/or at the beginning and end of your yoga practice: Third Eye Meditation or Healing Meditation.
MayoClinic Osteoporosis Guide
Yoga is not a substitute for conventional western medication; please consult your medical professional before starting a yoga practice.
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