Author: Dr Krishna RamanEditor(s): Dr S SureshPublisher: East West BooksYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 188ISBN/UPC (if available): 8188661090
Are you interested in learning Yoga to maintain your health? Have you been practicing Yoga for some time and yet have many questions? Are you curious to know what happens inside your body when you practice Yoga postures?In this book you will find:Over 500 questions lucidly answered to clarify misconceptions on Yoga in relation to Western Medicine.Ultrasound scans done during the performance of the Asanas to explain the precise effects of various Yoga poses and rectify fallacies.Expert comments on the scans by leading Ultrasound consultant Dr S SureshThe book provides guidelines and medical explanations on:Accurate Asana PracticePrecise Pranayama practiceRight thoughtCorrect meditationThis book is a comprehensive treatise - presented in the form of questions and answers, highlighting the role of Yoga in promoting positive health. Of great value is the presentation of the influence of different Asanas on the structure and functioning of different bodily organs, blood flow through different regional arteries, veins etc.The physical actions of Yoga bring physiological changes. Dr Raman has presented in this book proofs of the same using modern equipment, showing the effect of Yoga as a better cleanser to life and living.
ForewordIntroductionPrefaceAsana, Pranayama & Yoga PhilosophyHealth and YogaIssues on Yoga and MedicineUltrasound studies on YogaThe Gall Bladder in AsanasThe rental artery in Parivratta Janu SirsasanaThe popliteral artery in standing posesThe central retinal artery in inverted posesThe ophthalmic artery in inverted posesThe carotid arteries in inverted posesThe cerebral arteries in inverted posesThe ascending aorta in back bends.