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September 06, 2004

Yoga Not Substitute for Aerobics, Biofeedback for Asthma Patients

"Practising yoga is good for making your body supple but does not help to control weight and is an inadequate substitute for vigorous exercise, according to the results of a recent study."

"Biofeedback training aimed at increasing heart rate variability appears to allow asthma patients to reduce the amount inhaled steroid drugs they need to control their symptoms, researchers report."

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