Acidity and back pain are interrelated. When you are suffering from flatulence or gas formation, it forms a pressure on your spine and it causes back pain. People who are working on computer or a desk for prolonged period of time are prone to acidity and back pain. Long periods of sitting in the same position causes stiffness in lumber region and it results in lower back pain.
When you are working in the same position for hours together, your abdominal muscle tend to lax that causes digestive problems like acidity, acid reflux, wind formation or constipation etc. Certain yoga poses are effective in dealing with both the problems together.
Yoga Poses For Acidity And Back Pain
Sitting in Vajra Asana for 3-5 minutes after meals helps to stimulate the digestive system. It also strengthens the spine and relieves back pain. Sit down on a firm mat with your legs folded behind you. Keep your feet at a distance and your butt should rest on your heels. Place your hands on the thighs with palms facing downwards.
Breathe normally, close your eyes and focus on your breathing. Stay in this position for 2-3 minutes. Bend forward, extend your arms in front of you and bend your head to touch the ground. Take two to three long breaths. Relax and come back to sitting position.
Pawanmukta asana helps to expel gas, relieve acidity and it prevents constipation. It also gives you relief from back pain while gently massaging the spine. It can be done with each leg alternately and with both the legs together. In case of acute back pain it is advisable not to perform Pawanmukta Asana with both the legs together.
Lie down straight on your back; place your arms along the sides. Inhale deeply and lift your right leg fold the knee and cross your arms around the leg. Gently press the leg and bring it close to the chest. While exhaling lift your head and touch the knee with your chin. Hold the pose for 5 seconds, lower your head and come back to normal position.
Relax and repeat with the other leg. Do at least 3-5 rounds of Pawanmukta Asana to relieve acidity and back pain. Gradually increase the holding time to 15-20 seconds for full benefit.
Ardhmatsyendra Asana is very useful in treating stomach ailments, liver and kidney problems and diabetes. It relieves tension in the spine and vertebral column, thus providing relief in back pain.
Sit down on a firm mat with your legs stretched in front. Keep your back straight, fold your right leg and cross it over the left leg with your knee facing up. Your foot should be extended in the front. Fold your left leg and place the foot as close to your butt as possible.
Twist your body to the right and wrap your left arm along the right leg and place your right arm behind the back. Turn your neck to right side and look behind your back. In this position your head, shoulder and knee should fall in a straight line. Hold the pose for 5 seconds and come back to starting position. Repeat on the other side.
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