Yoga For High blood Pressure (HYPERTENSION)

By on January 1, 2013
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Therapeutic Advantages

  1. This  exercise helps to keep the mental stability and also helps to develop mental concentration.
  2. For those who suffer from leg pain, doing this exercise helps to tone up the leg muscles and reduces the knee and joints pain.

Vajrasana yoga

Vajrasana

‘Vajra’ refers to ‘diamond’ and this yogic posture resembles diamond.  More particularly, this exercise is very useful and invaluable as it retains youthfulness and vigor.  The entire body becomes strong like a diamond.

Technique

  1. Fold the knees as shown in picture. Place the hands in the middle as in yoga mudra position.  Yoga mudra is the highest form of meditation.  In fact, Lord Buddha meditated in this posture for spiritual attainment.
  2. Ensure that the head, the back, wrist are straight.
  3. The entire body weight should ret on the heels
  4. Close the eyes and start meditation.

Therapeutic Advantages

  1. As explained earlier, this exercise provides youthfulness and vigor.  The body becomes more and more strong.
  2. This exercise is recommended for those who are suffering from weakness of semen and vigor.
  3. Practicing this exercise helps to cure heart disease.
  4. This exercise gives mental equilibrium and develops concentration.

Ushtrasana yoga

Ushtrasana:  (Camel Posture)

Technique

  1. Sit in Vajrasana
  2. Exhale slowly and get up and place the right palm over right heel and left palm over the left heel.  The back should be straight.
  3. Keep the neck stretched back
  4. Stay in this position for about 30 seconds with normal breathing.
  5. Release the hands slowly one by one and resume the normal position.

Therapeutic Advantages

  1. This asana gives more exercise to the shoulder and to back, hence it helps to cure stiffness in the back and shoulder pain.
  2. This exercise helps to increase memory power and concentration.
  3. This exercise helps to reduce thirst and strain of the body.
  4. Helps to strengthen spinal column.
  5. Helps to cure kidney disorders.

Ekapada Uttanasana yoga

Ekapada Uttanasana

Technique

  1. While lying down on your back with feet together, hands by your side, as you inhale, slowly raise the right leg up till 90 degree(without bending the knee)or as far as possible
  2. Hold for a count of 5 then slowly exhaling, bring the leg down. Then do the same leg. Repeat 6 times (do not bend the knees-do not raise the leg on the floor to raise the other leg further-perfectly synchronize breathing with leg movement

 

Setu Bandhasana

Setu Bandhasana

Technique

  1. Lying down on the back, bend both legs, bringing heels as close to body as possible, with feet a little apart, and knees apart
  2. Hold heels with both hands. Inhaling, raise the waist alone as high as possible
  3. Hold for a count of 5 and exhaling, bring the waist down
  4. Repeat 6 times

Bhujangasana yoga

Bhujangasana(cobra pose)

In Sanskrit ‘Bhuja’ refers to ‘upper arm’ and ‘Bhujanga’ means a ‘serpent’.  This exercise resembles a large snake.  Hence it is termed as Bhujangasana.

Technique

  1. Lie down on the ground with face downward.  2.  Keep the palm on the ground beside the chest.
  2. Inhale slowly and raise the hand and trunk as in the shape of hood of the Cobra.
  3. Hold in this position for few seconds and take normal breath
  4. Exhale slowly and come back to normal position.

Caution:   Those who are suffering from stiffness in spinal column are advised to practice this exercise slowly.

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17 Comments

  1. Dr Iqbal KM

    January 2, 2013 at 6:55 am

    All the best Regards Iqbal KM

    • ethnichealth

      January 2, 2013 at 7:01 am

      Thankyou

  2. varghesekutty

    January 2, 2013 at 5:56 am

    It is very good to give this wonderful knowledge

    • ethnichealth

      January 2, 2013 at 6:59 am

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  3. sinish

    January 2, 2013 at 7:39 am

    Excellent article

    • ethnichealth

      January 2, 2013 at 8:13 am

      Thankyou :)

  4. DR:Shajunnisa siddiqui

    January 2, 2013 at 9:22 am

    good one..very helpful ..thank u for sharing keep on goig

    • ethnichealth

      January 2, 2013 at 9:38 am

      Thanks for the support.

  5. niaz

    January 2, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    Good

    • ethnichealth

      January 2, 2013 at 1:05 pm

      Credit goes to Dr. Apsara who had contributed the content :)

  6. Dr sonia

    January 2, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    wow great article..waiting for more articles…

    • ethnichealth

      January 3, 2013 at 12:53 am

      Thanks Dr Sonia for the support :)

  7. sharfuddeen.rp

    January 3, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    good one thankyou

    • ethnichealth

      January 3, 2013 at 3:56 pm

      Thanks for the comment :)

  8. Hameed

    January 28, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    Very Good…. thanks alot….

  9. phyrosekhan

    February 8, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    Thanks a lot for the basic yogasana

  10. Azghar

    February 19, 2013 at 4:11 am

    Very good

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