There are several types of heart diseases like cardiac arrest, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease etc. Needless to say that heart disease is prevalent among elderly persons. Symptoms , causes, yoga for heart diseases and diet plan are discussed here.
There are several symptoms of heart diseases. Sometimes you may feel chest pain. In some cases you might be unconsciousness. Also sometimes there is no such symptom but you might have heart disease.
Mainly heart diseases happen due to improper eating habit, lack of exercise and thickening of artery walls in heart.
Yoga for heart disease-
Below yoga and mudras need to be practiced during heart disease-
- Yogamudra :
- Sarvangasana(Shoulder stand yoga pose)
- Pawanamuktasana (Wind relieving yoga pose):
- Vramana pranayama (Breathing exercise wile walking):
- Agnisar Kriya :
To do these, you need not to join any yoga class. All you need is time and a place at your home. Here you go-
Sit straight on yoga mat crossing your legs .Then place two hands in your back and hold one hand with another hand .Bend your body forward and touch the ground with forehead .Breathe normally for one minute. This yoga pose has several benefits. This yoga posture will strengthen your nerves and other glands. Your liver and spleen will get proper shape by practicing yogamudra pose.
Sarvangasana(Shoulder stand yoga pose) :
Sleep with front side upward on yoga mat. Then bend your two legs .Place your hands in your back and straighten your body up .Stay for 3 minutes in this position and breathe normally. Sarvanga means whole body. In this yoga posture, almost every body parts are used. That’s why, it is called Sarvangasana. This yoga posture has several benefits. While practicing sarvangasana yoga pose, bloods will come towards head. Doing so will be beneficial for your brain, this pose will boost your memory and intelligence. Also this yoga pose will also strengthen thyroid, parathyroid ,tonsil and salivary glands.
Pawanamuktasana (Wind relieving yoga pose):
Sleep with front side upward on yoga mat. Bring your two knees near to chest .Hold it in this position and breathe normally. Then straighten your legs and relax. Pawan means wind and mukta means relieved. Generally this yoga pose helps to relief winds present in your intestine. Pawanamuktasana yoga pose has several other benefits. This yoga pose will help you in reducing belly fat and strengthening your nerves and muscles. It will also increase your hunger and cure constipation.
Vramana pranayama (Breathing exercise wile walking):
Vramana pranayama is a breathing exercise and not exactly yoga pose. You need to do following steps to do this breathing exercise. Start walking , with 4 steps inhale air and with 4 steps exhale air .After repeating this 3-4 times , inhale air with 6 steps and exhale air with 6 steps .Continue it for 4-5 minutes .Try to increase the time of inhaling and exhaling gradually. You should do this breathing exercise at morning. Vramana pranayama will strengthen your lungs and heart. This breathing exercise purifies blood. Old persons specially get more benefits from this pranayama.
Agnisar Kriya :
Sit in Padmasana yoga pose on yoga mat. Then exhale air and then contract your abdomen. After that, inhale air and expand abdomen slowly. Do it for at least 10 times. This yoga pose has several benefits. Agnisar kriya pose will help you to cure or reverse several diseases in your intestines. This yoga pose will also increase your hunger and strengthen your spleen and liver.
You should not eat more during heart disease. Eat according to your hunger. Best diet for heart disease is fruit and milk. Never drink excess water in case of heart disease.
Wish you a good health.
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