2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Impact of yoga on patients suffering with hyper and hypothyroidism
Author(s): Ankita Mishra and Paran Gowda
The objective of the study is to find the impact of Yoga on the WHO Group QOL (Quality Of Life) of Hypo, Hyper and TSH patients. A study design of pre and post test is used for data analysis is used. The WHO suggested scale is used with modifications to assess 90 patients out of 1000 no. to study the domain of general quality of life. Patients followed 60 minute yoga practices daily in the morning for 6 days/week for 12weeks. The suggested yoga techniques are like Kapalabhati, Ujjai, Sarvangasan, and Halasan. Patients who underwent yoga practices showed significant improvement (p<0.0001) in their thyroid levels and with a general perception of overall quality of life. It can be concluded that yoga is a valuable alternative therapy in helping the thyroid patients to manage their disease symptoms and its cure with over all better quality of life.
Pages: 543-545 | 158 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ankita Mishra and Paran Gowda. Impact of yoga on patients suffering with hyper and hypothyroidism. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 543-545.