Effect of Lung Specific Yoga Mudras on Pulmonary Function Tests in subjects with FEV1% predicted values less than 80%

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Anaesthesia, School of Medicine, Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Madurai, India

2 Department of Cardiothoracic surgery, School of Medicine, Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Madurai, India

3 Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Madurai, India

4 School of Medicine, Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Madurai, India


Background and aim: Mudras are gesticulations of explicit body position. For the most part, Mudras help in correspondence like gesturing head to say indeed, raising thumb to pass on progress. They likewise utilized in yoga, reflection, and dance.
Materials and methods: The probable, similar examination was done in the division of Anesthesia of a private Medical College Hospital, Madurai subsequent to getting Institutional Ethical Clearance.100 individuals in the age gathering of 20-30 years going to General Medicine OP among June and September 2019 and clinic staff who undertook in were enlisted for the investigation. Both weight and stature coordinated with males and females with odd spirometry esteem with FEV1% anticipated qualities under 80% were comprised for the investigation.
Results: Pulmonary function tests (PFT) values in control group subjects were statistical, not Significant. On the other hand, significant enhancement in all the limits was seen apart from FEV1/FVC% in the study group. Even Though it is statistically significant, the value had enhanced after mudra practice from 78.57±14.28 to 81.12±9.85.
Conclusion: The outcomes demonstrate that explicit lung mudras essentially improve lung work. The day-by-day schedule can profit populaces experiencing prohibitive and obstructive lung conditions. Particularly this could be valuable for post Coronavirus patients with remaining lung discrepancies.


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