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.
|1.1 The Biggest Killer||1|
|1.2 Structure of Circulatory system||2|
|1.3 Function of the Heart||10|
|CORONARY HEART DISEASE||21|
|PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN REVERSAL||38|
|STRESS AND HEART||49|
|BASIS OF IAYT FOR HEART||56|
|YOGA PRACTICES FOR HYPERTENSION AND CHD||71|
|7.1||SITHILIKARANA VYAYAMA AND YOGASANAS.||71|
|1. Loosening of Fingers||75|
|2. Loosening of Wrist||76|
|3. Shoulder Rotation||77|
|4. Pada Sancalana||79|
|5. Drill Walking||80|
|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|
|1. Ardhakati Cakrasana||91|
|7. Ardha Matsyendrasana||95|
|10. Deep Relaxation Technique (DRT)||97|
|1. Nadi Suddhi||100|
|2. Cooling Pranayama||101|
|2. OM Meditation||107|
|3. Cyclic meditation||108|
|1. Jala Neti||115|
|2. Vaman Dhouti||115|
|3. Jyoti Trataka||116|
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Item Code: IDF122 Author: Dr R Nagarathana,Dr H R Nagendra Cover: Paperback Edition: 2004 Publisher: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakashana Language: English Size: 8.5" X 5.4" Pages: 137 (B & W Illus: 102) Other Details: Weight of the Book: 160 gms