Yoga used in combination with compassion meditation may have a positive impact in improved quality of life, attention, vitality,... in patients with Alzheimer's disease, a recent study suggested.
Yoga, the ancient technique practice for harmonized external and internal body well being, through breath control, meditation, bodily movement and gesture..... has been well known for people in Western world and some parts in Asia due to health benefits reported by various respectable institutes' research and supported by health advocates.
In a total of 46 volunteers randomly allocated to two groups, the yoga and compassion meditation program group (n = 25), with program lasted 8 weeks, comprised three yoga and meditation practices per week, with each session lasting 1 h and 15 min and the control group (CG), researchers, after assessed other co founders, found that yoga attendees expressed statistically significant improvements (P < 0.05) on quality of life, attention, vitality and self-compassion scores in compared to control.
Additionally, in the examined feasibility of older adults with Alzheimer's disease (AD)-type dementia in 8 weeks of the Sit 'N' Fit Chair Yoga Program, researchers indicated that all participants showed a steady and progressive improvement over the course of program in 4 weeks, 8 weeks, and 1 month period.
Due to small size of this sample, Dr, McCaffrey R, the led researchers said, "Further study, using a larger sample and including a control group, is needed to fully determine the effect of the Sit 'N' Fit Chair Yoga Program on older adults with moderate to severe AD".
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(1) Yoga and compassion meditation program improve quality of life and self-compassion in family caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients: A randomized controlled trial by Danucalov MA1,2, Kozasa EH1,3, Afonso RF3, Galduroz JC1, Leite JR1.(PubMed)
(2) The effect of chair yoga in older adults with moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease by McCaffrey R, Park J, Newman D, Hagen D.(PubMed)
(3) A yoga and compassion meditation program reduces stress in familial caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients by Danucalov MA1, Kozasa EH, Ribas KT, Galduróz JC, Garcia MC, Verreschi IT, Oliveira KC, Romani de Oliveira L, Leite JR.(PubMed)