Yoga for High Blood Pressure – Incredible Health Benefits of Yoga
March 1, 2013  //  By: Jitesh Manaktala  //  Health & Fitness, Yoga  //  1 comment   //   1978 Views

Hypertension is a common problem among men and women. It occurs when the pressure in your system increases in a way that it leads to a number of risks in your body system. It is commonly referred to as high blood pressure. The condition refers to the amount of pressure in human body arteries. Doctors may give you a set of instructions to keep the pressure under control. Make sure you follow these instructions well. Apart from these instructions, you should also look forward to adopting certain natural methods to control hypertension.

Since hypertension is related to many other diseases such as heart attack, stroke, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). In some cases, high blood pressure may also lead to death! The biggest problem is that hypertension or high blood pressure does not give any specific symptom. Hence, it is possible that becomes a silent killer.

Managing hypertension is easy if you learn lifestyle management. Yoga helps treating and even preventing hypertension through mind and body activities.

Here are some poses that you can follow in order to manage hypertension. You should also seek advice of doctor prior to starting Yoga practices.

Best Yoga Poses for High Blood Pressure


This is known to be one of the classic meditative poses and performed right after the Corpse Pose. The pose straightens the spine, slows down metabolism, promotes inner tranquility, and keeps your mind still.

Shoulder Stretch

These are important to relieve stress and tension on your shoulders. The pose will helps in working out upper back.


Also known as Cat Yoga Pose, the pose teaches you to initiate movement from your center. It also helps you coordinate your movement and breath.

Ardha Matsyendrasana

The asana strengthens the spine and is also highly beneficial for liver, kidneys, as well as adrenal glands.


Also known as wind relieving pose works majorly on the digestive system.

Anuloma Viloma

The asana is also known as the alternate nostril breathing technique. In this technique, you need to inhale through one nostril, retain the breath, and exhale through the other nostril.

Practising the above mentioned asanas will help you keep from high blood pressure and its major impact on health. You need to learn how to do this technique. Try to practise these asanas with the help of guidance under a professional instructor. All the best!

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