Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Alternative Therapy: Yoga Therapy In Treatment of Chronic Insomnia

Kyle J. Norton (Scholar, Master of Nutrients, All right reserved)
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Yoga, in a specific sequence might be effective for treatment of chronic insomnia syndrome, the Universidade Federal de São Paulo study suggested.

Insomnia is condition characterized by trouble of sleeping, affecting over 10% of worldwide population, particularly in women.

Yoga, the accident 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 study of postmenopausal women in the range of 50 to 65 years old not undergoing hormone therapy, diagnosed with an apnea-hypopnea index less than 15,and insomnia, randomly assigned to one of three groups, control, passive stretching, and yoga, researchers filed the following results
1. Yoga attendees displayed a strong improvement of insomnia through reduced climacteric symptoms and enhanced quality of life and resisted stress.
2. Yoga groups demnonstrated reduction in insomnia severity in compared to significantly higher in the control and passive-stretching groups.

Additionally in the investigated symptoms of insomnia include excessive daytime sleepiness, difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, and waking up too early in cancer patients, researchers stated that yoga is a well-tolerated and safe mode of exercise with promising in improving insomnia symptoms among cancer patients.

Therefore, Yoga should be used as secondary clinical recommendations treatment conjunction with standard therapy for the treatment of insomnia in this population, researcher opinionated.

Interestingly, in a randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate MBSR as a treatment for chronic insomnia of 18 adults completed an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program, researchers at the University of Minnesota filed the report as follow
1. Yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program intervention do not induce more sleeping time, but sleeping better, waking more refreshed, feeling less distressed,.......
2. Participants also expressed that practicing meditation and following sleep hygiene guidelines became priorities.
3. The program also helps patients to sleep faster

Dr. Hubbling A, the led author said, "(Yoga)mindfulness training in a group format, combined with sleep hygiene education, is important for effective application of MBSR as a treatment for chronic insomnia".

Taking altogether, Yoga as an integrated form of exercise, including mindfulness training may be effective in improved chronic insomnia by enhancing psychological and physical aspects.

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(1) Yoga decreases insomnia in postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial by Afonso RF1, Hachul H, Kozasa EH, Oliveira Dde S, Goto V, Rodrigues D, Tufik S, Leite JR(PubMed).
(2) Yoga for the Treatment of Insomnia among Cancer Patients: Evidence, Mechanisms of Action, and Clinical Recommendations by Mustian KM1, Janelsins M1, Peppone LJ1, Kamen C1.(PubMed)
(3) How mindfulness changed my sleep: focus groups with chronic insomnia patients by Hubbling A, Reilly-Spong M, Kreitzer MJ, Gross CR1.(PubMed)

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