What is Kundalini Yoga?

Category: Exercises


Generic name: Yoga

Kundalini Yoga is a very practical style of yoga that does not require you to twist yourself into a pretzel to receive its many benefits. This ancient practice uses breath, movement, sound and meditation to move energy through the body and bring the various systems of the body into balance.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 1
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Obsessive-compulsive disorder 1 0
Parkinson's disease 1 0
Stiffness/spasticity 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 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Kundalini Yoga

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Kundalini Yoga

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Stopped doing Kundalini Yoga

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
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 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Kundalini Yoga

Aug 6, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for lack of pain control, depression)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: As I was with uncontrolled pain doing yoga gave me more pain, Severe pain, I could not move the day after, I wasn't ready for yoga yet.

  • 0 helpful marks
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