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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18-21

Yoga and naturopathy -based lifestyle during quarantine for the prevention of COVID-19: A pilot cohort study


1 Department of Research, Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Naturopathy, Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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A Mooventhan
Department of Research, Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/ym.ym_23_20

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Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by a novel coronavirus (CoV) known as severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV-2. It is transmitted through infected patients' droplet and contact. Individuals with chronic cardiorespiratory diseases are mostly affected. Yoga and naturopathy are commonly employed in the prevention and management of cardiorespiratory diseases. This is the first-ever study conducted to find the impact of yoga and naturopathy-based lifestyle (YNBLS) on frequency of conversion of positive cases during COVID-19 quarantine period. Material and Methods: In this pilot cohort study, 43 participants those who had exposure with COVID-19-positive case (self-quarantined individuals) and adopted YNBLS after exposure were observed till the COVID-19 swab test results had come. Results: Of 43-participants' swab-test for COVID-19, none of the participant test has turned into positive for COVID-19. Conclusion: Results suggest that adopting YNBLS during the quarantine period might be considered as an effective strategy for the prevention of COVID-19.


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