Yoga Therapies for Schizophrenia
Yoga therapies for Schizophrenia,Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder in which a person is mildly or totally into his/ her own world of imaginations and thoughts which have no relevance to the present world.
Schizophrenics behave and react to any situations or conditions in such ways that are not acceptable by general public/ knowns/ relatives or friends, each and every time they behave so. Such unacceptable & continuous behaviour and response to normal activities or functions calls for the need to consult the proper doctor or psychiatrist who can help to recover back from mental disorders known as Schizophrenia.
Well, as per the earlier centuries, research and science have found certain medications for recovering from Schizophrenia, but then ongoing with it was found with major side effects of the antipsychotics created which made Schizophrenics or mental disorder patients to lead more miserable and worse life with no successful treatment.
After seeing and facing major side effects of medications for Schizophrenia, somehow without medication treatment for Schizophrenia came into light with positive effects.
That successful treatment is of Yoga therapies and Meditation provided to the Schizophrenics and other mental disorder patients.
Yoga therapies for Schizophrenia,In the Yoga Therapies some asanas and pranayama/breathing patterns are there which help patients to return back to the normal world of existence and live life peacefully. Those Asanas and Pranayama or breathing patterns are guided by the proper Yoga Gurus who can understand the conditions of the specific Schizophrenics and then only guide them for the required asanas and all.
There are many types of yogas and asanas for encouragement to the coordination between the body and the mind. These relaxing yogas and body postures inspires for relaxation and awareness and de-stress the mind.
There are many different schools of yoga that consist of different components such as physical yoga poses (asanas), controlled breathing (pranayama), meditation (dhyana), energy awakening, alignment, flexibility, chanting and singing, and word repetition. As per the studies and awareness among the general public and the mentally disabled patients’ conditions and situations the most common type of Yoga used are:
- Hatha yoga: Emphasizes the asanas or different physical yoga poses. Asanas are done slowly to increase the coordination between the body and the mind.
- Iyengar yoga: This yoga is also a form of Hath Yoga which mainly focuses on the structural orientation of the physical body through different asanas with the use of props such as belts and blocks to perform the different asanas for establishing more & more of coordination.
- Sudarshan Kriya yoga: It is a slow and modulated breathing exercise done to improve and lighten from anxiety, depression, everyday stress, posttraumatic stress, and stress-related medical illnesses.
- Different types of meditative yoga: Meditation is also a yoga in which one has to be in relaxed and relieved stage of mind and make his mind to be relaxed and relieved from all the stress, anxiety, depression or sadness. Instead one has to feel good for himself/ herself and be in the present world to live life very peacefully.
These Yogas and Meditation techniques helps a lot in curing back from Schizophrenia or any other mental disorders and the main advantage of these techniques is that it has no side effects like those from antipsychotics or other medications created and used for mentally sick people. If these yogas and meditation techniques are followed properly without any mistake or hesitation, then it has shown a very positive result in curing back from any kind of Schizophrenia.