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50 Health Conditions Benefited by Yoga
(as shown in scientific studies)

by Timothy MacCall

1. Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse
2. Anxiety
3. Asthma
4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
5. Back Pain
6. Balance Problems
7. Cancer
8. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
9. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), e.g. Emphysema
10. Congestive Heart Failure
11. Depression
12. Diabetes
13. Drug Withdrawal
14. Eating Disorders
15. Epilepsy
16. Fibromyalgia
17. Heart Disease
19. Infertility
20. Insomnia
21. Hemorrhoids
22. High Blood Pressure
23. Hyperkyphosis (Excessive Curvature) of Thoracic Spine
24. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
25. Kidney Failure
26. Mental Retardation
27. Menopausal (and Perimenopausal) Symptoms
28. Migraine and Tension Headaches
29. Multiple Sclerosis
30. Neuroses (e.g. Phobias)
31. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
32. Osteoporosis
33. Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis)
34. Pancreatitis (Chronic)
35. Pain (Chronic)
36. Pleural Effusion (Fluid Collection in the Lining of the Lung
37. Post Heart Attack Rehabilitation
38. Post-Polio Syndrome
39. Post-Operative Recovery
40. Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
41. Pregnancy (Both Normal and Complicated)
42. Premature Ejaculation
43. Psoriasis
44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
45. Rhinitis (Inflammation of the Nose)
46. Schizophrenia
47. Scoliosis (Curvature of the Spine)
48. Sinusitis
49. Tuberculosis
50. Urinary Stress Incontinence

from Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing (Bantam)
© 2007 Timothy McCall, MD (Updated June, 2009)

About the Author

Timothy McCall, M.D. is a board-certified internist, the Medical Editor of Yoga Journal and the author of two books, Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing and Examining Your Doctor: A Patient’s Guide to Avoiding Harmful Medical Care. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Public Citizen’s Health Letter, The Nation, American Health, Redbook (where he was a contributing editor), The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Los Angeles Times. His column appeared monthly in the newsletter Bottom Line Health from 1995 to 2003. From 1996-2001 his medical commentaries were featured on the public radio program Marketplace. He writes feature articles for Yoga Journal and columns for the magazine’s online newsletter for teachers, My Yoga Mentor (free subscription available online through Yoga Journal).

Timothy has studied yoga since 1995 with Patricia Walden, a teacher of classical Iyengar yoga. More recently, he has been working with Donald Moyer and Rod Stryker. In addition, Timothy travels regularly to India to research yoga, yoga therapy and Ayurveda, and to study with a traditional Ayurvedic Vaidhya (doctor) in Kerala and a Tantric master in Bangalore. In 2004-2005, he spent a year as scholar-in-residence at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA.

Timothy is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he also attended medical school. After completing his residency in primary care internal medicine, he practiced for more than 10 years in the Boston area before devoting himself full time to writing and research. His main focus since the year 2000 has been investigating the therapeutic aspects of yoga, as well as the scientific explanations of yoga’s effects. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area, and gives lectures, seminars, and yoga workshops around the U.S. and internationally.




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