Maybe it’s beginning to take its toll- the daily onslaught of provocative news stories is certainly reason for many of us to feel stress and be anxious- separate and apart from whatever challenges we are experiencing in our personal lives. What you may not be aware of is the negative effect that stress can have on both your mind and body. Ongoing stress is associated with inflammation, which has an association with all sorts of physical maladies, including diabetes, heart disease, depression and weakened immune systems. What can you do about this? Besides turning off your radio, tv and internet connections, you may want to try yoga. Longtime readers of agebuzz know that yoga has been shown to be beneficial for maintaining muscle mass in older women. Now, new research shows that yoga can be instrumental in slowing down the harmful physical effects of stress and inflammation. So take a deep breath and Read Here. And worried about your bone density? There’s are a dozen yoga poses for that- So stand tall and Read Here.