publication . Article . 2012

P02.50. Naturopathy and yoga based life style intervention for cardiovascular risk reduction in patients with cardiovascular risk factors: a pilot study

Nandakumar B; Kadam A; Srikanth H; Rao R;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12, page P106 (issn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Methods In this randomized waitlisted controlled clinical trial, 72 subjects with known cardiovascular risk factors were randomized to receive residential 3 week yoga and naturopathy intervention (n=37) or waitlisted (n=35) to receive the same later. Outcome measures like resting blood pressure, Body Mass Index, lipid profile, fasting and post prandial blood glucose, and psychological measures such as Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), the Somatization component of SCL90, and General Health Perception Questionnaire were assessed at baseline and after the intervention waitlist period. Data were analysed between groups using ANCOVA with respective basel...
free text keywords: Complementary and alternative medicine, General Medicine, Poster Presentation, Other systems of medicine, RZ201-999
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