The science of yoga is an ancient one. It is a rich heritage of Indian culture. Yoga is not merely a few postures (Asanas), but a holistic approach towards life. Yoga life style consists of physical, mental emotional and spiritual well being. One cannot imagine benefits of yoga without performing it.
Yoga increases insulin sensitivity and decreases plasma cortisol (counter regulatory hormone) level & normalizes glucose as well as lipids in the blood.
By eliminating of stress, yoga normalizes blood pressure. Person will remain cheerful & will try to keep others cheerful.
Yoga increases working capacity & exercise tolerance. Moreover increases vital capacity of the lungs, boost up defence system of the body against infections & decreases body fat and increases muscle mass.
By performing yoga regularly, the dose of medicines (tablets as well as insulin injections) can be reduced.