Yoga & Medical Science  F & Q

Yoga & Medical Science F & Q

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Author: Dr Krishna Raman
Editor(s): Dr S Suresh
Publisher: East West Books
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 188
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8188661090


Are you interested in learning Yoga to maintain your health? Have you been practicing Yoga for some time and yet have many questions? Are you curious to know what happens inside your body when you practice Yoga postures?

In this book you will find:

Over 500 questions lucidly answered to clarify misconceptions on Yoga in relation to Western Medicine.

Ultrasound scans done during the performance of the Asanas to explain the precise effects of various Yoga poses and rectify fallacies.

Expert comments on the scans by leading Ultrasound consultant Dr S Suresh

The book provides guidelines and medical explanations on:

Accurate Asana Practice
Precise Pranayama practice
Right thought
Correct meditation

This book is a comprehensive treatise - presented in the form of questions and answers, highlighting the role of Yoga in promoting positive health. Of great value is the presentation of the influence of different Asanas on the structure and functioning of different bodily organs, blood flow through different regional arteries, veins etc.

The physical actions of Yoga bring physiological changes. Dr Raman has presented in this book proofs of the same using modern equipment, showing the effect of Yoga as a better cleanser to life and living.


Asana, Pranayama & Yoga Philosophy
Health and Yoga
Issues on Yoga and Medicine

Ultrasound studies on Yoga

The Gall Bladder in Asanas
The rental artery in Parivratta Janu Sirsasana
The popliteral artery in standing poses
The central retinal artery in inverted poses
The ophthalmic artery in inverted poses
The carotid arteries in inverted poses
The cerebral arteries in inverted poses
The ascending aorta in back bends.