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ISRN Neurology
Volume 2012, Article ID 153745, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/153745
Research Article

Decreased Nocturnal Awakenings in Young Adults Performing Bikram Yoga: A Low-Constraint Home Sleep Monitoring Study

1Sleep Division, Neurology Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wang 720, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1133, One Brookings Dr., St. Louis, MO 63130, USA

Received 12 December 2011; Accepted 24 January 2012

Academic Editor: N. Bresolin

Copyright © 2012 Ravi S. Kudesia and Matt T. Bianchi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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