Efficacy of Yogic Practices in Patient with Conductive Deafness and Secretory Otitis Media : A Case Study

  • Dinesh Kumar Sharma Ex Ayurveda Consultant, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi, India
  • Guru Deo Assistant Professor (Yoga Therapy), Department of Yoga Therapy, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi, India.
  • Satyendra Kumar Singh Yoga Therapist, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi, India.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Deafness, Hearing loss, OM chanting, Pranayama, Case study, Yoga


Otitis Media characterized by a non-purulent effusion in the middle ear, commonly follows Eustachian tube obstruction, where majority of cases associated with upper respiratory tract infection or allergic rhinitis. Having sense of fullness or numbness in head and deafness as primary symptoms. As in this case, patient had gradual hearing loss, sense of fullness and pressure feeling in his both ears, which started after a rhinitis infection in early days of January 2019. After having a few courses of medications and bilateral Myringotomy done, patient opted Individual Yoga therapy session at Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) for a possible healing. The Yoga protocol designed for the patient has given a great emphasis on improving the functioning of ears and nose. Indian traditional practices of Yogic Sukshama Vyayama, Yogasana and Pranayama on hearing loss is found to be effective, as patient recovered from hearing loss and sense of fullness. There are Yogic Sukshama Vyayama, Yogasana and Pranayama which enhance the functioning of upper respiratory tract and ear significantly. The effects of these practices can be studied scientifically.


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Dinesh Kumar Sharma, Guru Deo, & Satyendra Kumar Singh. (2022). Efficacy of Yogic Practices in Patient with Conductive Deafness and Secretory Otitis Media : A Case Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(1), 379 - 384. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1556
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