A study of yoga in anemic patients

  title={A study of yoga in anemic patients},
  author={Neena Sharma and Ritu Gupta},
  journal={International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health},
Background: Anemia is a clinical condition characterized by reduction in number of red blood cells (RBCs) less than 4 million/mL or their content of hemoglobin less than 12 g/dL or both. Anemia is characterized by general malaise, lassitude, easy fatigability, weakness, tinnitus, exertion dyspnea, and poor concentration. It is a common condition prevalent in our society among men, women, children, and elderly people. The causes of anemia are variable ranging from acute blood loss to chronic… 

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