Potency of Yoga Therapy on Physiological Variables in Male’s Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)

Life Sciences-Yoga & Naturopathy


  • Sudhan P Research Scholar, Department of Physical Education, NIT, Puducherry, India. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2542-1365
  • Babu Subbiah Sports Officer, Department of Physical Education, NIT, Puducherry, India.
  • Narendran Rajagopalan Associate Professor, Department of computer Science & Engineering, NIT, Puducherry, India
  • Rajeev Sukumaran Professor, Directorate of Learning & Development SRMIST, Tamilnadu, India
  • Janaki G Associate Professor, Directorate of Learning & Development, SRMIST, Tamilnadu, India
  • M Radhakrishnan Associate Professor, Directorate of Learning & Development, SRMIST, Tamilnadu, India
  • Suresh Perumal Assistant Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  • Prema Nagesh Yoga Teacher, Vyaniti Yoga Center, Oman,
  • L. Kalpana Yoga Teacher, Athma Gnanalayam, Tamilnadu, India.




Yoga Therapy, Diabetes Peripheral Neuropathy, physiological Variables, paired sample t-test.


Peripheral neuropathy, a form of nerve damage brought on by diabetes and abnormally high blood sugar, was one of the chronic consequences. Studies reveal that the prevalence of Diabetes Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is high and riskier in Males than Females. Also, DPN participants have been examined crucially for physiological variables such as systolic and diastolic blood pressure and body mass index. This study aimed to analyze the potency of Yoga therapy on physiological variables in Males of the age group 35 to 70 having DPN. Yoga connects a person's physical, mental, and spiritual aspects to enhance their health and well-being. It has been proven to treat neurological diseases using Yoga therapy by combining the practice of focused posture (asana), controlled breathing (Pranayama), and meditation. Studies proved 30 males with DPN, 15 in each group, were chosen for the study from the Chennai & Chengalpattu district, Tamilnadu, India. The Experimental Group, Group-I, received a Yoga therapy practice and the control group, Group II, underwent it without any practice. The 12-week training period, six days per week, an hour in the morning. Paired sample t-test was conducted to analyze the data. The calculated 't' value of systolic, diastolic and BMI are 3.486, 2.828, and 1.060, respectively, for Group I and -0.371, -1.547, and -1.792 for Group II. The result shows that the negative t value of Group II shows no significant change in the physiological variables, and Group I data shows a significant improvement in the physiological variables. The calculated 't' value is greater than the table value of 2.14 with a degree of freedom of 14, except for BMI. An extension of the training period is suggested to improve the BMI value. This research study reveals that Yoga Therapy was a significantly more effective treatment for DPN. 


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How to Cite

P, S. ., Subbiah, B. ., Rajagopalan, N. ., Sukumaran, R. ., G, J., Radhakrishnan, M., Perumal, S. ., Nagesh, P. ., & Kalpana, L. . (2023). Potency of Yoga Therapy on Physiological Variables in Male’s Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN): Life Sciences-Yoga & Naturopathy. International Journal of Life Science and Pharma Research, 13(2), L74-L87. https://doi.org/10.22376/ijlpr.2023.13.2.L74-L87



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