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Bikram Yoga and Asthma

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2006 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00410098
First Posted: December 12, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
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Hadassah Medical Organization
December 10, 2006
December 12, 2006
July 25, 2007
June 2007
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prevent exercise induced asthma and improve lung function tests
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Bikram Yoga and Asthma
The Influence of Bikram Yoga (39 Degree Celsius Heat and 60% Humidity) on Basic Lung Function Tests,Bronchial Challenges and Pulmonary-Heart Endurance in Young Asthmatic Adults.
Cold and dry air induce exercise induced asthma. Yoga training may improve lung function tests. Bikram Yoga (heat 39 degree Celsius and humidity 60%)training may improve both lung function tests and bronchial hyperreactivity (to exercise and adenosine 5'monophosphate).
15 young adults with exercise induced asthma and 10 healthy young adults will participate in 2 months taining of Bikram Yoga in Tel Aviv. They will perform sessions of 90 minutes training at least 5 times a week. Lung function tests, bronchial challenges (exercise and AMP) and progressive exercise test will be performed before and after the 2 month training at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem in the asthmatic patients. Healthy adults will perform only lung function tsts and progressive exercise before and after training.
Interventional
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Asthmatics
Behavioral: Bikram Yoga
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • controlled asthma
  • age 18-30 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • heart,
  • hypertension,
  • kidney disease,
  • chronic lung disease,
  • oxygen dependence
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
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NCT00410098
bikramasthma-HMO-CTIL
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Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Avraham AVITAL, MD, Prof Hadassah Medical Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
December 2006

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