OM GAN GANPATAYE NAMAH.
Yoga is an ancient Indian body of knowledge that dates back more than 5000 years ago. The word "Yoga" came from the Sanskrit word "yuj" which means "to unite or integrate." Today ,interest in heath consciousness is attracting people from all over the world to earn better health in body and contentment in mind. now a days people are looking towords natural ways of approch in health & happiness.This search has brought YOGA in our daliy life.Yoga keeps our inner body and inner mind clean & clear to lead a life of benevolence. The practice of Yoga Exercises or Asanas can improve your health, increase your resistance, and develope your mental awareness. Doing the Yoga Poses requires you to study each pose and execute it slowly as you control your body and your mind.

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Yoga for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Adho Mukha Virasana (Down facing hero's pose)
Quietens the mind and reduces tension.
It reduces fat around the thighs & calves.

Method-
1) Sit in Virasan.
2) Bend forward and rest on the floor.
3) Touch your forehead to ground.
4) Straighten both hands in front of your head by touching both palms toghether.

Duration and Repetitions-
1) Maintain the pose for 30 to 60 secs.
2) Repeat the pose for 2 times.

Supta badhha konasana (cobbler pose in lying position)
Tranquillizes Mind
Lowers blood pressure

Method-
1)Sit in badhha konasana.
2)Slowly lie on the back so that your back & head touches the floor.
3)wWith the help of hands hold ankles & pull them up,so that the heels touches anal region.
4)Put both hand below thighs with palm facing to upwards.
5)Try to touch your knees to the floor.
6)Maintain the pose & breath normally
7)Exhale & return to original position.

Duration & repetation-
1)Maintain the pose for upto 60 secs.
2)Repeate it for 2 or 3 times


Janu Shirsasana (Head to knee pose)
Tones complete spine and abdomen.
Reduces strain and stress.

Method-
1) Sit in Dandasana.
2) Bend right knee horizontally, place right foot against the left foot as high as possible.
3) Twist towards left with back straight and bring trunk in line with left leg.
4) Exhale and then bend trunk and arm forward to hold sides of foor of extended leg.
5) Allow the head to touch left knee if possible.
6) Do not force to touch your head to knee.
7) Maintain the pose and breathe normally.
8) Repeat to other side also.

Durations and Repetitions-
1) Maintain the pose for 20 to 30 secs.
2) Repeat the pose for 1 or 2 times

Anulom Vilom Pranayam

Method-
1) Sit in padmasana,virasana or sukhasana.
2) Keep back erect.
3) Keep neck erect.
4) Shoulders behind.
5) With right hand,close index finger & middle finger.
6) Keep right hand thumb for controlling right nostril.
7) Keep right ring finger for controlling left nostril.
8) Now the actual procedure-
a) Breathe in through left nostril
b) Breathe out through right nostril
c) Breathe in through right nostril
d) Breathe out through left nostril.
This is one cycle.

Do this pramayam with closing eyes and with full concentration.

Duration &Repetation-
1) 20 -30 cycles = 1 set
2) so do 2-3 sets per day

Dhyan mediation

It lowers blood pressure & pulse rate.
Gives you good & sound sleep.

Method-
1) Sit in sukhasan.
2) Join both palms to form namaskar pose in front of chest.
3) Close your eyes,& concentrate in between mid eyebrows.
4) Breath normaly
5) Relax your mind.

Duration -
Maintain the pose for 5-10 mins.




2 comments:

VegiePlatter said...

Hi,
Is there a post here? Or am I missing something?

Dr.Aparna S. Pattewar said...

Hi there,
no there is no post in this section.but sure will be there soon.

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