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Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure

yoga health Yoga can be used to manage blood pressure, especially among people with borderline high blood pressure.

Key takeaways:

  • The study of people with pre-hypertension (slightly elevated blood pressure) reveals notable decreases in blood pressure after practicing yoga.
  • Hatha yoga was found to decrease blood pressure – but to also increase general well-being.
  •     The two conditions, pre-hypertension and hypertension, are linked to an increase of stroke, heart attacks and heart failure.

Our research suggests that patients with pre-hypertension should be advised to practice hatha yoga for one hour daily. It may prevent the development of hypertension and in addition give a sense of well-being.

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