Effect of yoga and meditation on serum cortisol level in first-year medical students

@article{Kumar2018EffectOY,
  title={Effect of yoga and meditation on serum cortisol level in first-year medical students},
  author={K. Vijaya Kumar and Vinay Singh and Devesh Kumar and A. B. Asthana and Divyanti Mishra},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={6},
  pages={1699-1703}
}
Background: Yoga is a traditional technique to conserve and purify body, mind and soul. It is a mind-body bridge which involves relaxation, meditation and a set of physical exercises performed in association with breathing. In this new era of evolution, most of the population are depressed or in stress, irrespective of their age and gender. Methods: This study is performed on 1 st yr. medical students whose stress level is in higher side due to academic burden. An 55 medical students were… Expand
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Effect of yoga and meditation on serum cortisol level in first-year medical students
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It is concluded that practicing Yoga has a significant effect on the reduction of stress and anxiety level in medical students. Expand

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