Therapeutic effects of Yoga for non alcoholic fatty liver disease - Dr. H.K.B.M.S. Karunaratne
Abstract: Yoga is a traditional and cultural science. Ayurveda includes yoga as an ideal lifestyle and maintenance of health. There are therapeutic effects in Yoga. Ashtanga Yoga consist of Yama & Niyama(ethical rules), Asana(yogic postures), Pranayama(special breathing exercises in yoga), Prathyahara (forceful withdrawal of mind from sense objects), Dharana(concentration of mind), Dhyana (meditation) and Samadhi(absolute contemplation).They have therapeutic effects for prevent and cure from liver disorders. Therefore yoga can be used to prevent and cure non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Child pose, Locust pose, Dhanuraasana, Ardhamathsyendriyasana, Kaphalabhati Pranayama, and are can be used to prevent and cure from this disease condition.