International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 10 (2016)

Role of yoga in prevention of neurodegenerative diseases


Rajandeep Kaur, Kanchan, Preeti Dahiya, Govind Singh

Neurodegenerative disorder is a progressive loss of structure and function of neurons. It includes Parkinson, alzheimer, cerebral stroke, anxiety and depression. Yoga therapy is effective in improving quality of life in people with neurodegenerative diseases. Yoga show beneficial effects through direct influence on the sympathetic and parasympathetic activity in autonomic nervous system. It reduces significantly neurotransmitters that involved in these diseases. Yoga improves the social interaction, quality of life and help to recover and to face life with new positivity and strength.
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