Pilot Study on use of Yoga as part of Alcohol Treatment Program
News Item: Yoga Breathing Techniques Tested as part of Alcohol Treatment Program
Conclusion: Yoga as part of a stress reducer program, may help recovering alcoholics.
Details of Study
A study conducted in Bangalore, India suggests that introducing Sudarshana Kriya breathing techniques as part of a treatment program for alcohol dependent adults may create positive physiological effects.
The results may be in part due to an increase of alkaline levels in blood according to a physician’s commentary on the study.