International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychiatry | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023 | Rating: 5.2 / 10


Yoga the Panacea for Stress - Obesity Link - A Systematic Literature Review

Rukmini Singh | Radhika [56]


Abstract: Obesity and stress are key healthcare concerns of the modern day so called epidemic of obesity and related disease processes. Since centuries yoga has been established as being beneficial for balancing the inner working of the human body and harmony of the organ systems. The effect on stress and obesity has been studied and this systematic literature review also focused on the impact of yoga intervention on stress and obesity. Methodology: There were final selection of 10 random controlled trials out of the 47 which met the selection criteria and they including adults males, females and adolescents made. The study selection was from internet search Pub Med, Google scholar using Mendeley software. Results: The intervention of yoga practice gave a positive effect on stress reduction and eating habits and obesity in all studies. The conclusion is that more studies should be done with scientific lab based parameters for evidence based information for better utilization and inclusion in daily life.


Keywords: Yoga, stress, obesity, RCT, overweight, weight loss


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 597 - 600



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