Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Go
Search posts:

Yoga May Reduce Atrial Fibrillation Episodes

Posted Apr 22 2011 10:40pm
Posted on 2011-04-20 06:00:00 in Cardio-Vascular | Exercise | Pulmonary |
Yoga May Reduce Atrial Fibrillation Episodes

Yoga may cut down on episodes of atrial fibrillation for paroxysmal patients, report Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, from the University of Kansas Hospital (Missouri, USA), and colleagues.   Regular guided yoga sessions with relaxation and breathing exercises reduced the number of atrial fibrillation episodes by nearly 45%, to an average of 2.1 over three months compared with 3.8 doing other types of exercise for three months. Quality of life, depression, and anxiety also showed benefits from the yoga regimen.

Lakkireddy D, et al.  "Impact of yoga on arrhythmia burden and quality of life (QoL) in patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: The Yoga My Heart Study."  Presented at American College of Cardiology 2011.


Citrus flavonoids may lower one’s markers of inflammation, particularly interleukin-18 (IL-18).
Fox Chase Cancer Center (US) team reports direct evidence showing that expression of a key tumor suppressor protein induces premature aging in mice.
Telomeres, protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are a measure of cell age, may be protected from premature shortening by regular physical activity.
Sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness combine to cause an elevation in risk of death among older adults.
Middle-aged diabetic adults are more likely to develop age-related conditions such as cognitive impairment, incontinence, dizziness, vision impairment and pain.
Regular guided yoga sessions with relaxation and breathing exercises may reduce episodes of atrial fibrillation for paroxysmal patients.
University of Michigan team urges that older adults don’t have to accept strength muscle loss as they age.
2011 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that the rate of death in the US from all cancers for men and women continues a steady decline.
For obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty than either alone.
U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences finds that people with diabetes may have a slightly increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

  
View Current Anti-Aging Newsletter!
Second Opinion with Dr. Ron Klatz Solutions to improve your life, and your lifespan too.
radio tower Dr. Ronald Klatz, A4M physician founder, interviews the world’s top anti-aging experts in health, longevity, brain fitness, aesthetic beauty, and more. Get the answers to look and feel twenty years younger today.
Tune in to Second Opinion with Dr. Ronald Klatz. »
U.S. Events
congresses
symposiums
workshops
  • Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Symposium
  • Integrative Approaches to Practice Development
workshops
Workshops
  • Practice Management Workshop
fellowships
fellowships
International Events

 
Post a comment
Write a comment:

Related Searches