What is Asana Yoga?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Yoga

Asana is one of the eight limbs of Yoga. "Asana" means staying or abiding. It is through asanas that an individual achieves the unity of body and mind. In the west, asana is commonly called "posture" or "pose".

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness 5 2
Balance problems 3 0
General health 2 2
Improve flexibility/strength 2 0
Anxious mood 1 1
Depressed mood 1 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
1
Mild
0
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Asana Yoga

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Asana Yoga

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Expense 2
I didn't have enough time 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Stopped doing Asana Yoga

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

Sep 24, 2008 (Started Sep 06, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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