What is Pranayam Yoga?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Yoga

Pranayama is derived from 2 Sanskrit words - Prana (life force) and Ayama (control). Therefore, in its broadest description, Prananyama would mean the control of the flow of life force.

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Bipolar I disorder 1 1
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Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Pranayam Yoga

Dosage Patients
10 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pranayam Yoga

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Reason Patients
Expense 1
I didn't have enough time 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently doing Pranayam Yoga

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped doing Pranayam Yoga

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
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Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
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Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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