New Study: Yoga can Improve quality of Life in People with Abnormal Heart Rhythm

Sweden: New study suggest to do yoga to improve the quality of life of the people suffering from abnormal heart rhythm. Yoga helps to get relief by gaining self control over the disease rather than bad feelings. This study was published in European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing and was conducted by the researchers from Sophiahemmet University in Sweden.

Researchers found out the benefits of practicing yoga by the paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. In such patients through practicing yoga, rapid heart rate and faulty electrical signals stop on their own. According to the researchers, this AF Patients can’t live better life in society socially because of their afraid of the occurrence of AF Episode. Researchers revealed that AF was the most commonly found cardiac rhythm disorder which has no cure before, but now there open a way to overcome the symptoms of the disease.

Researchers did an experiment in 80 patients with AF by introducing yoga practice and found that by doing deep breathing, meditation and light movements patients can achieve higher mental health score and thereby lowered heart rate and can lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Thereby researchers came to a conclusion that breathing techniques have beneficial effects on blood pressure.

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