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Yogic Practices to Manage Diabetes Mellitus

Author(s) Name: 

Dr.N.S.Sivakumar

Abstract

Human race has become machines in this technology era. They think fast, act fast, live fast, eat fast and also end their life very fast. This machine life will soon lead to fatality. Even though there are many reasons for this machine life, the human race has to survive. This machine life leads to increase in Diabetes Mellitus all over the world. World Health Organization(WHO) states that the number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. The global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age has risen from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014. Diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly in middle- and low-income countries.  The prevalence of diabetes in the age group of 20 to 79 years stood at nearly 9% of the population in India. The greatest number of people with diabetes is between 40 to 59 years of age.  One of the best remedial activity to manage this fatal life style is yoga.

 Keywords:

Yogic Practices, Diabetics, Obesity.

Please cite this article as:

Dr.N.S.Sivakumar (2018). Yogic Practices to Manage Diabetes Mellitus. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 5, 9(5), 18-22.