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Video Spotlight: Anxiety

Watch this video to learn more about the research conducted on yoga and anxiety.

The purpose of research performed in Disease and Disorders is to quantify the safety and efficacy of yoga for the treatment of illness. This section includes research derived from studies on individuals living with mental health or other medical conditions. These studies are considered clinical treatment trials and can be influential in helping clinicians and policymakers make decisions about recommending yoga practices to varying patient populations.

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Browse our selection of yoga research videos to learn more about research done in specific categories of health and wellness.

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