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YOGA FOR HYPERTENSION AND HEART DISEASES

YOGA FOR HYPERTENSION AND HEART DISEASES
$16.00
Item Code: IDF122
Author: Dr R Nagarathana,Dr H R Nagendra
Publisher: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakashana
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN:
Pages: 137 (B & W Illus: 102)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.4"

From the Back of the Book:

This is one of the series of books on "Integrated approach of Yoga therapy for modern ailments" published by Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakashana. The author of this book are both scientists who had carried systematic research at the yoga research foundation and developed these integrated yoga therapy modules in tune with both the traditional yoga texts and the modern medical understanding of aliments. Research by these authors since 1980 has validated the efficacy of these techniques through scientific observations published in indexed medical journals.

In this book Yoga for Hypertension and Heart diseases the authors have addressed many questions such as:

How does stress increase blood pressure?

How to manage CHD?

What is the relation between Diet, Cholesterol and Heart?

How does yoga provide the answer to this problem of stress?

What are the general recommendations and rules of life style for a rosy heart?

What is life style change according to Yoga?

Why this speed and greed?

What is IAYT?

Illustrated description of Yoga practices for Heart.

 

CONTENTS
    Page No.
Chapter I    
  INTRODUCTION 1
  1.1 The Biggest Killer 1
  1.2 Structure of Circulatory system 2
  1.3 Function of the Heart 10
Chapter 2    
  HYPERTENSION 12
Chapter 3    
  CORONARY HEART DISEASE 21
Chapter 4    
  PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN REVERSAL 38
Chapter 5    
  STRESS AND HEART 49
Chapter 6    
  BASIS OF IAYT FOR HEART 56
Chapter 7    
  YOGA PRACTICES FOR HYPERTENSION AND CHD 71
7.1 SITHILIKARANA VYAYAMA AND YOGASANAS. 71
7.2 LOOSENING PRACTICES 75
  1. Loosening of Fingers 75
  2. Loosening of Wrist 76
  3. Shoulder Rotation 77
  4. Pada Sancalana 79
  5. Drill Walking 80
7.3 BREATHING PRACTICES 81
  1. Hands Stretch Breathing 81
  2. Hands In and Out Breathing 83
  3. Ankle Stretch Breathing 84
  4. Tiger Breathing 84
  5. Rabbit breathing 85
  6. Straight leg raising (alternate legs) 86
  7. Setubandhasana lumbar stretch 87
  8. Side bending 89
  9. Quick Relaxation technique (QRT) 90
7.4 YOGASANAS 91
  1. Ardhakati Cakrasana 91
  2. Trikonasana 92
  3. Vrksasana 92
  4.Garudasana 93
  5. Bhujangasana 93
  6. Vakrasana 94
  7. Ardha Matsyendrasana 95
  8. Gomukhasana 96
  9. Ustrasana 97
  10. Deep Relaxation Technique (DRT) 97
7.5 PRANAYAMA 100
  1. Nadi Suddhi 100
  2. Cooling Pranayama 101
  A. Sitali 101
  B. Sikari 101
  C. Sadanta 102
  D. Bhramari 103
  3. Ujjayi 103
7.6 MEDITATION 105
  1. Nadanusandhana 105
  2. OM Meditation 107
  3. Cyclic meditation 108
7.7 KRIYAS 115
  1. Jala Neti 115
  2. Vaman Dhouti 115
  3. Jyoti Trataka 116
  4. Kapalabhati 121








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