S. No.

Parameters

Before Pranayama

After 3 months of Pranayama

t value

P Value

Blood Pressure (mm Hg)

Mean Value

S. D.

Mean Value

S. D.

1

Basal
B. P.

Systolic

119

6.3

118

4.86

1.6

Insignificant

Diastolic

76.4

5.71

76.4

4.88

0

Insignificant

2

B.P. after Hand dip in 4° C water for 1 min.

Systolic

139

8.83

134

5

2.94

Significant (p<0.01)

Diastolic

91

7.5

88

4.82

4.74

Significant (p<0.01)

3

Rise in Blood Pressure

Systolic

19.24

4.17

15.71

2.85

6.4

Significant (p<0.01)

Diastolic

14.67

2.85

11.62

1.86

5.6

Significant (p<0.01)

Table 3: Table showing changes in blood pressure in mm Hg during cold pressor test in hyper-reactors before and after three months pranayama.