Journal of Nephrology & Therapeutics

ISSN: 2161-0959

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Kashinath GM

# 19 ekanath bhavan, Gavipuram Cirrcle, K G Nagar Bangalore,

  • Review Article
    Role of Yoga in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Hypothetical Review
    Author(s): Kashinath GM, Hemant B, Praerna C, Nagarathna R and Nagendra HRKashinath GM, Hemant B, Praerna C, Nagarathna R and Nagendra HR

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a medical condition characterized by progressive renal dysfunction which leads to permanent renal impairment and premature mortality, which affects patient’s quality of life significantly. Diabetes, hypertension and glomerulo-nephritis are known to be the most common causes of CKD. Recent studies have reported that there is a strong association of oxidative stress, chronic inflammation and psychological stress with CKD. These factors significantly affect the treatment outcome in CKD. Treatment modalities which control these factors can contribute significantly towards CKD management. Yoga is an ancient traditional science which encompasses yogic physical postures (asanas), yogic breathing practices (pranayama), meditations and relaxation techniques. Several scientific studies have shown that yoga reduces blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rat.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0959.1000167

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