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(February 18, 1999)
Summary: Indian Heart J 1999 Jan-Feb;51(1):37-40 Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The effect of yogic lifestyle on the lipid status was studied in angina patients and normal subjects with risk factors of coronary artery disease. The parameters included the body weight, estimation of serum cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and the […]
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(October 18, 1998)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1998 Oct;42(4):467-72 Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore. The heart rate variability (HRV) is an indicator of the cardiac autonomic control. Two spectral components are usually recorded, viz. high frequency (0.15-0.50 Hz), which is due to vagal efferent activity and a low frequency component (0.05-0.15 Hz), due to sympathetic activity. The […]
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(April 18, 1998)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1998 Apr;42(2):205-13 Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Timarpur, Delhi. This study was conducted on 20 male patients of Essential Hypertension (EH) in order to explore the possible role of baroreflex mechanism in the etiology of EH and also to find out whether by restoration of baroreflex sensitivity to normal […]
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(October 18, 1997)
Summary: J Altern Complement Med 1997 Fall;3(3):291-5 Department of Work-Physiology, Govt. Vemana Yoga Research Institute, Ameerpet, Hyderabad, India. The short-term effects of 4 weeks of intensive yoga practice on physiological responses in six healthy adult female volunteers were measured using the maximal exercise treadmill test. Yoga practice involved daily morning and evening sessions of 90 minutes […]
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(August 18, 1994)
Summary: Indian J Med Res 1994 Aug;100:81-6 Govt. Vemana Yoga Research Institute, Secunderabad. The effect of pranayama a controlled breathing practice, on exercise tests was studied in athletes in two phases; sub-maximal and maximal exercise tests. At the end of phase I (one year) both the groups (control and experimental) achieved significantly higher work rate and […]
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(January 18, 1994)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1994 Jan;38(1):29-33 Central Research Institute for Yoga, New Delhi. Reports of energy expenditure and ventilatory responses to yogic seated posture of Siddhasana are lacking in literature. Various cardio-ventilatory responses were studied in states of the horizontal supine, chair-sitting and Siddhasana. It was observed that sitting in Siddhasana posture was characterised by […]
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(November 18, 1993)
Summary: Int J Neurosci 1993 Nov;73(1-2):47-60 Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92103-8341. Three experiments are described that employ impedance cardiography to monitor the effects of unilateral forced nostril breathing (UFNB) on the heart. Experiment 1 includes 7 subjects (4 males, 3 females) with a respiratory rate of 6 breaths/min (BPM). Experiment 2 includes […]
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(August 18, 1993)
Summary: Vopr Kurortol Fizioter Lech Fiz Kult 1993 Jul-Aug;(4):7-9 Fifty-nine postmyocardial infarction patients received combined therapy involving chemotherapy, physiotherapy, therapeutic exercises and yoga therapy. Thirty-seven controls received the same treatment without yoga exercise. The yoga complex implied elementary simple positions, relaxation exercise and respiratory exercise. A clinical response evident in both the groups appeared more pronounced […]
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(October 18, 1991)
Summary: Homeost Health Dis 1991 Oct;33(3):126-34 Institute of Physiological Regulations, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Praha. We studied cardiovascular and respiratory changes during yogic breathing exercise kapalabhati (KB) in 17 advanced yoga practitioners. The exercise consisted in fast shallow abdominal respiratory movements at about 2 Hz frequency. Blood pressure, ECG and respiration were recorded continuously during three […]
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(March 18, 1991)
Summary: Physiol Res 1991;40(3):345-54 Institute of Physiological Regulations, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague. Yogic high-frequency respiration–kapalabhati (KB)–was studied in 24 subjects from a point of rhythmicity. Respiratory movements, blood pressure and R-R intervals of ECG were recorded in parallel and evaluated by spectral analysis of time series. Respiratory signals during KB were modulated by 0.1 Hz […]
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