Role of Kapalabhati and Tratak in school going children w.s.r. to Poor Academic Performance

  • Dr. Mahesh Salimath Ph.D Scholar, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hubli, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. A. S. Prashanth Professor & HOD, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hubli, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Kapalbhati, Trataka, Respiratory System, Intelligence Quotient

Abstract

A sound soul in a healthy body can achieve the over lasting and unabated happiness and bliss, which is the ultimatum of each and every human being, so no gift surpass the gift of life. Shatkarma’s are having multi-systemic benefits on the body. Respiratory system is one among those beneficiary systems. Respiratory system is directly involved in the Kapalabhati. Rate and rhythm of respiration, lung volumes and capacities, breath holding time etc., will get significantly and positively influenced with the practice of Kapalabhati. Kapalabhati is considered as one of the best breathing Exercise, It improves the oxygen circulation throughout the body. As the brain cells receive blood rich in high oxygen content, it enhances the functioning of brain cells improving memory, concentration and efficiency. An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence. IQ is a number meant to measure people cognitive abilities (intelligence) in relation to their age group. Here an attempt is being made to explain the effect of Kapalbhati and Trataka in school going children. With special reference to IQ Level with probable reasoning.

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How to Cite
Dr. Mahesh Salimath, & Dr. A. S. Prashanth. (2018). Role of Kapalabhati and Tratak in school going children w.s.r. to Poor Academic Performance. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 3(06), 153-158. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/551
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Review Article