Written by Michelle Brandt.
A close friend recently told me about the post-traumatic stress disorder research of Stanford’s Emma Seppala, PhD, whom she knows from the yoga community in Madison, Wisc. (Seppela did her postdoctoral work there.) It was amazing stuff, I was told (and what a small world, I thought.)
And so, I was eager to hear yesterday about one of Seppala’s studies, which found that yoga-based breathing exercises dramatically decreased PTSD in veterans – and that the effect lasted a full one year after the study period.
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