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Yoga and the cardiovascular system

Vatutin N. T., Kalinkina N. V., Sklyannaya E. V., Shevelek A. N., Kravchenko A. V.

Keywords: hyperpiesis, asana, yoga, pranayama, cardiovascular system, heart rate

DOI: 10.18087/rhj.2013.5.1839

The article presents information about effects of yoga on the cardiovascular system (CVS) in individuals without apparent disease and in patients with cardiovascular abnormalities (IHD, AH, CHF). Classification and description of yoga types along with data on mechanisms of yoga cardiovascular effects are provided. The authors describe results of completed studies and prospects of using yoga for prevention and multimodal treatment of cardiac abnormalities.
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