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Disease and Disorders


Disease and Disorders

This collection of research reprints in this category includes research done on individuals who have a clinical condition of varying degrees of severity, either a psychological/psychiatric condition or a medical condition. The purpose of this research is to quantify the safety and efficacy of yoga for treatment of these disease states. These studies are considered as clinical treatment trials and are important for clinicians and policy makers to be able to make decisions about potentially recommending yoga practices to different patient populations.

Musculoskeletal Health

Musculoskeletal Health

Musculoskeletal-related medical conditions, including clinical trial research addressing the efficacy and safety of yoga for disorders. Fields of research include, back pain, neck pain, arthritic conditions, Multiple Sclerosis, rheumatic diseases, and fractures.

Cancer

Cancer

Clinical trial research addressing the efficacy and safety of yoga relevant to Cancer patients, Cancer survivors, breast, prostate and other cancers, and side effects of cancer treatments.

Pain and Inflammation

Pain and Inflammation

Pain and inflammatory-related conditions (not including musculoskeletal conditions), including clinical trial research relating to chronic pain and chronic pain conditions, and inflammation and inflammatory conditions.

Weight Management

Weight Management

Weight management, eating disorders and clinical trial research addressing the efficacy and safety of yoga relevant to weight regulation, obesity, eating behaviors, bulimia, anorexia and body image.

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular conditions including clinical trial research relating to heart disease, hypertension, and strokes.

Diabetes and Endocrine Health

Diabetes and Endocrine Health

Diabetes-related and endocrine-related conditions and including: Type 1 and 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome/prediabetes, and endocrine conditions.

Mental Health, Depression and Anxiety

Mental Health, Depression and Anxiety

Depressive and anxiety disorders, including clinical trial research in areas of: major depressive disorder, dysthymia, manic depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and social anxiety disorders.

Other Mental Health Conditions

Other Mental Health Conditions

Mental health conditions, other than those directly related to depression and anxiety, including: addiction, substance abuse, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, neuroses, and psychotic conditions.

Child and Adolescent Health

Child and Adolescent Health

Child and adolescent conditions/pediatrics studies relevant to: physical disorders, mental/cognitive conditions, and emotional disorders.

Respiratory Health

Respiratory Health

Research on respiratory-related disorders including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Neurological Conditions

Neurological Conditions

Research relating to neurological conditions, including: epilepsy, fibromyalgia, and Parkinson’s disease.

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