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Effect of Yoga on Pulmonary Function Tests in Patients of Bronchial Asthma

  title={Effect of Yoga on Pulmonary Function Tests in Patients of Bronchial Asthma},
  author={Deepa Pandit and Dr. Sneha Vaidya}
In the modern era due to the growing industrializat ion mankind is compelled to face to problems arisin g from pollution & stress. Bronchial asthma is one of the diseases in which these factors play important ole. In the present day no treatment for asthma is compl ete. In this study the possible role of yoga therap y s an adjunct to the conventional drug therapy was evalua ted. A group of thirty male patients of bronchial a sthma in the age group of thirty to forty years was selec ted from OPD… 
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Astım Yönetiminde Yeniden Solunum Öğretimi: Pranayama Solunum Tekniği

This review aims to guide nurses caring for asthma patients, and professionals conducting research on this subject by sharing available information in literature on positive effects of pranayama breathing technique on some parameters.



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