What is Hatha Yoga?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Yoga

Traditional Hatha Yoga is a holistic yogic path, including moral disciplines, physical exercises and Pranayama (breath control), and meditation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 27 11
Fibromyalgia 11 5
Improve flexibility/strength 5 5
Stiffness/spasticity 3 2
Stress 3 1

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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
0
Moderate
0
Mild
5
None
16

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hatha Yoga

Side effect Patients
Hyperalgesia 1
Joy 1
Muscle soreness 1
Pulled leg muscle 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Hatha Yoga

Dosage Patients
3 hr weekly 1
20 min m,w,f 1
60 min weekly 1
15 min daily 1
20 min daily 1
60 min m,w,f 1
60 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hatha Yoga

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 8
I didn't have enough time 3
Expense 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 12 patients who've stopped doing Hatha Yoga

Duration

Currently doing Hatha Yoga

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3
10 years or more 4

Stopped doing Hatha Yoga

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 14
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 6
A little hard to take 8
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 5
Not specified 8
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4 patient evaluations for Hatha Yoga

Mar 27, 2015 (Started Apr 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jul 24, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: Not only improves flexibility, it gives peace of mind and facilitates spiritual growth.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 12, 2011 (Started May 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for central pain syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Weekly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Dec 05, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve flexibility/strength)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
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