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Effect of yoga on heart rate and blood pressure and its clinical significance

  title={Effect of yoga on heart rate and blood pressure and its clinical significance},
  author={Indla Devasena and P. Narhare},
The cardiovascular morbidity is increasing in India in recent years. The present study was done to know the effect of yoga on heart rate and blood pressure in healthy volunteers above the age of 40 years. The cardiovascular status of the subjects was assessed clinically in terms of resting heart rate and blood pressure before the start of yoga practice and again after 6 months of yoga practice. The results were compared and analysed with respect to age, sex and body mass index. From the study… Expand

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