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When bp is 140/100 what yoga can one practise to lower the high blood pressure? plz advise
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Judy: when you find an answer pls post it there are many of us Yogis who would like to know...

Niranjan: Pl go through this link
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Yasmine: Naadi shuddhi stabilizes blood pressure.Shavasana,shashankasana and Ujjayi breathing is recommended

Anusha: Calming the nerves and brain will control hight blood pressure.
Forward bends are fundamental asanas to be practised by people with high BP. But while doing forward bends use the support of blanket,bolsters. Frontal brain is pacified and blo...od flow to the brain is regularized with forward bends.
Standing Asanas : Uttanasana and Adhomukha Svanasana - When these two poses are practiced, the blood flows more freely into the aortic arch and the carotid sinuses. These are forward bending standing asanas.
Supine Poses : Supta Baddhakonasana and Supta Padangusthasana - These asanas allow abdominal region to spread and relax. This relaxation is not only beneficial to the entire organic body, but is also soothing on the nerves.
Sitting asanas : Baddhakonasana, Virasana and Upavista Konasana - these poses owing to their erect position, soften the diaphragm and remove tension from the ribs and the muscles.
Inversions : Halasana, Setubandha Sarvangasana and Viparita Karani - rejuvenates the nerves.
Svanasana and pranayama helps to control the automatic nervous system. As you withdraw your mind and senses of perception, blood pressure is controlled.
Be sure to get advice from a trained teacher.


H Lucy: remember to hold out the breath in every breathing exercise rather than holding in breath. Holding in can aggravate high bp. Holding out until the time it is absolutely necessary to take a breath is beneficial to all and is the only time in... life that your lungs can go loose and relax. Hold out for as long as possible allowing the exhaled breath to diffuse away and you get more clean oxygen in on your next in breath instead of taking back in what you exhaled out. Remember when you wash clothes you wring out as much dirty water as possible before rinsing with clean water....it is the same with breath and your body....om

Amit: Asana- Shavasana; Pranayam-Deep breathing and more important is observing the breadth-pran with gratitude that it is the gift of God.

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Blood Pressure is the common problem which is faced by many people in the world. If you are face the health issue of high blood pressure, then you can practice the yoga in your daily routine to maintain the blood pressure. Once you started the yoga in your life, then it will be the best thing you can do for your life. If you need a knowledge about yoga aspects, then you can join the Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh which helps you in knowing the deep aspects of yoga.

Here are the yoga poses for lower down or maintain the blood pressure:

  • Bound Angle Pose
  • Bridge Pose
  • Corpse Pose
  • Downward Facing Dog Pose
  • Dolphin Pose
  • Hero Pose
  • Legs Up the Wall
  • Seated Forward Bend

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