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Effect of yoga hand mudra on cardiac and neurological parameters in preventing heart attack

Author Affiliations

  • 1Shivoma Ashram, 83 Dwarkapuri, 20x40 Block Line, Indore, M.P., India
  • 2Shah Pathology, 410, Nandlalpura Chouraha, Jawahar Marg, Indore, M.P., India
  • 3Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
  • 4CHL Hospital, Department of Microbiology, AB Road, Near LIG Square, Indore, M.P., India
  • 5CHL Hospital, Department of Microbiology, AB Road, Near LIG Square, Indore, M.P., India
  • 6Kalantri Nursing Home, 219, Jawahar Marg, Indore, M.P., India
  • 7Shivoma Ashram, 83 Dwarkapuri, 20x40 Block Line, Indore, M.P., India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 6, Issue (2), Pages 16-20, February,2 (2017)


Heart attack is the leading cause of death worldwide and incidence of cases are increasing every day. Yoga hand mudra is effective in improving medical conditions like heart attack, blood pressure, diabetes and many more. In our study, male and female subjects (n=41)(normal 27 and heart patients 14) aged between 30-65 years were included. On all subjects, yoga hand mudra was tried as per study protocol and both cardiac and neurological parameters were recorded before and after performing mudra. In heart patient subjects, there was a substantial reduction in systolic, diastolic blood pressure, heart rate and blood viscosity. Moreover, increase in myocardial blood perfusion volume, coronary perfusion pressure, brain tissue blood supply and memory index was observed. We propose, this yoga mudra makes its effect through the nerve endings in fingers. The interplay of fingers sensitizes nerves in palm and wrist area which in turn makes a systemic effect on cardiovascular system and improves it. This yoga mudra is an emergency tool for primary supportive medical care on the spot for heart attack till hospitalization. Thus, this mudra is coined as V Mudra - a possible victory over death.


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