From Yoga U Online:
By: Grace B Bullock PhD, E-RYT500
Most of us experience some signs of decreased mental function as we age. Now, a new study published in theÂ Journal of Alzheimerâ€™s Disease shows that weekly yoga and daily meditation practice may boost memory and reduce depression.
Although some loss in memory is common among aging adults, mild cognitive impairment, often characterized by problems with thinking, language, memory, and judgment, is considered a precursor to Alzheimerâ€™s Disease and more severe forms of dementia. As such, there is increasing interest in developing programs that may stave off cognitive…[Read Original Article]