Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002603
Title: Effect of Kapalbhati Pranayama in the blood sugar level in diabetic patients
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Aim: The aim of the study was to find the effects of Kapalbhati Pranayama on blood sugar level in diabetic patients. Introduction: Specific Yogasanas and Pranayama which can be used as a therapeutic measure in treating physical, psychological elements, endocrine, and physiological it is done for a long period of time. This has been proved by the earlier studies. Yoga is the holistic search for well-being and perfect health. This ancient heritage of India gave man the answers to his spiritual. Recently, among the general public as well as health professionals, there has been an interest in health and natural remedies and increased awareness. Managing psychosomatic and chronic degenerative disorders and overall health can be improved by yoga which is an effective and tested method. Nowadays, the life is full of stress, and stress-related disorders are common. Yoga is the panacea for modern stress discomfort. Materials and Methods: Random blood sugar level was measured in diabetic patients before and after the practice of Kapalbhati Pranayama. Moreover, data were analyzed statistically. Results: The study showed that the mean of the random blood sugar level before the practice of yoga was 164.5 and after 1 month of practice of yoga was 157.8. Moreover, it was found that study was statistically significant. Conclusion: Effect of the Kapalbhati Pranayama on the blood sugar level of borderline diabetic patients is significant. Moreover, the study concludes that regular practice of Kapalbhati Pranayama by borderline diabetics can reduce the blood sugar level.

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    Bharathi Raja1 , S. Preetha2 *, Jothi Priya2

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    1 Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: S. Preetha, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Bharathi Raja1 , S. Preetha2 *, Jothi Priya2

    Title:Effect of Kapalbhati Pranayama in the blood sugar level in diabetic patients
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Nov)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2235-2237)
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    Methodology:Kapalbhati Pranayama
    Research Materials:Diabetic patients

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Diabetics Insulin Pranayama Random blood sugar Yoga

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