Atrial fibrillation patients doing yoga improved their quality of life and lowered their heart rate and blood pressure. Nurse and Ph.D. candidate Maria Wahlström explained, “Many patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) can’t live their lives as they want to – they refuse dinners with friends, concerts, and travelling – because they are afraid of an AF episode occurring.
Lead investigator Kim Innes, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the WVU School of Public Health, and her team have published a new study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
The article details findings from their recent study of adults with subjective cognitive decline (SCD), which suggest that the practice of two simple mind-body therapies may have multiple benefits for patients with preclinical memory loss.
Yoga with light movements and deep breathing may lead to improved QoL, lower blood pressure and lower heart rate in patients with PAF compared to a control group.
Prime Minister of India perform yoga with 45 000 others.
Medimar first in Finland with MediYoga for companies.
Research studies by Professor Irene Jensen at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have shown that MediYoga is the best medicine for back pain.
Four years ago, a Swedish hospital introduced yoga as part of a rehabilitation programme for heart patients. It was the first hospital in the country to offer medical yoga to its patients and since then nearly one hundred hospitals and healthcare centres have followed it lead.
Kern River Valley residents took advantage of a unique health opportunity last month by attending four separate Medi-Yoga workshops.
Yoga could boost heart health!
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