Cardiac autonomic function in patients with diabetes improves with practice of comprehensive yogic breathing program

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Jyotsna, Viveka P.; Ambekar, Smita; Singla, Rajiv; Joshi, Ansumali; Dhawan, Anju; Kumar, Neeta; Deepak, K. K.; Sreenivas, V.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, volume 17, issue 3, pages 480-485 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3712380, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.111645
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Original Article | comprehensive yogic breathing | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Cardiac autonomic function | diabetes mellitus | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology

Background: The aim of this study was to observe the effect comprehensive yogic breathing (Sudarshan Kriya Yoga [SKY] and Pranayam) had on cardiac autonomic functions in patients with diabetes. Materials and Methods: This is a prospective randomized controlled intervent... View more
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