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Abstract Title:

Definition of a Yoga Breathing (Pranayama) Protocol That Improves Lung Function.

Abstract Source:

Holist Nurs Pract. 2019 Jul/Aug;33(4):197-203. PMID: 31192831

Abstract Author(s):

Sabina Kupershmidt, Traci Barnable

Article Affiliation:

Sabina Kupershmidt

Abstract:

This study tests the hypothesis that yoga breathing (pranayama) improves lung function in healthy volunteers during a 6-week protocol. A randomized controlled pilot study demonstrated an improvement in peak expiratory flow rate and forced expiratory volume. The easy-to-learn approach can be translated to the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Study Type : Human Study
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