Efficacy of Surya Namaskar on Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Patients: A Interventional study

Kayelarasi, C A (2019) Efficacy of Surya Namaskar on Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Patients: A Interventional study. Masters thesis, Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Chennai.


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BACKGROUND: The implementation of lifestyle modification and increase of physical activity has been proven to reduce the fat content in NAFLD subjects. Regular exercise is known to a) reduce subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue mass; b) reduce availability of adipose-derived FFAs to the liver; c) enhance adipose insulin sensitivity leading to lower FFAs and possibly reduced de novo lipogenesis. Rodent studies demonstrate that exercise increases d) β-oxidation; e) VLDL synthesis, removal and clearance and f) decreases de novo lipogenesis. METHODS: Fourty healthy volunteers of age group between 25-50yrs will participate in the study. After obtaining informed consent, the selected individuals were screened by ultrasonography. Then they are taught with the practice of Surya Namaskar and they are followed up for three months of time. After three months, the individuals are made to undergo ultrasonography imaging again. The collection of first data is before the practice, Second data is taken immediately after the procedure. RESULTS: The study group showed reducation in fat accumulation in liver, with improvement in the heterogenecity and echogenecity of liver parenchyma. INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSION: Regular practice of Surya namaskar restores liver functions, reduces the fat accumulation, improves the lifestyle of the NAFLD subjects.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.461612003
Uncontrolled Keywords: Surya Namaskar ; Ultrasonography ; Non alcoholic fatty liver.
Subjects: AYUSH > Yoga
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2019 00:29
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 02:03
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10719

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