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Heart rate variability, which is indicative of a healthy heart, has been shown to be higher in yoga practitioners than in non-practitioners, according to Indian research. The team analysed the HRV spectra of the electrocardiograms...

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Expert yoga practitioners exhibit lower levels of inflammatory markers compared with novices, possibly due to differences in their responses to stress. American researchers compared inflammatory and endocrine responses of novice...

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The effect of yoga on menopausal symptoms, has been examined by Indian researchers. One hundred and twenty participants (ages 40-55) were randomly divided into two study arms. The yoga group practised a sequence of twelve yoga...

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A study carried out in India has assessed the efficacy of yoga therapy on cognitive abilities in climacteric syndrome. One hundred and eight perimenopausal women between 40 and 55 years old were randomly allocated to yoga or...

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Indian researchers have compared the effect of a short-term intensive residential yoga program with physical exercise (control) on pain and spinal flexibility in subjects with chronic low-back pain (CLBP). Eighty women with CLBP,...

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An eight-week regimen of yoga, in addition to standard medical therapy, can improve exercise tolerance and positively affect levels of inflammatory markers in patients with chronic heart failure. Nineteen patients were randomised...

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