Does yoga and meditation reduce stress?

  Yoga is a group of mental, physical and spiritual practices or disciplines which develop in ancient India. Harmony in the body, mind, and environment can be developed by physical exercise, diet control, relaxation, breath control, and meditation. Few postures in yoga help you to feel relaxed, at ease and relieved from all that has been running in your mind. It may be a more useful way of reducing stress because it combines both physical fitness with compassion and self-awareness.   Yoga and meditation will reduce stress, depression , anxiety, and pain, and enhance peace, perception, self-concept, and well-being. One has to practice meditation after yoga, as it will calm your body and provides relaxation to whole body. Generally after meditation you are not expected to do any activity for a small time gap, instead one should be free from all activities. Some of the benefits of yoga are: Reduced stress and anxiety Sound sleep Reduced cortisol levels Improvement

Does stress lead to anxiety and panic attacks?

As we know, stress is related about both the external and internal factors. Initially, we have to realize when it is causing you a problem and also identify the underlying cause. Mainly stress can affect your body, thoughts, feelings and also your mental behavior. Stress may come up with serious health problems, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, including mental disorders such as depression or anxiety. One of the main causes of stress is anxiety. It can be caused by not having much or any control over the outcome of a situation and also while worrying about the circumstances that we can’t handle. So here we can list out some of the symptoms that can cause stress:   Low energy   Headaches Upset stomach, including diarrhea, constipation , and nausea Aches, pains, and tense muscles In order to overcome stress, we have to commence physical activities like exercise and meditation. Therefore we can also handle stress in many healthy ways like eating and drink