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Yoga Found to Affect Inflammation

Feb 11, 2010

Many massage therapists practice yoga; and, as both are holistic health-care practices dating back many thousands of years, massage and yoga are complementary aspects of a health-care regimen.

New research shows yoga reduces cytokine levels known to promote inflammation.

Researchers at Ohio State University found that women who routinely practiced yoga had lower amounts of the cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6) in their blood.

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http://www.massagemag.com/News/massage-news.php?id=8443&catid=1&title=yoga-found-to-affect-inflammation

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