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'Yoga helped me control weight, manage diabetes'

June 22, 2019 09:20 IST
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We'd asked you, dear readers, to tell us how yoga has benefited you.
reader Bibhuti Mohanty, 45 shares his story.

Bibhuti Mohanty

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I am diabetic since 11 years. My sugar level is quite stable and I take medication regularly.

I used to walk every day for 45 minutes to one hour.

Some time ago, I happened to read an article on yoga in

Just out of curiosity I started doing simple asanas and now it has become my passion.

Whenever I have time to spare at home, I tend to do these asanas.

The results have been very good. My weight is tremendously under control and my neuropathic pain has also reduced.


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