AIM : To study the effects of yoga on various systems of Human Body. The objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive review of benefits of regular Yoga practice on various system of body. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION:It is important for health care professionals to be informed about nature of Yoga and evidence of its many therapeutic effects. Yoga has been practiced in India since time immemorial. In ancient Indian medicinal system, Yoga practice is described as the link between an individual and universe. It is considered to be means for physical, mental and spiritual growth of an entity. With increasing research evidence, OBSERVATION : Yoga has been emerging as a powerful tool to achieve good state of health both at physical and mental levels. Yoga includes physical postures, regulated breathing (Pranayam), Meditation (Dhyan) and relaxation which is helpful in improving lifestyle and also in bringing down prevalence of medical emergencies like psychological, neurological and metabolic disorders. Moreover it helps people to remain happy and healthy even in stressful conditions. RESULTS : Results show that Yoga enhance strength and flexibility, promote and improve respiratory and cardiovascular function, improve digestive system, reproductive system, improve immunity, improve Sleep patterns, reduce stress, anxiety depression and enhance overall well-being and quality of life.
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