There are two types of benefits of yoga. One is preventive and another is curative. Yoga therapy helps to carry natural regulation and controls to the neurohormones and metabolism in the body. Improving endocrine metabolism while providing a precautionary shelter. The Yogic exercises rinse the body, mind and soul by venting toxins from the body.
Regular practice of asanas, pranayama and meditation can help such diverse ailments such as digestive disorders, arthritis, arteriosclerosis, chronic fatigue, asthma, varicose veins and heart conditions. Laboratory tests have proved that yogi’s increased abilities of consciously controlling autonomic or involuntary functions, such as temperature, heartbeat and blood pressure.
Research into the effects of yogic practices on HIV is currently underway with promising results. According to medical scientists, yoga therapy is successful because of the balance created in the nervous and endocrine systems which directly influences all the other systems and organs of the body levels.
Clinical Studies have clearly demonstrated the therapeutic potentials of yogic practices in treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease such as Bronchitis and asthma. Similar effects have brought out on the therapeutic potentials of Yoga for the treatment of diabetes, low back pain and stress related psychosomatic disorders. Currently research is in progress at DIPAS with regards to the Coronary Artery Disease regression by lifestyle intervention which includes Raja Yoga meditation low fat high fiber diet and aerobic exercise and the results are quite encouraging in terms of the risk management