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Yoga for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Yoga has been associated with improvements in numerous cardiovascular risk factors and has the potential to address the unmet needs of current cardiovascular prevention strategies. Large and well-designed clinical trials are needed to assess the benefits of yoga across the spectrum of cardiovascular diseases and to provide the evidence required for its widespread implementation.

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Prabhakaran, D., Chandrasekaran, A.M. Yoga for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Nat Rev Cardiol 17, 536–537 (2020).

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