Yoga for Hypertension By Mr.Devang Shah HELP TALKS Video

October 9, 2019 0 By Jose Scott

Yoga can help hypertension patients What is blood pressure ? Normal BP is 120(Systole)/80(Diastole) Flexibility of arteries reduces as a person grows older, When arteries harden heart exerts more force to pump the blood resulting in increase in blood pressure. What are normal, prehypertension, stage 1 or stage 2 values of hypertension At the prehypertension stage, Yoga can help to bring back hypertension to normal levels At stage 1 if the patient doesn’t take corrective measures, stage 2 hypertension can set in. Medication and change in lifestyle is required at this stage. Stage 2 hypertension When hypertension is left untreated it may cause damage to many organs of the body The eyes, heart, kidneys get affected. The effect of hypertension is felt in the Nervous system and the Endocrine System. Main causes of hypertension are stress, lifestyle and certain medications like NSAIDs Preventable factors are smoking and stress Diabetes and Obesity are also linked to high blood pressure Warm up practices in Yoga for muscles and joints These are part of the Sookshma Vyayam Baro receptors measure pressure in the carotid arteries in the neck. 4 types of neck movements to loosen muscles in the neck Feet Exercises 100 rounds of butterfly movements Back movements – Swiss clock movement Asanas which are effective for blood pressure – Adhomukha Shwanasan, Hasta Padasan, Baddha Konasana, Viparit Karni or inverted pose, Halasana. Pranayams or Breathing Exercises like Anulom Vilom, Brahmari and Sheetali Pranayams. Meditation like Shavasan