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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor RJIF: 5.18

2022, Vol. 7 Issue 2, Part A

Effects of yoga on mental and physical health: a short summary of reviews

AUTHOR(S): Priyanka Rai
ABSTRACT:
Yoga as a discipline and as a practice has been there for around thousands of years as known from the ancient evidence. It has been empirically proven to be helpful to lead a healthy and stress free life. Thus yoga helps in maintaining both physical and mental health. This research paper is the outcome of such observations when contemplated with scientific studies and empirical research. Here we will review more than 30 research papers categorically based on the positive effects of yoga on physical and mental health. Also it will help us to prove how yogic intervention can be helpful in curing various diseases from diabetes to hypertension, sometimes when coupled with medical doses. Based on the review ol all these studies then the conclusion is drawn which is not only included at the end of each head but also overall at the end of the paper. It is sought to bring about a change in perspective of the people and various authorities in bringing yoga, meditation, Pranayam and other yogic practices in the mainstream and emphasis as a semi-cure for the disease and a natural and cost saving technique which is accessible to nearly everyone in every part of the world. It can be branded not only as a health and disease curing product but also as a wellness and lifestyle product which can help us lead a happy and peaceful life. It is also south to act as a unifying technique which can unify the world in one string.
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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
How to cite this article:
Priyanka Rai. Effects of yoga on mental and physical health: a short summary of reviews. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2022;7(2):13-17.
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