P. Prashanth's scientific contributions

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Introduction: Yoga is a science which has been practised in India from over thousands of years. Besides its spiritual achievements, the practice of yoga is accompanied by a number of beneficial physiological effects in the body. Pranayama is an art of controlling the life force of breath. It produces many systemic psycho-physical effects in the bod...


... Control or modification of breathing or breathing exercises such as pranayama is suggested to have beneficial effects for controlling such diseases. In addition to the specific effects on respiratory functions, several psychophysical effects of pranayama on the body are known [2]. ...