Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 71 31
Fibromyalgia 23 11
Stiffness/spasticity 18 13
Improve flexibility/strength 14 4
Major depressive disorder 9 5

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 4
Mild 13
None 48

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Yoga

Side effect Patients
Muscle soreness 4
Joy 2
Soreness 2
Calming 1
Empathetic 1
Hyperalgesia 1

Show all 13 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Yoga

Dosage Patients
1 hr weekly 3
60 min 2 times a week 3
60 min weekly 2
30 min daily 2
1 weekly 1
1 hr 2 times a week 1
1 hr 3 times a week 1
1 hr m,w,f 1
3 hr weekly 1
1 hr daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Yoga

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 14
Expense 7
I didn't have enough time 5
Course of treatment ended 2
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
Personal research 1
See all 29 patients with major depressive disorder who've stopped doing Yoga

Duration

Currently doing Yoga

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 9
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 12

Stopped doing Yoga

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 15
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 7
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 17
Usually 32
Sometimes 17
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 20
A little hard to take 23
Not at all hard to take 20
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 2
$50-99 11
$25-49 8
< $25 22
Not specified 21
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1 patient evaluation for Yoga taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder'

Nov 12, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for obesity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (whole body ache)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

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