Impact of long term Yoga practice on sleep quality and quality of life in the elderly

@inproceedings{Bankar2013ImpactOL,
  title={Impact of long term Yoga practice on sleep quality and quality of life in the elderly},
  author={Mangesh A. Bankar and Sarika K. Chaudhari and Kiran D. Chaudhari},
  booktitle={Journal of Ayurveda and integrative medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Sleep disturbances and decline in the physical functionality are common conditions associated with aging. Pharmacological treatment of sleep disturbances can be associated with various adverse effects. Short term trials of Yoga on sleep have shown beneficial effects. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of long-term Yoga exercises on sleep quality and quality of life (QOL) in the elderly. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a cross-sectional study in which data were collected from… CONTINUE READING
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