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Research Article Volume 6 Issue 11

Developing a New, Improved Yoga Medicine Treatment for Asthma

Sangeethalaxmi MJ and Alex Hankey*

Professor Emeritus of Biology, UK

*Corresponding Author: Alex Hankey, Professor Emeritus of Biology, UK.

Received: August 18, 2022; Published: October 14, 2022


Bronchial asthma afflicts many millions of people worldwide, with over 4% of young adults found to be taking asthma medication in multinational studies. Prescribed medication may alleviate symptoms but does not cure. The complementary system of Yoga medicine has developed Yoga practice modules that improve symptoms, but are cumbersome, and lead to high dropout rates. Here we report the development of a new, shorter Yoga module that achieved zero dropouts over a ninety-day randomized controlled trial. All Yoga breathing exercises could be done standing or sitting in a chair, making it suitable not just for young adults but for all ages.

Keywords: Yoga; Asthma; Dropout Rate; Practice Selection; Clinical Benefits


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Citation: Sangeethalaxmi MJ and Alex Hankey. “Developing a New, Improved Yoga Medicine Treatment for Asthma”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.11 (2022): 26-31.


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