Can 15 minutes of yoga a day help control blood pressure?

A​ recent Canadian study found that yoga may provide more benefits for controlling blood pressure than other stretching methods. Photo: Pexels

(Jessica Norris/ Medical News Today) — High blood pressure can be dangerous, but people can take proactive steps to manage it. However, what works for one person might not work for someone else.

Researchers are still working to understand the most effective methods and add-on therapies for controlling blood pressure.

A pilot study recently published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology looked at the effectiveness of yoga as a way to help manage high blood pressure.

Compared to the control group, the group that did yoga saw more significant improvements in resting blood pressure and heart rate compared to stretching. (…)