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Effect of pranayama on cognitive functions of medical students

  title={Effect of pranayama on cognitive functions of medical students},
  author={R. Jain and P. Tonpay},
Anxiety , stress and mental strain are most commonly experienced by medical students due to academic burden .Excessive stress affects their mental health causing detoriation of their cognitive functions . Pranayama is a form of exercise which shifts the autonomic system towards parasympathetic side and helps to reduce stress.The present study was conducted on 67 healthy medical students(30 males and 37 females). The subjects belong to age group 18 to 25. The cognitive function tests were used… Expand
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