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Could Yoga Help You Keep Your Caregiver Stress in Check?

Mayo Clinic

Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines to help you achieve peacefulness of body and mind. The practice focuses on postures (poses), breathing techniques and meditation.

While research on the benefits of yoga for caregivers is limited, a small number of studies suggest that yoga might:

  • Improve depression symptoms
  • Lower anxiety levels
  • Reduce stress
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improve the ability to cope

One study found that caregivers who participated in an eight-week yoga group . . .

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