Effect of Kapalabhati, Sithali, Seethakari Pranayama and Yogic Postures On Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Authors

  • Mythri Jain
  • Senthilkumar. S
  • S. R. Karthika
  • Prathap Suganthirababu
  • Jagatheesan Alagesan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/7nsms613

Keywords:

Yoga, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Kapalabhati pranayama.

Abstract

Background: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an endocrine disorder distinguished by hormonal imbalances,
ovarian dysfunction, and metabolic disturbances. The incidence of PCOS varies greatly in India, from 2.2% to
26%.14
Purpose: To find out the effect of Kapalabhati, Sithali, seethakari pranayama and yogic postures inPoly- cystic
Ovarian Syndrome
Materials and Methods: A total number 50 were selected from Jain Hospitals and labs based on inclusion criteria
and were divided. Yoga group: Kapalabhati pranayama – 3 rounds with 5 forceful expirations Sithali pranayama
– 5 breaths Seethakari pranayama - 5 breaths, Suryanamaskar – 6 rounds Bhujangasana, supta baddha konasana,
dhanurasana, badhakonasana, and Nauvasana all hold for 15 – 30 s and dietary changes low fat food, less
carbohydrates and high protein and meditation for 10 minutes. Conventional group: Conservative management
including exercise including treadmill, steps climbing and cycling. Total session flows for an hour. Both groups
were compared with the pre- and post-test measurements
Results: The study shows a significant effect on Polycystic Ovarian syndrome using yoga intervention
Conclusion: Yoga intervention can be used effectively on Polycystic ovarian syndrome for long term benefits

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Author Biographies

  • Mythri Jain

    Undergraduate,  Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Thandalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Senthilkumar. S

    Associate Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Thandalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • S. R. Karthika

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Thandalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Prathap Suganthirababu

    Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Thandalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Jagatheesan Alagesan

    Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Thandalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Published

2024-01-21

How to Cite

Effect of Kapalabhati, Sithali, Seethakari Pranayama and Yogic Postures On Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. (2024). Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 18(5), 635-639. https://doi.org/10.37506/7nsms613