Yoga interventions for oxidative stress and antioxidant status

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Purpose: The purpose of the narrative review was to examine and summarize the yoga interventions for oxidative stress. The review has included all studies done on healthy individuals and on people with different diseases with yoga as an intervention to improve the antioxidant status. Methods: Databases like like CINAHL, Google Scholar, Proquest and Pubmed were searched using different keywords to extract the maximum number of studies. From the obtained studies, those studies which met the inclusion criteria were analysed further to extract the data. Results and Conclusions: The main parameters of oxidative stress studied were malondialdehyde (MDA), NO, F2-isoprostane. The antioxidants studied were GSH, glutathione S transferase, glutathione peroxidase, Vitamin C, vitamin E, superoxide dismutase, phospholipase A2 -PLA2 and protein oxidation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-207
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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