Yoga uses physical postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to try and reach the best state of physical and mental health.
A review looked at research evidence for the effects of yoga in MS. This included data from seven studies involving a total of 670 people with MS. Although there were variations in the studies, they did show evidence for short-term effects of yoga on fatigue and mood. The effects of yoga were similar to those seen with other forms of exercise.
- PLoS One. 2014; 9(11): e112414. Full article Yoga for multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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