Yoga always plays an important role to control high blood pressure naturally. But there are some yoga poses to avoid with high blood pressure patient or take an expert advice before practicing it. Let’s check them out one by one
Yoga and High Blood Pressure
Yoga is always good to cure and prevent health problems. Regular practice of yoga exercises boosts your metabolism, loses weight, tone your body, improves concentration, brings flexibility, boost the immune system, control your blood pressure, blood sugar and improves the function of body organs. In short, yoga keeps you away from your doctor.
Reasons to Avoid
As we read in our previous article that in high blood pressure condition, the pressure of blood flow through arteries is higher than the normal pressure which puts extra strain on your wall of blood vessels (arteries). It may lead to serious health complications like heart attack, stroke, dementia and kidney problems.
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The same things happen in the inverted position of yoga exercises. In the inverted position, your head comes below the heart. In this position, the blood flows from your legs to head increases which put extra pressure on your blood vessels of the heart. It may lead to stroke, heart attack, feeling fullness, shortness of breath, faint and feeling dizzy. Hence you should aware of below yoga poses to avoid with high blood pressure.
Yoga Poses to Avoid With High Blood Pressure
1. Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)
More Details – Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) Steps and Benefits
2. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog Yoga Pose)
More Details – Adho Mukha Svanasana Benefits and Steps
3. Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand Yoga Pose)
More Details – Sarvangasana, Shoulderstand Benefits, and Steps
4. Shirshasana (Headstand Yoga Pose)
More Details – Shirshasana Headstand Yoga pose Steps and Benefits
5. Chakrasana (Wheel Pose)
Heart patient should always practice yoga exercises under an expert guidance to avoid complications.
More Detail – Chakrasana Wheel Pose Steps and Benefits