With rapid economic development and increasing westernization of lifestyle in the past few decades, prevalence of the life style disorders has reached alarming proportions among Indians in the recent years. In 2011, in India there were 62.4 million people with diabetes and 77.2 million people with prediabetes.
Prediabetes should be viewed in the natural history of disordered glucose metabolism rather than as a distinctive clinical entity. Prediabetes is the precursor stage to DM .It is metabolic disease associated with insulin resistance.
As it is metabolic disorder it needs to be corrected with lifestyle modification. Suryanamaskar is such lifestyle modification therapy. Suryanamaskar exerts positive and long-term effect on prediabetes it delays and prevents the disease progress. However, this effects of Suryanamaskar therapy in prediabetes management remain unclear and a matter of debate and research. This article offers a scientific review on positive effect of Suryanamaskar in prediabetes.
KEY WORDS: suryanamaskar, prediabetes , lifestyle disorders.