Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
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ISSN: 2157-7595

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Brajanath Kundu

  • Research Article
    Blood Sugar and Lipid Profile Adaptations to Yoga Therapy
    Author(s): Santwana Mondal, Brajanath Kundu and Sukanta SahaSantwana Mondal, Brajanath Kundu and Sukanta Saha

    Background: Yoga is generally safe, simple to learn, and can be practiced by even ill, elderly or disabled individuals. Yoga has been shown to have therapeutic benefits for individuals with a wide range of health conditions. The present study was conducted to assess the effect of 12 weeks of yogatherapy on blood sugar and lipid profile in elder women. Methods: Twenty elderly (age range 50 to 70 years) women were recruited from two old age home and randomly divided into two groups (n=10) of yogic practice group and control group. Yogic practice group were subjected to regular yoga practice (Asanas, Kriyas, Pranayamas) for 12 weeks (3 sessions per week, 45 minutes per session), while the control group did not participated any regular activity. The dependent variables were fasting plasma glucose, post-prandial blood sugar, total cholesterol, triglycerides, low density lipoprote.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7595.1000175

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