Blood Pressure

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION)

 

 

What is Hypertension?

 

High blood pressure is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.

 

 

How a person develops hypertension?

 

 

Various conditions and medications can lead to secondary hypertension, including:

·         Kidney problems

·         Thyroid problems

·         Defects in blood vessels (genetically)

·         Certain medication like  birth control pills, antibiotics, pain relievers & prescription drugs

·         Illegal drugs, such as cocaine and amphetamines

·         Excess use of Alcohol

·         Smoking

·         Stress

 

 

How does yoga cures hypertension?

 

Yoga keeps the mind calm, peaceful and cheerful and helps in overcoming depression. and Supplies more oxygen and blood to various organs of the body. So its helps to cure stress and hypertension

What pranayam has to be done for better results?

The counts of the pranayams have to be increased slowly as per your comfort.

 

1.    Bhastrika Pranayam ( 40 – 60 times )

2.    Anulom- Vilom Pranayam ( 40 – 60 times )

3.    Brahmari Pranayam & Udgeet Pranayam ( 5 times each )

4.    Shitali Pranayam ( 20 – 40 times )

5.    Shitkari Pranayam ( 20 – 40 times )

 

Best Asanas for High blood pressure

 

Uttanasana ( 10 – 20 times )

Light arms and leg exercises ( 10 – 20 times )

Pawanmukt Asana ( 10 – 20 times )

 

 

 

Precautions :

 

1.Do not pratice any Asan OR Pranayam in which you don’t feel comfortable.

2.Do not over do the exercises if you feel pain in your body.

3.Start exercises mildly and then increase the repetitions as per your capacity.

4.People suffering from Back pain,Slip disc OR chronic disease should only practise Yoga and other exercises under the expert supervision otherwise do not do it.

5.Pregnant women should only practise Yoga and other exercises only under the supervision of an expert otherwise do not practise any exercise by watching videos or website material.