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We read with interest the review on
Yoga produces many beneficial emotional, psychological, behavioral and biological effects. The psychophysiological responses to yoga are opposite to the stress response.
The relaxation by yoga training was seen to be associated with a significant increase of cardiac vagal modulation among healthy yoga practitioners. 4 It is of interest to note that yoga has been associated with improved heart rate variability and respiratory variables including decrease in sympathetic response. 56
Furthermore, Yoga induces dramatic shifts in all homodynamic variables and the authors have postulated that this effect may be the basis for the purported yogic health claim and prevention of heart attack. 8
It is pertinent to mention here a recent study suggesting use of yoga and
Endorsed by authors, we conclude by emphasizing usefulness of