Study the Relationship between Practice of Yoga with Physical and Mental State
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Medicine and Health,
The word yoga originates from the Sanskrit for union and aims to harmonize mind, body, and spirit. Patanjali, the father of philosophy of Yoga, wrote a Yoga Sutras in which he formalized this discipline. Traditional yoga incorporates the eight limbs. Physical health is the well-being of the body and the proper functioning of the organism of individuals. The mental status examination is a structured assessment of the patient's behavioral and cognitive functioning. Physical Health is correlated with Mental Health because good physical health leaves a better personal feeling in the long term. Objective of this study was to find out the descriptive analysis of Practice of yoga with physical state and Mental state. This study was retrospective survey was conducted on 165 in Ayurvedic Internal Medical Officers under the Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery(BAMS) .They were between the age group of 20-50 years, both male and female were included in the training program at the National Institute of Education. We have used the closed ended “Self-assessment questionnaire”. Results of this study ,majority were included to the age group between 20-30years(95.8%)females were high in proportion (85.5%). Buddhist (89.1%) and Sinhalese (93.3%) were also high. Most of them are unmarried (63%) and monthly income was Sri Lankan Rupees below 60000(95.2%). Majority are living in suburban area (60,6%) and education level was graduate (100%). Most of not having children (89.7%) According to the Physical state in this study most of them were Normal body weight (76.4%)In thus study according to the mental state most of them were normal mental state (79.4%).but 15.1% in mild mental status Impairment as well as 5.5% in moderate Mental status Impairment. There were no severe Mental status impairment. Most of them were not practicing yoga (75.8%). Conclusion of the study was mentioned according to the results Practicing of yoga was not significantly associated with Mental and Physical status of this study group. Although in this study15.1% in mild mental status impairment as well as 5.5% in moderate mental status impairment and Underweight 9.1%, Over weight 12.1%, Obesity 1.8% and Obesity II 6%. It is necessary to commence the programs to improve physical state, mental state and the Quality of life in internal medical doctors.
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