- Research Article
Efficacy of AYUSH Common Yoga protocol along with Surya Namaskar on the Dyslipidemia subjects in HaryanaJaideep Arya
Background: Dyslipidemia might be the cause of many cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Yoga intervention is known to prevent the progression of various lifestyle-based health conditions. Dyslipidemia marks the onset of early CVD, and a Yoga based-intervention at this stage might reverse the progression. Aim: To analyze the effect of AYUSH Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) and CYP combined with Surya Namaskar (CYP-SN) on dyslipidemia subjects in Haryana. Method: A three-arm randomized controlled trial was carried out in which ninety individuals were allocated into three groups, CYP group, CYP-SN group and control group. Result: The three-month intervention resulted in elevation of HDL- cholesterol (HDL-C) levels in the group that had undergone CYP protocol, as well as CYP-SN protocol, implying the benefits of Surya Namaskar in modifying lipid profile reflecting an improvement in the dyslipidemia. Conclusion: CYP and CYP-SN Yoga group when practiced regularly for a sustained period can help in reducing co-morbidity and severe CVD in subjects with dyslipidemia. When implemented in dynamic way, CYP-SN has shown to have a greater impact in management of dyslipidemia.
Common Yoga Protocol