Author: Swami ShankardevanandaPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 241ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185787271
Written by Dr Swami Shankardevananda under the guidance of Swami Satyananda Saraswati, The Effects of Yoga on Hypertension offers advice on the yogic management of hypertension. The first section explores the various causes of hypertension from both the medical and yogic viewpoints, including psychological and pranic influences, lifestyle, stress and heredity. The second section looks at the management and cure of hypertension through yogic means, including lifestyle, relaxation and meditation. The third section offers a structures practice program of specific yogic techniques to normalize blood pressure and provide ongoing health management.Line drawings and diagrams are included.
FOREWORDPREFACEPREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITIONINTRODUCTIONCAUSECirculatory systemHypertensionThe Medical ViewThe Yogic ViewMental causeThe Pranic CauseStress and the PersonalityLifestyleHeredity and AgeingThe Total ViewCUREYogic CureEliminating Mental ProblemsAsana and PranayamaYogic Way of LifeRelaxation and AwarenessMeditationHolistic HealingPRACTICESComplete Training ProgramAsanaSurya NamaskaraPawanmuktasanaPranayamaMeditation PracticeYoga NidraAPPENDICESLaw Blood PressureSuggestions for DietThe Pillars of LifeGLOSSARYREFERENCEILLUSTRATIONS