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6 Evidence-Based Reasons Why Yoga Is a Valuable Tool for Recovery
Yoga therapy is a set of principles; it’s a group of mindfulness activities. Clients often find that the gentle exercises and relaxation techniques relieve stress while in drug detox programs and after. There is a growing body of scientific evidence suggesting yoga, like adventure therapy, as a complementary treatment helps addicts navigate the difficult journey toward sobriety. A Brief Snapshot of Yoga’s History The original family of yoga types originated in India as an integral part of Hindu worship and spiritual renewal. Modern yoga therapy seen in rehabilitation centers around the world continues to evolve as researchers discover more physical and mental health benefits for people ...

How Physical Fitness Programs Counteract Opiate Withdrawal
Learn how moving your body helps your take the edge off Addiction can impact every part of a person’s life. Opiate addiction is particularly dangerous. Every day, over 115 people in America die from an opiate overdose. The use, misuse, and addiction to opioids—which includes heroin, prescription pain relievers and synthetic opioids like fentanyl—is considered to be a national crisis. Today’s inpatient rehab programs work diligently to combat this epidemic. Similarly, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that America’s overall economic burden of opioid misuse, by itself, costs the nation about $78.5 billion per year. This number includes several costs, including: Healthcare costs Lost ...