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(August 18, 2003)
Summary: Thorax. 2003 Aug;58(8):674-9. sue.cooper@nottingham.ac.uk BACKGROUND: Patients with asthma are interested in the use of breathing exercises but their role is uncertain. The effects of the Buteyko breathing technique, a device which mimics pranayama (a yoga breathing technique), and a dummy pranayama device on bronchial responsiveness and symptoms were compared over 6 months in a parallel […]
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(February 18, 2003)
Summary: Percept Mot Skills. 2003 Feb;96(1):79-80. Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Chamarajpet, Bangalore, India. Some reports have described the effects of forced uninostril breathing on autonomic activity as sex-specific, while other reports described selective effects of breathing through a specific nostril on the two divisions of the utonomic nervous system, irrespective of sex. There are also yoga […]
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(December 18, 2001)
Summary: Indian J Med Res 2001 Dec;114:215-21 Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi 110054, India. BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: Reports on the effect of yogic exercises on aerobic capacity are few. There is also no literature available on the effect of yogic exercise on perceived exertion (PE) after maximal […]
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(October 18, 2001)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2001 Oct;45(4):493-6 epartment of Physiology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi-110 001. During recent years, a lot of research work has been done to show the beneficial effects of yoga training. The present study was undertaken to assess the effects of yogic practice on some pulmonary functions. Sixty healthy young female […]
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(September 18, 2001)
Summary: Behav Modif 2001 Sep;25(4):640-66 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Veteran’s Administration Palo Alto Health Care System, USA. Studies of relaxation training for adult asthma patients were reviewed for the period between 1980 and 2000. Six controlled and three uncontrolled studies were identified, employing a variety of methods, such as progressive relaxation, functional […]
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(May 18, 2001)
Summary: J Hypertens 2001 May;19(5):947-58 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia and IRCCS S. Matteo, Italy. OBJECTIVE: To assess the influence of different breathing patterns on autonomic cardiovascular modulation during acute exposure to altitude-induced hypoxia. DESIGN: We measured relative changes in minute ventilation (VE), oxygen saturation (%SaO2), spectral analysis of RR interval and blood pressure, […]
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(January 18, 2001)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2001 Jan;45(1):80-6 Department of Physiology, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore-560 034. Asthma is one of the common psychosomatic illness influenced by many factors. Bronchodilators give temporary relief and have side effects. The present study is aimed at finding the efficacy of a non-pharmacological approach of naturopathy and Yoga in bronchial asthma. […]
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(December 18, 2000)
Summary: Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 2000 Dec;25(4):221-7 Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, No. 9, 1st Main, Appajappa Agrahara, Chamarajpet, Bangalore 560 018, India. Click here to send e-mail E-mail addressYour nameMessageThis field should not visible SubmitClear The present study was conducted to evaluate a statement in ancient yoga texts that suggests that a combination of both “calming” […]
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(November 18, 2000)
Summary: Altern Ther Health Med 2000 Nov;6(6):55-63 School of Physical Education, Ball State University, Muncie, USA. CONTEXT: The vital capacity of the lungs is a critical component of good health. Vital capacity is an important concern for those with asthma, heart conditions, and lung ailments; those who smoke; and those who have no known lung problems. […]
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(October 18, 2000)
Summary: Lancet 2000 Oct 28;356(9240):1495-6 We tested whether chemoreflex sensitivity could be affected by the practice of yoga, and whether this is specifically because of a slow breathing rate obtained during yoga or as a general consequence of yoga. We found that slow breathing rate per se substantially reduced chemoreflex sensitivity, but long-term yoga practice was […]
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