Is Yoga Nidra good for anxiety?
A recent study showed that while meditation and yoga nidra were both effective in reducing anxiety and stress, yoga nidra seemed to be more effective in reducing anxiety. The study also suggested that yoga nidra can be a useful tool in reducing both cognitive and physiological symptoms of anxiety.Muh. 26, 1442 AH
How does Yoga Nidra help decrease stress and anxiety? The practice creates physical and mental activities that change brain waves to release emotional tension, slow down the nervous system, and allow muscles to relax. This triggers a relaxation response, naturally reducing stress in the body and mind.
Does Yoga Nidra help depression? Conclusion: The patients with mild to moderate anxiety and depressive symptoms improve significantly with ‘Yoga Nidra’ intervention. There is no significant improvement in the patients with severe anxiety and depressive symptoms.
What are the side effects of Yoga Nidra?
The high levels of fear, stress and worry we are experiencing, results in even more activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain. However too much of this can be linked with increased anxiety, poor sleep and general health problems, including a lowered immune system.Sha. 29, 1441 AH