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Sunday, 18 November 2012

Yoga for irregular heartbeat!

Doctors recommend yoga for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and particularly atrial fibrillation. Heart rhythm disturbances are with irregular heartbeats. Heart rhythm disturbances are not always pathological, but may also occur in healthy people. Atrial fibrillation is the most common of this kind. A long-term irregular heartbeat can lead to an increased risk of stroke, increased heart palpitations, anxiety or even fainting.

In the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with medications or in the worst case can be treated with a pacemaker. A new study by the American College of Cardiology has now been found that yoga can make a significant contribution to alleviating the symptoms. Many already know that Yoga is very beneficial for stress, high blood pressure and many other social diseases of our time. The current study, however, is new in the sense that it is the first study to specifically illuminate patients with atrial fibrillation and the effects of yoga. The study found that a consistent yoga practice helps the symptoms of an irregular heartbeat, and the reduction of anxiety and depression in humans, in whom atrial fibrillation was diagnosed, improved.

 "These results are important because many of today's conventional treatment strategies for atrial fibrillation invasive (tissue injury) procedures or medications have undesirable side effects. The success of these therapies varies greatly and is often only modestly effective in the fight against heart rhythm disorders. It seems that yoga has a significant impact to positively regulate the heartbeat and so improve the overall quality of life. "Given the low cost, safety and efficacy of yoga, the authors recommend the study yoga in the overall strategy of treatment for heart rhythm disturbances in consideration pull.


  1. I'm a regular practitioner of yoga. However, I wasn't aware of the benefits of yoga for heart irregularities.

    Thank you for sharing.

  2. Informative Post.Thnx for sharing:)


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