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Effects of Yoga in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

Yoga with light movements and deep breathing may lead to improved quality of life, lower blood pressure and lower heart rate in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.   From European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing –March 14, 2016 –Maria Wahlstgron, Monica Karlsson, Jorgen Medin — Background Patients with atrial fibrillation often have an impaired quality of life (QoL). Practising yoga may decrease stress and have positive effects on mental and physical health. The aim of this study was to investigate whether… Keep Reading

Yoga and Preventing Heart Disease

  There is some evidence that yoga has favourable effects on diastolic blood pressure, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides, and uncertain effects on LDL cholesterol.   Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews May 13, 2014 Yoga for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease Background A sedentary lifestyle and stress are major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Since yoga involves exercise and is thought to help in stress reduction it may be an effective strategy in the primary prevention of CVD. Authors’… Keep Reading

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