Yoga for Patients With Epilepsy
Recruitment status was Recruiting
To establish the safety and feasibility of having patients with epilepsy perform yoga.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Is Yoga Safe for Patients With Epilepsy?|
- Improvement in quality of life assessments.
- Improvement in mood.
- Improvement in seizure control.
|Study Start Date:||October 2003|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2004|
Subjects will keep logs of seizure frequency prior to, during, and following training in a yoga regimen. Instruction in the yoga regimen will occur at BIDMC, and home practice following classroom instruction will occur as part of the study. Side effects, changes in seizure frequency, and quality of life assessments will be performed.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00179452
|Contact: Kaarkuzhali Krishnamurthy, MDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Robyn Stilesemail@example.com|
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215|
|Contact: Kaarkuzhali B Krishanmurthy, MD 617-667-4088 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Robyn Stiles 617-667-5387 email@example.com|
|Sub-Investigator: Jennifer Johnston|
|Sub-Investigator: Ann Wohlhueter|
|Sub-Investigator: Jeff Dusek, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Kaarkuzhali Krishanmurthy, MD||Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|