Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that yoga may be superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety. The findings, which currently appear on-line at Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, is the first to demonstrate an association between yoga postures, increased GABA levels and decreased anxiety.
source : eurekaalert.com
How did Indians know about this sooo many centuries back ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
Yoga has been around for about three thousand years. There is record of Yoga being practiced in India as early as 500 BCE. Interestingly enough, modern Yoga can be traced back to the “Yoga Sutras”, written by Patanjali sometime between 300 BCE and 100 CE.