What is Yoga-nidra?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Yoga Nidra means yogic sleep. It is a state of conscious deep sleep. In Yoga Nidra, you go to deep sleep state, yet remain awake. While Yoga Nidra is a state that is very relaxing, it is also used by Yogis to purify the Samskaras, the deep impressions that are the driving force behind Karma.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Insomnia 2 3
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 2 0
Anxious mood 1 3
Overeating 1 0
Panic attacks 1 3
Promote relaxation 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Yoga-nidra

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Yoga-nidra

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped going to Yoga-nidra

Duration

Stopped going to Yoga-nidra

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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