Effect of yoga hand mudra on hypothyroid patients
- 1Shivoma Ashram, 83 Dwarkapuri, 20x40 Block Line, Indore, MP, India
- 2Shah Pathology, 410, Nandlalpura Chouraha, Jawahar Marg, Indore, MP, India
- 3Brilliant Academy, Scheme No. 51, Sangam Nagar, Indore, MP, India
- 4Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
- 5Choithram Hospital and Research Center, Manikbagh Road, Indore, India
- 6CHL Hospital, Department of Microbiology, AB Road, Near LIG Square, Indore, MP, India
- 7Kalantri Nursing Home, 219, Jawahar Marg, Indore, MP, India
- 8Shivoma Ashram, 83 Dwarkapuri, 20x40 Block Line, Indore, MP, India
Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 7, Issue (2), Pages 1-5, February,2 (2018)
Hypothyroidism is defined as failure of thyroid gland to produce sufficient thyroid hormone to meet the metabolic demands of the body. A significant number of women as compare to male are suffering from hypothyroidism. It is characterized by elevated thyroid stimulating hormone. Regular practices of yoga hand mudra are useful in preventing and managing a wide range of clinical condition such as diabetes, anxiety, depression, pain, thyroid disorders and hypertension. Our study includes seven subjects suffering from hypothyroidism from age group 30-65. The patients were asked to perform yoga mudra according to standard procedure. The pathological parameters T3, T4, TSH and parameters from 4G-Quantum magnetic resonance Analyzer T3, FT4, Thyroid secretion index and Pituitary secretion index for hypothyroid patients were recorded before and after performing the mudra. There was a significant improvement in pathological as well as 4G-Quantum Analyzer parameters. Yoga mudra works on autonomic nervous system and endocrine system through peripheral system and central nervous system. This yoga hand mudra is an important alternative traditional therapy apart from medication to support patient’s health. Hence, we coined this mudra as “T Mudra” - a possible cure for hypothyroidism.
- Unikrishnan A.G. and Menon U.V. (2011)., Thyroid disorders in India: An epidemiological perspective., Indian J Endocr Metab., 15(2), 78-81.
- Bose A., Sharma N., Hemwani N. and Chitnis D.S. (2015)., A Hospital based prevalence study on thyroid disorders in malwa region of central India., International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 4(6), 604-611.
- Unnikrishnan A.G., Kalra S., Sahay R.K., Bantwal G., John M. and Tewari N. (2013)., Prevalence of hypothyroidism in adults: An epidemiological study in eight cities of India., Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism, 17(4), 647.
- Nimmy N.J., Aneesh P.M., Narmadha M.P., Udupi R.H. and Binu K.M. (2012)., A Survey on prevalence of thyroid disorders induced by demography and food habits in south Indian population., Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 5(2), 49-52.
- Hollowell J.G., Staehling N.W., Flanders W.D., Hannon W.H., Gunter E.W., Spencer C.A. and Braverman L.E. (2002)., Serum TSH, T(4), and thyroid antibodies in the United States population (1988 to 1994): National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)., J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 87(2), 489-99.
- Hoogendoorn E.H., Hermus A.R., de Vegt F., Ross H.A., Verbeek A.L., Kiemeney L.A., Swinkels D.W., Sweep F.C. and den Heijer M. (2006)., Thyroid function and prevalence of anti-thyroperoxidase antibodies in a population with borderline sufficient iodine intake: influences of age and sex., Clin Chem., 52(1), 104-111.
- Bemben D.A., Hamm R.M., Morgan L., Winn P., Davis A. and Barton E. (1994)., Thyroid disease in the elderly. Part 2. Predictability of subclinical hypothyroidism., Journal of family practice, 38(6), 583-588.
- Chaker L., Bianco AC., Jonklaas J. and Peeters R.P. (2017). Lancet, 390(10101), 1550-1562., undefined, undefined
- Mali S.N., Mahgar D.S., Sachdeo R.A. and Morbale T.S. (2017)., Hypothyrodisim and alternative treatment: An Overview., International Journal of science and research methodology, 6(1), 38-52.
- Patel A. (2009)., Hypothyroidism, a Comparative Study of Allopathic and Ayurvedic Management of the Disease (Ph.D. thesis)., California College of Ayurveda.
- Chatterjee S. and Mondal S. (2017)., Effect of combined yoga programme on blood levels of thyroid hormones., Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 16, 9-16.
- Singh G. (2012)., A study of the effect of Yogic practices in hypothyroid disease (PhD)., Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, India.
- Singh P., Singh B., Dave R. and Udainiya R. (2011)., The impact of Yoga upon female patients suffering from hypothyroidism., Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 17(3), 132-134.
- Nripendranath Sengupta and Balai Chandra Sengupta (1937)., Susruta, Susrutasamitha., Calcutta: C.K. Sen and Company.
- Prasad L.V. (2002)., Indian System of Medicine and Homoeopathy Traditional Medicine in Asia., Chaudhury Ranjit Roy, Rafei Uton Muchatar, editors, New Delhi: WHO-Regional Office for South East Asia, 283-286.
- Muralikrishnan K., Balakrishnan B., Balasubramanian K. and Visnegarawla F. (2012)., Measurement of the effect of Isha Yoga on cardiac autonomic nervous system using short-term heart rate variability., Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative medicine, 3(2), 91-96.
- Hirschi Gertrud (2016)., Mudras, Yoga in your Hands Samuel Weiser., Inc., United states of America, 224.
- Tripathi D., Bhatt J.K., Kalantri Y., Chitnis V., Chitnis S. and Kalantri R.C. (2016)., Effect of Yoga Hand Mudra for controlling High Blood pressure., Res. J. Recent. Sc., 5, 33-35.
- Tripathi D., Kalantri Y., Kumar H., Chitnis V., Chitnis S., Kalantri R.C. and Bhatt J.K. (2017)., Effect of Yoga Hand Mudra oncardiac and neurological p preventing heart attack., Res. J. Recent. Sc., 6(2), 16-20.
- Nilakanthan S., Metri K., Raghuram N. and Hongasandra N. (2016)., Effect of 6 months intense Yoga practice on lipid profile, thyroxine medication and serum TSH level in women suffering from hypothyroidism: A pilot study., Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, 13(2), 189-193.