Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

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Kisha Wilson

Kisha Wilson

United States

  • Review Article
    Yoga and Hypertension: A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Alexandra Murray and Kisha WilsonAlexandra Murray and Kisha Wilson

    Introduction: The objective of this systematic review is to study the effects of yoga in reducing blood pressure in adult patients with hypertension. Yoga is universally accepted as ancient practice in which you use breathing techniques, exercise and mediation. Yoga is increasing being practiced in studios and is widely being accepted as part of a wellness program in corporate companies. The focus of this literature review is to provide a summary and evaluation of the existing research and gain a new body of knowledge on the use of yoga to manage hypertension. This systematic review used the Health Belief Model as the theoretical framework. Methods: CINAHL, PubMed, Directory of Open Access Journals, Academic OneFile, MEDLINE, Science Citation Index and EBSCO Host. Search criteria randomized clinical trials, peer-reviewed papers, systematic a.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7595.1000289

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