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The Effects of Yoga on Hypertension
The Effects of Yoga on Hypertension

The Effects of Yoga on Hypertension

by Swami Shankardevananda

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Language

English

Publisher

Yoga Publications Trust

ISBN

8185787271 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 241

Binding

Paperback

Swami Shankardevananda

Author: Swami Shankardevananda
Publisher: Yoga Publications Trust
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 241
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185787271

Description

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.

Contents

FOREWORD

PREFACE

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

INTRODUCTION

CAUSE
Circulatory system
Hypertension
The Medical View
The Yogic View
Mental cause
The Pranic Cause
Stress and the Personality
Lifestyle
Heredity and Ageing
The Total View

CURE
Yogic Cure
Eliminating Mental Problems
Asana and Pranayama
Yogic Way of Life
Relaxation and Awareness
Meditation
Holistic Healing

PRACTICES
Complete Training Program
Asana
Surya Namaskara
Pawanmuktasana
Pranayama
Meditation Practice
Yoga Nidra

APPENDICES
Law Blood Pressure
Suggestions for Diet
The Pillars of Life

GLOSSARY

REFERENCE

ILLUSTRATIONS

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