View Full Version : Yoga May Elevate GABA Levels

Robert Allison
06-15-2007, 01:20 PM
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and McLean Hospital have found that practicing yoga may elevate brain gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) levels, the brain's primary inhibitory neurotransmitter. The findings, which appear in the May issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, suggest that the practice of yoga be explored as a possible treatment for depression and anxiety, disorders associated with low GABA levels.


Garrett Smith
06-15-2007, 05:17 PM
Exercise for depression....that's ludicrous!!!