Guide to Alternative Medicine and the Digestive System

Anil Minocha, MD FACP FACG

Chapter 28: Yoga (continued)

KEY POINTS Health benefits of yoga in a variety of systemic disorders (eg, hypertension and cardiovascular disease) have been proven by RCTs.1-5 There is limited literature on the use of yoga in GI conditions. WHAT IS YOGA?6 Holistic system of medicine that epitomizes self-realization and positive health, attained by fostering a unity of the mind, body, and spirit Not just a system or tool of medicine, but rather a whole lifestyle approach to health and sickness Involves…