Acute Anxiety Disorder and Depression Treatment

Yoga is an effective natural treatment for acute anxiety disorder and depression. Researchers have found that yoga may be superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety. Daily practice of complete relaxation and meditation is essential in depression and anxiety disorder treatment.

Considerable evidence exists regarding the suitability of Yoga in dealing with depression and anxiety as natural mind body medicine. Yoga researches have shown yoga can improve sleep disturbance, anxiety, and mental quality of life, having a direct, potent and lasting effect on anxiety disorder symptoms.

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Yoga is considered to be the natural way to overcome your deep rooted fears thus giving a feeling of improvement in you. It calms the nervous system, lowers your heart rate, ease the mind and also teaches you to slow down your breathing and relax your body.

Even if you do not get much time, a few minutes of meditation can make a difference. We suggest "Capsules of Yoga" for people who cannot find time i.e Doses of 5 minutes of Yoga as and when time permits.

We will be happy to make Yoga therapy work for you with 1 to 1 access to seasoned Yoga Therapists at our online therapy center. They will talk to you over phone and provide a “made to prescription Yoga DVD” for your medical condition as “do it along” exercise at home.

You can access our extraordinary expertise by registering with the form on your right. Just like a medicine capsule, they work wonders on specific issues when done repeatedly.

Understanding Acute Anxiety Disorder

Mental and emotional troubles, such as Acute Anxiety Disorder is usually the result of long term tension or mental fatigue which creates disturbances in our energy flow.

Mild anxiety is indistinct and bearable, while acute anxiety disorder can be extremely distressing. It causes limitless worry, apprehension, nervousness and fear. It can have severe impact on our daily routine and opens the gate for multitude of stress related chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.

It is detectable when a person has a disturbed sleep or when he is not able to execute his functions smoothly.

This disorder can have both psychological and physical symptoms. You would experience tiredness, irritability, anger, increased pulse rate, heartbeats, palpitation, perspiration, mouth becoming dry, lack of concentration and sleeping difficulties.

Dealing with depression and acute anxiety requires treatment through medicine as well as specific yoga routine.

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Heal Your Mind & Body With Yoga

Anxiety and Depression treatment by yoga therapy eliminates the emotional blocks that prevent us from leading a healthy life and restores mind and body harmony.

Practicing asanas helps counteract anxiety-driven depression as it reduces stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. A regular yoga routine of Asanas and stretching stimulates metabolism and increases energy through much improved oxygenation, while Meditation, Pranayam and breathing exercises stabilizes and soothe the mind.

Yoga Treatment for Acute Anxiety Disorder

Yoga intensifies and re-balances hormonal state of the body. Mental focus on the poses combined with breathing and physical strive, not only helps to stop destructive obsessive thinking, but also trains the mind to attain calmness.

Practice these generalized yoga exercises to deal with depression and anxiety disorder.

Yoga Breathing

Benefit : Helps in controlling temper and calms the mind. It is the first step of anxiety and depression treatment. 

Deep Breathing with folding hands

Benefit : This exercise oxygenates the body, kick starts metabolism, focuses the mind and gives relief. 

Back bending

Benefit Relieves pain in the back muscles and reduces tension, tiredness and other psychosomatic disorders. 



Benefit Known as 'the destroyer of all diseases', it keeps our mind calm and also uplifts our spirit. 

Suryaved Pranayam

Benefit Key Pranayam to discipline the mind. Very effective for relief from anxiety and depression treatment. 


Benefit Practicing this technique regularly will alleviate diseases and relieve tension. 


Benefit The relaxed posture after every asana that activates blood to nourish the specific organ exercised. 

Yoga Exercises & Asanas




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A Word Of Caution:

Exercises given here are for otherwise healthy patients. If you have multiple medical conditions please be cautioned that some exercises may not be suitable at all. Consult our Yoga Doctors for a routine customized to your medical condition.

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