Yoga postures have been proven to relax both the body and the mind to improve one’s overall emotional well-being. Yoga helps reduce stress and tension, release anger, promote flexibility and positive energy, quiets the mind and heals the spirit. Meditation has proven beneficial in allowing the mind and body to experience a sense of calm and well-being. Individuals practicing meditation may experience a decrease in blood pressure, heart rate and stress hormones as they develop a relaxation response. Acupuncture is another alternative method used to treat symptoms of substance abuse withdrawal. Acupuncture can help reduce: physical withdrawal symptoms, depression and anxiety brought on by withdrawal, cravings, body aches and headaches, nausea, and muscle cramps.
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