Yoga Postures for 7 Common Health Problems
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Yoga Postures for 7 Common Health Problems

Yoga can be a great solution for multiple health problems faced by the modern man in today’s stressful busy life, which moves at a breakneck speed.

It can cure a disease-ridden body into a hale and hearty human being with a stable happy mind. Yes, that’s the power of Yoga: physical & mental wellbeing of an individual. Yoga postures for some major health problems are listed below:

Yoga Postures for Detox

Yoga Postures for Detox

Yoga can excellently detoxify the body. Detox implies cleansing your system of toxins by boosting metabolism and blood circulation. The major invigorating yoga detox postures could be the ‘Uttkatasana accompanied by a Twist’. It may also be called Twisting Chair. Another one is Marichyasana (Twist of Marichi). The third one is Prasarita Padottanasana. The fourth major detox posture is the Reclined Twist or Supta Matsyendrasana. Most of these postures involve a lot of bending & twisting of the upper body & legs, which activates the waste removal systems of our body, thereby helping our body to get rid of toxins.

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Yoga Postures for Common Cold

Yoga Postures for Common Cold

Common cold, a common problem in chilly weather can also be alleviated through Yoga. The most effective common cold yoga postures are Matsyasana or Fish Pose, Sarvangasana or Shoulder Stand, and Yoga Nidra or Deep Relaxation. These exercises help alleviate congestion in the throat, nasal cavities and lungs, also relieving sinus congestion.

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Yoga Postures for Stress Relief

Yoga Postures for Stress Relief

Yoga postures can greatly calm and relax the mind and body, lowering the stress levels of tensed, overstressed and overworked brains. The best stress relief yoga postures are Mountain Pose or Tadasana, Child Pose or Balasana, Corpse Pose or Savasana, Lotus Pose or Padmasana, Dog facing downward pose or Adho Mukha Svanasana.

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Yoga Postures for Diabetes

Yoga Postures for Diabetes

Yoga can control Diabetes, a common and fatal health problem by stimulating insulin production by strengthening the functionality of the pancreas. The most effective yoga postures for Diabetes are Halasana or Plough posture, Sarvangasana or Shoulder Stand and Ardha Matsyendrasana or Spinal Twist (Half).

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Yoga Postures for Knee Pain

Yoga Postures for Knee Pain

Joint pain, a debilitating and household problem for the aging population can also be tackled through yogic postures or Asanas. The most widely used joint pain relief postures are Veerasana, Makrasana, Tadasana and Triangle Pose.

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Yoga Postures for All-round Immunity

Yoga Postures for All-round Immunity

Your immunity is your body’s natural power to fight against diseases, and can be boosted through the following yoga postures: Bhujangasana or Cobra Posture, Child’s Posture, Bow Posture, Plow Posture, Headstand and Handstand.

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Yoga Postures for Weight Loss

Yoga Postures for Weight Loss

If you think you need to work on your fitness to lose weight, try yoga postures like Surya Namaskar, Cobra Posture, Warrior Posture, Bow Posture and Side Bends to lose the extra fat. These exercises boost metabolism and burn fat.

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