Yoga For High Blood Pressure

The scientific term for High blood pressure is “hypertension”. The frequency of high pressure in adults has increased tremendously. Previously we could see only very elderly persons suffering from this disease.

High Blood Pressure

But now-a-days, even the middle aged and the young people are also suffering from this problem. The predominant reason behind this is the excessive amount of stress and pressure that every people are facing today. Apart from that, our eating habits have also changed greatly, and we are mostly depending on fast foods and fatty foods. This is leading to obesity, and obesity is also one of the most important causes of hypertension or high blood pressure.

If you are suffering from high blood pressure, you should definitely consult a doctor, but the medicines which are prescribed by the doctor are very powerful, and they have many side effects associated with them. So, apart from using medicines, you can also do some yoga exercises, to keep your heart naturally healthy, so that one day you can reduce you high pressure medicine intake. So, here are some of the very effective yoga asana, which can help you to do away with your problem of high blood pressure.

Adho Mukha Svanasana Yoga For High Blood Pressure

Adho mukha svanasana is also known as downward dog exercise. To start the yoga, first sit on the floor with your knees bend towards the back, below your buttocks. Then, put both your palms on the floor, and keep them shoulder wide apart. After that, slowly lift your back while sitting on your knees, and form a structure like a four legged animal.

After that slowly lift your knees a little bit above the ground and try to lift your back also. After lifting your back, try to form a V-shaped structure by pushing up your back. Your hands should touch the floor, and they should remain shoulder length apart, and your feet should also touch the ground, and they should remain hip length wide apart. Remain in this position for some seconds, and then come back to the original position after a little while.

Adho mukha svanasana

Viparita Karani Yoga For High Blood Pressure

This yoga helps in normalizing the blood flow in the body, and keeps the heart healthy. First lie down on the floor, on your side. You may lie down on any side (right or left) as per your convenience. Now, keep your upper body perpendicular to the wall, and extend both your legs to any one side, so that they remain parallel to the wall. Then slowly fold your legs and bring the knees towards your chest.

After that, slowly lift your lower back a little, and move your legs and put them straight on the wall. And while doing this, keep your hands steadily on the floor, on the sides of the body. Remain in this posture for as long as you can, and when you feel discomfort, just release the pose. To come back, gently fold your legs and bring the knees on your chest, and then roll to any one side of your body, just as you did at the beginning.

Viparita Karani Yoga

Savasana Yogs For High Blood Pressure

Savasana is also known as the corpse pose. This asana relaxes the whole body, normalizes the blood flow, and makes you feel rejuvenated. This asana should be done at the end of every other asana, and it can be easily performed by everybody. To do this asana, lie down on your back and spread apart your legs, and arms, and keep the palms facing towards the sky.

Let loose every part of the body and then slowly rotate your feet for some time. After that slowly move your head from side to side, this will relax your spine, and will release the tension from there. Then breathe in and tighten every part of your body. Keep breathing and keep the body tight, stay in this position for a few seconds and then gently loose the body. This will initiate fresh blood flow in your body. After that, starting from your feet try to convince yourself, that every part of your body is very relaxed and calm.

Savasana asana

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