There are many types of research on yoga for curing different diseases. It is found that yoga awakens natural immunity power and helps to provide overall health. Yoga has direct effects for healing some diseases and indirect effects for other diseases. There are many diseases scientifically proven to be cured with the practice of yoga. Dr Timothy McCall M.D. a proponent and yoga teacher (writer of the book “Yoga as Medicine-The Yogic Prescription for Health & Healing”) has illustrated over 50 diseases that have been healed with yoga. He gives importance for all branches of yoga-like Yamas & Niyamas (moral and ethical guidelines), Asana (posture), Pranayama (breathing practice), meditation, etc. The scientific practise of yoga heals overall diseases because it directly helps to increase immunity power which is the prime factor to eradicate diseases. The followings are some diseases that are scientifically proved to get benefit from the practice of the complete system of yoga.

List Of Physical Diseases Which Can Be Healed By Practicing Yoga

  • Alcoholism and Other Drug Addiction
  • Asthma
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Back Pain
  • Balance Problems
  • Blood Pressure (High/ Low)
  • Cancer
  • CTS (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (e.g. Emphysema)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Eyes Problems
  • Fibromyalgia

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  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Illusions
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Kidney Problems
  • Liver problems
  • Mental Developmental Impairment
  • Menopausal (and Perimenopausal) Symptoms
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuroses and Phobias
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis)
  • Pain (Chronic)
  • Post Heart Attack Rehabilitation
  • Post-Operative Recovery
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy (both normal and complicated)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rhinitis (Inflammation of the Nose)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Scoliosis (Curvature of the Spine)
  • Sexual issues
  • Sinusitis
  • Stress
  • Tuberculosis
  • Urinary Stress Incontinence

Besides, scientific research states that there are many toxins in our body which slowly changes into ailments. Regular yoga practices reduce these toxins from the body and prevent different types of diseases. If the yoga and meditation practice is done sincerely with devotion, the body will be completely purified from the toxins and the practitioner can enjoy real health and harmony. Nepal Ayurveda Home and Nepal Yoga Home have provided the best facilities for yoga practice in Nepal for the people of all countries.