Mental health of one in every two women affected by Covid-19 pandemic: Survey

Covid-19 pandemic has caused many mental health challenges to people such as isolation, stress, anxiety and depression

Covid-19 pandemic has caused many mental health challenges to people such as isolation, stress, anxiety and depression, said a latest study.
According to the study, conducted by Enamor, the mental health of one in every two women has affected by the pandemic.
The study says over 60 per cent women actively took to yoga during the pandemic and say that they found it to be the best form of exercise to help beat the blues, given the lockdown conditions.
An overwhelming majority, 85 per cent of women agree that yoga can help to reduce stress, and manage anxiety.
These insights are based on a survey conducted with 2200+ women pan India, by
An overwhelming majority, 85 per cent of women agree that yoga can help to reduce stress, and manage anxiety
Enamor, a premium lingerie brand for women conducted a survey with more than 2200 woman across India.
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Nearly 94 per cent of women say that wearing the right outfit to stretch does help to make a yoga session more effective.
The benefits of yoga are well understood by women. Seventy per cent of those surveyed agreed that yoga can usher one towards a healthy lifestyle and 60 per cent preferred this activity over other forms of exercise during the pandemic for the multitude of benefits it offers.
Not only does yoga help reduce stress and manage anxiety, it helps to build strength, balance and flexibility (53 per cent), elevates mood (45 per cent) and develops a positive body image (75 per cent) that contributes enormously to mental well-being.
Women are taking to working out to stay mentally and physically fit.
Over 60 per cent of women surveyed say they exercise more than 3 times a week. Many women (61 per cent) also prefer to run, walk and jog to stay active.



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