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Effect of Yoga Hand Mudra for controlling High Blood pressure

Author Affiliations

  • 1Shivoma Ashram, 83 Dwarkapuri, 20x40 Block Line, Indore, India
  • 2Shivoma Ashram, 83 Dwarkapuri, 20x40 Block Line, Indore, India
  • 3Shah Pathology, 410, Nandlalpura Chouraha, Jawahar Marg, Indore, India
  • 4CHL Hospital, Department of Microbiology, AB Road, Near LIG Square, Indore, India
  • 5219, Jawahar Marg, Kalantri Nursing Home, Indore, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 5, Issue (ISC-2015), Pages 33-35, -----Select----,2 (2016)


Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common clinical presentation worldwide. High blood pressure control is important to reduce many disease complications such as kidney failure, heart diseases and stroke. Apart from medications, yoga hand mudra is an effective supplement to medical healing for several clinical conditions like blood pressure, asthma, stress, obesity and heart diseases. Our study focus was on yoga hand mudra and its beneficial effect for controlling high blood pressure. Study was carried out on 34 subjects randomly, out of which 15 were diagnosed as hypertensive and 19 as normal. Yoga hand mudra was tried out on patients suffering from high blood pressure aged between 35-65 years. Blood pressure and heart rate measurements of the subjects were recorded before and after performing yoga hand mudra. After practicing the yoga hand mudra, there was a significant reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The yoga hand mudra was found to be effective in normalizing high blood pressure in a novel way. This mudra is helpful in emergency situations where medical help is not available immediately. It can also reduce further medical deterioration of patient’s clinical condition.


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