Yoga to Combat and Prevent COVID-19

  • Gopal Krushna Pal Programme Director, Advance Centre for Yoga, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, INDIA.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis. The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world and subsequent lockdown in almost all countries have resulted the entire population being forced into confinement. Along with isolation due to lockdown, financial deficiency in the family, business slowdown, job insecurity, salary cut-down, the fear of acquiring infection and uncertainty of children education and their future during COVID have culminated in a life full of tremendous stress. Combining work while living in the family and working at home has thrown up challenges hitherto unnoticed and undocumented. While it will take time to gauge the gravity of the impact on society’s mental and emotional health, exercise, yoga, music, dance and art are the disciplines that have offered promises on how to maintain one’s physical and emotional equilibrium. Read More...

How to Cite
Pal, G. K. (2020). Yoga to Combat and Prevent COVID-19. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Physiology, 7(2), 46-47.