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(January 18, 1997)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1997 Jan;41(1):71-4 Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, K. G. Nagar, Bangalore. The critical flicker fusion frequency (CFF) is the frequency at which a flickering stimulus is perceived to be steady, with higher values suggesting greater perceptual accuracy. The CFF was measured in two age-matched groups of healthy male volunteers whose ages […]
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(March 18, 1996)
Summary: Indian J Med Res 1996 Mar;103:165-72 Effect of Sahaja yoga practice on seizure control & EEG changes in patients of epilepsy. The effect of Sahaja yoga meditation on seizure control and electroencephalographic alterations was assessed in 32 patients of idiopathic epilepsy. The subjects were randomly divided into 3 groups. Group I (n = 10) practised […]
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(May 18, 1995)
Summary: Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 1995 May;49(2):107-10 Neurosurgical Centre, Voluntary Health Services, Madras, India. Present day neurophysiology stops with attributing thinking processes as the highest level of function of the brain. It has been common knowledge to oriental thinkers for many centuries, that there are many further states of the human mind, culminating in the state of […]
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(April 18, 1995)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1995 Apr;39(2):111-6 Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Delhi. An attempt was made to evaluate the effect of Sahaja yoga meditation in stress management in patients of epilepsy. The study was carried out on 32 patients of epilepsy who were rendomly divided into 3 groups: group I subjects practised Sahaja […]
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(October 18, 1994)
Summary: Int J Psychophysiol 1994 Oct;18(1):75-9 Department of Physiology and Clinical Physiology, Charles IV University, Prague, Czech Republic. The effects of 10 min forced alternate nostril breathing (FANB) on EEG topography were studied in 18 trained subjects. One type of FANB consisted in left nostril inspiration and right nostril expiration and the other type in right […]
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(July 18, 1994)
Summary: Nurs Times 1994 Jul 20-26;90(29):35-6 Migraine affects one in 10 adults and is a debilitating condition. The symptoms and pathogenesis of migraine are discussed, including known triggers. Acute and prophylactic treatments currently available are described, as are alternative treatments such as acupuncture and yoga.
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(November 18, 1993)
Summary: Int J Neurosci 1993 Nov;73(1-2):61-8 Department of Psychiatry University of California, Davis 95817. This study describes the effects of 30 minutes of unilateral forced nostril breathing on cognitive performance in 51 right-handed undergraduate psychology students (25 males and 26 females). A verbal analogies task modeled after the Miller Analogies and SAT Tests was used as […]
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(September 18, 1993)
Summary: Int J Psychophysiol 1993 Sep;15(2):147-52 Department of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India. This report presents the changes in various autonomic and respiratory variables during the practice of Brahmakumaris Raja yoga meditation. This practice requires considerable commitment and involves concentrated thinking. 18 males in the age range of 20 to 52 […]
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(May 18, 1993)
Summary: Int J Psychophysiol 1993 May;14(3):189-98 Department of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India. Middle latency auditory-evoked potentials (AEP-MLRs) of 10 healthy male subjects in the age range of 21-33 years, were assessed to determine whether yogic pranayamic practice would cause changes in them. The pranayama type assessed here is an […]
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(December 18, 1991)
Summary: Homeost Health Dis 1991 Dec;33(4):182-9 Institute of Physiological Regulations, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Praha. Topography of brain electrical activity was studied in 11 advanced yoga practitioners during yogic high-frequency breathing kapalabhati (KB). Alpha activity was increased during the initial five min of KB. Theta activity mostly in the occipital region was increased during later stages […]
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