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Yogic Management of Asthma and Diabetes

Yogic Management of Asthma and Diabetes
$31.00
Item Code: IDF170
Author: Dr. Swami Shankardevananda
Publisher: Yoga Publications Trust
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8185787239
Pages: 310 (Illustrated throughout with B & W Figures)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.4" X 5.4"

From the Back of the Book:

Yogic management of Asthma and Diabetes, written by Dr Swami Shankardevananda Saraswati, under the guidance of Swami Satyananda Saraswati, explores two common disorders from a yogic perspective. The book discusses the background, nature and the cause of each disease, medical and yogic treatments, diet and the yogic path to health. Yogic research into asthma and diabetes is presented, with detail of clinical trials, case histories and yoga therapy camps. Yoga's holistic approach to therapy and the effectiveness of yogic methods in establishing good health are explained.

This edition includes revised yogic practice programs for each disorder.

 

CONTENTS
Asthma and Yoga  
1. Personal Reminiscences 3
2. Some Basics About Asthma 9
3. The Respiratory System 13
4. Combating the Effects 17
5. Probable Causes of Asthma 21
6. Medical Treatment 26
7. Diet and Fasting 28
8. Yogic Treatment 35
9. Practice Programs 45
10. Other Treatments 52
11. The Path to Health 59
Diabetes and Yoga  
12. Diabetes Mellitus 63
13. Importance of Correct Insulin Dosage 68
14. Diabetes and Diet 71
15. Yogic Treatment of Diabetes 74
16. Course Program 77
17. Low Blood Sugar 82
Practices  
18. Introduction 89
19. Cleansing Practices 91
20. Surya Namakaskara 101
21. Pawanmuktasana Series 108
22. Major Asanas 128
23. Pranayama 163
24. Bandhas 176
25. Meditation 180
Research on Asthma and Diabetes  
26. Introduction 199
27. Personal Experience 206
28. Asthma: The Holistic Approach 213
29. Asthma: Holistic Therapy 218
30. Diabetes Research 230
31. Case Histories 241
32. Yoga Therapy Camps 244
33. Clinical Trials 256
34. How Yoga Works 264
35. Research on Bronchial Asthma at Raipur Medical College 272
36. Diabetes Camp at Calcutta Ashram 277
37. Testament to Yoga 280
Appendices  
A. Internal Organs 285
B. Location of the Endocrine Glands 286
C. Location of the Chakras 287
Glossary of Medical Terms 288
References 294
Index of Practices 300

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