Heart Rate Variability During Sleep Following the Practice of Cyclic Meditation and Supine Rest

@article{Patra2010HeartRV,
  title={Heart Rate Variability During Sleep Following the Practice of Cyclic Meditation and Supine Rest},
  author={Sanjib Patra and Shirley Telles},
  journal={Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={135-140}
}
Day time activities are known to influence the sleep on the following night. Cyclic meditation (CM) has recurring cycles. Previously, the low frequency (LF) power and the ratio between low frequency and high frequency (LF/HF ratio) of the heart rate variability (HRV) decreased during and after CM but not after a comparable period of supine rest (SR). In the present study, on thirty male volunteers, CM was practiced twice in the day and after this the HRV was recorded (1) while awake and (2… CONTINUE READING

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