Certain yoga’s increases blood pressure, strengthens the nervous system, tones the digestive system, strengthens arteries, & corrects the flow of blood in the body.
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Start Yoga session with Warm-up
Most of the Yoga Masters insisted not to practice yoga poses straight away, instead they emphasized to do some warm-up exercises before the yoga session.
Hypotension yoga an introduction
As per alternative medicine, blood pressure is related with the healthy digestive system, kidney (organ that is responsible for liquid retention and removable) and adrenal gland (gland responsible for fight and freight reaction).
Yoga is beneficial for low blood pressure: Ardha Matsyendrasana, Child pose and Paschimotasana.
Breathing exercise for low blood pressure: Bhastrika Pranayam.
Ardha Matsyendrasana as low blood pressure yoga
This hypotension yoga massage the pancreas, kidneys, stomach, small intestines, liver, and gall bladder and it can cleanse, rejuvenate, and enhance vitality of the whole body. This yoga can regulate the secretion of adrenaline and bile. Therefore, it is recommendable for the yogic management of blood pressure irregularities, diabetes, sinusitis, hay fever, bronchitis, constipation, menstrual disorders and urinary tract disorders.
- Kneel and sit on your feet with your heels pointing outward.
- Then sit to the right of your feet, as illustrated.
- Lift your left leg over your right, placing the foot against the outside of the right knee. Bring your right heel in close to your buttocks. Keep the spine erect.
- Stretch your arms out to the sides at shoulder level, and twist around to the left.
- Now bring the right arm down on the outside of the left knee and hold your left foot with your right hand, placing your left hand on the floor behind you. As you exhale, twist as far as possible to the left. Look over the left shoulder.
- In addition, repeat the same with right leg over left bring left arm to hold the right foot.
Child pose as low blood pressure yoga
- Kneel and sit on the feet with the heels pointing outward. The knees should separate, about the width of the hips.
- Place the forehead on the floor then swing the arms forward.
- Rest the forehead on the floor then brings the arms around and to the sides, palms facing upward.
Paschimotasana as low blood pressure yoga
This low blood pressure yoga is good for those suffering from low blood pressure, diabetes, hyperacidity, and migraine. It stimulates the functioning of the internal organs like liver, pancreas, and kidney.
- Keep the legs straight and close without bending the knee. Keep the hands up and inhale.
- Bend forward and touch the toes by slowly releasing the breath.
- Try to maintain the final posture as long as feel convenient, increasing the duration slowly every day.
- Repeat this low blood pressure yoga for two-three times.
Bhastrika Pranayam for low blood pressure treatment
Pranayama deals with controlled breathing, a method of controlling prana or life force through the regulation of breathing. It is the breathing control process of inhalation, exhalation and the retention of vital energy.
Take deep breaths in and then completely breathe out.
Duration: Do it for at least 2 minutes and maximum of 5 minutes.
Benefit to the lungs, heart, depression, brain, migraine, and nerves.
Finish Yoga session with Savasana
Well experience Yoga Guru’s always end a yoga session with a totally relaxing yoga pose called as “Savasana,” it helps to gain the most from the yoga poses you have just done. Furthermore, make you more relaxed, very simple asana but very difficult to attain perfection.
Is low blood pressure yoga safe?
Yoga has well been tolerating in studies, with few side effects reported in healthy people. Yoga poses that put pressure on the uterus, such as an abdominal exercise, should avoid during pregnancy. People with disc disease, fragile or atherosclerotic neck arteries, a risk of blood clots, extremely high or low blood pressure, glaucoma, retinal detachment, ear problems, severe osteoporosis, or cervical spondylitis should avoid some yoga poses. Certain yoga breathing techniques should avoid in people with heart or lung disease.