Oct 26

These Benefits Of Yoga For Addicts of Drugs

mountain yogaA study reveals the possibility of the narcotic users can improve their quality of life by doing yoga. Yoga is believed to be able to reduce the frequency of the use of drugs to addicts leave it altogether.

Quoted from page medindia.net research conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India, using the method of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) and meditation in addition to routine treatment to a group of narcotic addicts heroin type.

As many as 84 heroin users undergoing treatment at a clinic for drug dependence treatment center, i.e. National (NDDTC), East Delhi. Treatment is divided into two groups, namely the control group with the standard treatments like farmakoterapi (opioid substitution therapy) and psychosocial intervention.

While the study group received an additional method of SKY over three days. They are also encouraged to practice the technique of SKY at home every day.

The results of the urine test showed that a higher percentage of drug content visible to the user groups that pass through standard treatment rather than a group of practicing yoga.

Overall, the studies showed that the intervention of yoga produces significant changes in the physical, social relations and environmental domains of quality of life. SKY also reduces the frequency of drug use is evident from the results of the examination of the urine compared to a control group who use the treatment as usual.