Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

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Assessment of Pranayama on the Level of Stress among Nursing Students in Selected College of Nursing, Vellore


Bharathi AR*

Stress is described by a susceptibility to numerous chronic health complications. As per key inhibition efforts are directed to promotion of health by reassuring patients for adapting healthy lifestyles. The design adopted for this study was quasi experimental pre-test and post- test control group design to evaluate the effectiveness of pranayama to reduce stress of nursing students. Practice of yoga techniques is power tool to keep elderly in good psychophysical condition. Pranayama is basically a series of exercises, which aims at bringing more oxygen to blood and to the brain. There was no significant association between the post-test levels of stress among Pranayama is an art and has techniques to make the respiratory organs to expand, intentionally, move, rhythmically which provides a deep relaxation to the body and mind, improves concentration, relieves stress depression, and strengthens the respiratory system nervous system.


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