International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part K (2016)
Effect of hatha yogic practices on the level of triiodothyronine (T3) in patients of hyperthyroidism
According to a projection from various studies on thyroid disease, it has been estimated that about 42 million people in India suffer from thyroid diseases. In this tied up life, most of the people are not taking care about their lifestyle. As a result, the human being is suffering from various diseases, out of which endocrinal disorders are very common worldwide and it is very common in India as well. Change in the level of endocrinal secretion leads to many diseases. Thyroid gland is one of the important endocrine gland situated in the throat and it has number of significant role in the human body.
Yoga makes changes in lifestyle of the person. With the background that a number of studies being conducted to observe the effect of complementary therapies to balance the secretions of the bodily hormones, the present study aimed to find the impact of Hatha Yogic Practices on the level of Triiodothyronine (T3) Hormone in the patients of Hyperthyroidism.
Forty (40) subjects of age group 20 to 50 yrs were taken in the study from Pitale clinic, Nagpur having Hyperthyroidism. They were then divided into two subgroups, experimental and control group having equal 20 subjects in a group. They were voluntarily wanted to join in the study for their wellbeing. In this experimental - control research study, Hatha Yogic practices including Asana, Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha were introduced to them. The volunteers practiced for 90 days including Sunday and holidays. The impact of the Hatha Yogic practices showed a significant decrease in the level of Triiodothyronine (T3) Hormone in the patients of Hyperthyroidism.
How to cite this article:
Ujjwal Arun Maske, Dr. Suresh Lal Barnwal. Effect of hatha yogic practices on the level of triiodothyronine (T3) in patients of hyperthyroidism. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(7):754-757.