There were 24 responders 50% of participants. Among those Bound Angle Yoga Pose who responded to the survey, two thirds continued regular breath practices on their own and one Bound Angle Yoga Pose third continued attending weekly group sessions. More than 70% of respondents reported feeling better or much better regarding anxiety, tension, ability to stay calm, and stress, while more than 50% recorded better or much better ratings for mood, sleep, anger, frustration, and optimism. Many participants reported resolution of chronic stress-related physical problems. Melatonin Melatonin N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, a hormone secreted by the pineal gland, interacts with melatonin receptors and affects sleep circadian rhythms.
Melatonin is generally safe, easy to use, and beneficial in mild to moderate sleep disorders. Unlike most hypnotics, it does not disturb sleep architecture and does not lead to habituation. Double-blind randomized placebo-controlled DBRPC trials show that melatonin improves sleep, reduces sleep onset latency Kayumov, Brown, Jindal, Buttoo, & Shapiro, 2001, and restores sleep efficiency Zhdanova, Wurtman, Regan, Taylor, Shi et al.