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Yoga May Help Ease High Blood Pressure, Study Finds [news]

People who follow the ancient practice of yoga may be getting an added health boost, with a new study suggesting it can fight high blood pressure -- also known as hypertension. "This study confirms many people's feelings that exercise may be useful in the control of hypertension," said Dr. Howard Weintraub, a cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. Based on the new findings, "yoga would be a useful adjunct in the lowering of blood pressure in certain populations," he said.
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