We all have heard of the saying “meditation is good for you”. But the question is „how good is it?“. Are there any physiologic or scientific benefits of yoga meditation? Well, summarized in this write-up are some of the physiologic effects of meditation yoga.
One of the major physiological effects of meditation yoga is that it decreases depression, anxiety and stress. So doing meditation yoga for a couple of minutes is usually helpful in fighting long-term stress. This has also been shown to decrease depression in mothers to be. In addition to this, meditation yoga helps improving focus and decision making by the act of constant practice. Once you constantly practice yoga, your mind will master the art of focus and this will help you in avoiding distractions when focus is needed.
And finally, meditation yoga helps you withstand pain even better than morphine. Sometimes pain is caused by physiological problems and no amount of drug can relieve it. In such case, all you need is meditation yoga and all your pain will be gone.