Health

Control hypertension with exercises

Almost every family has at least one person who has hypertension and takes medicine or pills to keep it under control. Hypertension increases the risk of heart stroke or failure and kidney diseases. It is even referred to as a ‘silent killer.’ Hypertension is found in one out of three adults in the US.

In a layman’s language, it is high blood pressure. To control it, there are several ways, but the most efficient way is Yoga and Pranayam. Yoga helps in controlling the hypertension symptoms naturally.

Listed below are some yoga exercises for controlling hypertension:

  • Headstand: This asana helps in normalizing blood circulation, thereby relieving stress and tiredness.
  • Diamond pose: This helps in controlling obesity and increases blood flow to the lower parts of the body.
  • Forward bend pose: It helps in reducing fatty deposits in the lower part of the body, in turn allowing weight loss.
  • Corpse pose: It helps in relieving depression and stimulating blood circulation.
  • Easy pose: This asana helps in reducing hypertension symptoms by making one’s body and mind happy and joyful.
  • Sitting half spinal twisted: It stimulates the heart and the nervous system, thereby helping to regularize hypertension symptoms.
  • Bound Angle Pose: It improves the circulation of blood throughout the body.
  • One-legged Forward Bend: It helps in effective weight loss and stabilizes the hypertension signs.
  • Supported bridge pose: It energizes the kidney and pacifies the nervous system, thereby helping in alleviating hypertension symptoms.
  • Half Plough Pose: It helps to burn fat in thighs and lower abdomen, ultimately helping in regulating hypertension problems.

Yoga exercises involve breathing willfully and deeply in synchronization with body movements. Yoga pacifies the nerves and helps in slowing down the abnormal heart rate. It helps in reducing health problems like heart attack and heart stroke by increasing your immunity. In short, it helps in regularizing the body weight and ultimately lowering and controlling hypertension symptoms.

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