2010 – The effects of Yoga on blood pressure in patients with hypertension.

High blood pressure is one of the most common diseases in the western world and the healthcare costs of treating high blood pressure and associated illnesses are continuously rising. We know that stress affects blood pressure, and that this is a factor that is difficult to influence. Several studies have shown that yoga can help lower blood pressure and reduce levels of stress hormones in the body.

The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of yoga on blood pressure in patients in primary care who had been diagnosed with hypertension at least 12 months previously.

The yoga sets used in the study:Start-Up Package 3

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