YOGA VIRKER: – I studien vår ser vi at yoga forandret genuttrykket til hele 111 gener som finnes i immuncellene, forteller forsker Fahri Saatcioglu.
Yoga aktiverer en rekke gener og kan påvirke immunsystemet, viser resultater fra en studie utført av professor Fahri Saatcioglu ved Institutt for biovitenskap.
Various modes of physical activity, combined with dieting, have been widely recommended to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Among these, yoga holds promise for reducing risk factors for type 2 diabetes by promoting weight loss, improving glucose levels and reducing blood pressure and lipid levels. This pilot study aimed to assess the feasibility of implementing a 12-week yoga program among adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes.
By Meredith Walker, Nursing degree
Over the paste several years, yoga has experienced an upsurge in popularity in the western world among medical professionals and celebrities alike. While manu associate yoga with new age mysticism or the latest fad at the gym, yoga is actually an ancient practice that connects the mind, body and spirit through body poses, controlled breathing, and meditation. The practice of yoga has many health benefits associated with it, so read below to discover 77 benefits of incorporating yoga in to your patient`s program.
We will use viniyoga, a therapeutically-oriented style of yoga that emphasizes safety, is easy to learn, and has rigorous teacher training standards, as the basis of our intervention. Because viniyoga focuses on the purpose of each posture, rather than on its precise form, it tailors the postures to abilities of each individual's body. This emphasis on safe performance of individual poses and careful sequencing of the poses minimizes the risk of injury and discomfort.