Priyanka Kumari, J. S. Tripathi
Abstract: The aim of this Study was to find out the short term effect of Yoga Nidra on the Patients, suffering from stress syndrome. This study was conducted at the Sir Sundar Lal Hospital, BHU, Varanasi. 10 patients were kept in experimental group underwent Yoga Nidra and 10 patients were kept in control group who were taking the herbal medication. Each patient of experimental group underwent 30 minutes practice of Yoga Nidra for the total duration of 7 days. DASS- scale was used to assess the level of stress and associated anxiety in patients. The result has shown significant reduction of stress and anxiety score in the both of the groups. It was important to note that the reduction of Stress score was relatively more in experimental group as compared to control group. Therefore the practice of Yoga Nidra has an edge over the medication intake in tackling the stress.
Keywords: Stress, Anxiety, Yoga Nidra