Table 4: Oxygenation, heart rate, and blood pressure at baseline and after the 12-week medical yoga intervention.

Before interventionAfter intervention Difference between study groups regarding change in symptoms
Control groupYoga group value Control groupYoga group valueMean difference
95% CI
value

SaO296 ± 296 ± 20.41996 ± 196 ± 10.657−0.7 [−1.9–0.6]0.289
Heart rate79 ± 1374 ± 100.20678 ± 1271 ± 90.0671.8 [−5.6–9.2]0.623
Blood pressure, systolic145 ± 24139 ± 200.402126 ± 19132 ± 290.513−11 [−23–0.1]0.050
Blood pressure, diastolic89 ± 888 ± 120.61382 ± 1082 ± 120.905−1 [−7.7–5.2]0.569

Data are presented as mean ± SD. values refer to the difference between the control group and the yoga group (unpaired Student’s -test, ). Control group, and yoga group, . CI: confidence interval; SaO2: peripheral oxygen saturation.