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AAYMM to hold its first seminar on April 28 at TMC

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The newly released 2016 Yoga in America study, conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance, shows that the number of US yoga practitioners has increased to more than 36 million, up from 20.4 million in 2012.

Medical research in the last three decades has clearly shown either suitable evidence that the use of yoga and meditation in medical practice enhances patient care. Whether it is where pain control is needed, hypertension needs to be controlled, quality of life needs to be improved in HIV patients are decreasing suffering in terminal cancer patients yoga and meditation have been shown by scientific studies to play discrete role in each of these instances.

The American Academy for Yoga and meditation in medicine is a physician organization that coordinates research, academic discussions, conducts yearly symposia and helps disseminate latest research about yoga and meditation amongst physicians. One of the important missions of this organization is to help physicians understand and bring to practice the latest research in yoga and meditation. As part of this mission it organizes yoga clinics, CME for physicians on yoga therapy, holds a yearly research symposium to disseminate knowledge about yoga and meditation among the practicing physicians.

Dr. Basu Ray who is the President of AAYMM and a Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and a former faculty in Medicine (Cardiology): Harvard Medical School. His research centers on the use of meditation and yoga in modern medicine particularly heart diseases says; “ Tremendous knowledge has been garnered on the use of yoga and meditation not only to keep people healthy but also to intervene in disease states like heart disease and cancers both to prevent them as well as to decrease sufferings. Our intention is to make physicians in this country cognizant of that and also teach them how to use them in their daily clinical practice.”

AAYMM will be holding its first of a series seminar on April 28, at the Mitchell Research Building’s, Onstead auditorium in the TMC, 6550 Bertner Avenue at 6 PM. Prof Konstantin Korotkov of Russia will be presenting a lecture on, “The application of a Novel Electrophonic Imaging Technology to Determine Health from Different Disease states including Cancer and Heart Diseases.” CGI Dr. Anupam Ray will be the chief guest at the event and the program will be supported by MD Anderson Cancer Center and Life in Yoga Institute.

This will be a free event, but registration is required @ goo.gl/y6jeOB. Healthcare professionals, researchers and those interested in holistic medicine who seek to be well informed on understanding the human system as a communication system that goes far beyond conventional medicine based on internal and external coherence are encouraged to attend.


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