Yoga, meditation may not help in curing asthma

Last Updated: Jun 03, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: A new study suggests that meditation and yoga can be of little help in improving asthma.

According to the researchers, yoga can be advised as an alternative to breathing exercises for patients suffering from asthma.

Asthma is defined as a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult.

Researchers of the report examined 14 previously published studies to determine the effectiveness of yoga in treating asthma.

(With Agency inputs)