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Diseases and Yoga Practice

Yoga has been an ancient and effective cure for numerous health related problems. Recent scientific research and experiments have proved  the efficacy of yoga in controlling and curing  diseases. Workout at the gym may focus on physical activity, weight control, or strengthening of the body, it definitely ignores the mind. It is yoga’s ability to connect the mind and the body together that helps it to positively enhance human well-being.
There are several types of yoga that can be practised by individuals to deal with specific health problems :Following is the list Yoga Asana/ Pranayama which are helpful in the given diseases.  These exercises may not be sufficient alone cure completely but if practiced regularly then these illnesses will never harm the practitioner.  Physician's advice should be taken before doing yoga practice

Abdominal Disorders:

Bhujangasana,  Paschimottanasana, Pavanmuktasana, Salabhasana,

Arthritis:

Salabhasana, Sarvangasana, Shashankasana,

Asthma:

Ardha-Matsyendrasana, Bhujangasana, Kapalbhati, Siddhasana, Shirshasana, Sarvangasana, Supta-Vajrasana,

Back-ache:

Akaran-Dhanurasana, Ardha-Matsyendrasana, Bhujangasana, Chakrasana, Dhanurasana,  Gomukhasana, Majrasana, Matsyendrasana, Sarvangasana,  Shirshasana,

Bronchitis:

Bhujangasana, Kapalbhati,  Padmasana,Salabhasana, Sarvangasana

Cold:

Simhasana

Constipation:

 Akaran-Dhanurasana, Halasana, Hastapadasana, Matsyendrasana, Pavanmuktasana, Shirshasana,  Vajrasana

Depression:

 Hastapadasana, Parvatasana, Shavasana, Shirshasana, Trikonasana, Yoga-Mudra,

Diabetes:

Bhujangasana,  Halasana, Mandukasana, Matsyendrasana, Mayurasana, Sarvangasana, Shavasana, Yoga-Mudra,

Eystrain:

Neck and Eye exercises

Gall Bladder disorders:

Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Mayurasana, Trikonasana

Headache:

Neck and eye exercises, Sitali, Shavasana,

Indigestion:

Bhujangasana, Chakrasana,  Halasana, Mandukasana, Matsyendrasana, Mayurasana,  Shavasana, Tadasana,  Vajrasana, Yoga-Mudra

Insomnia:

Bhujangasana, Halasana, Sarvangasana, Shalabhasana, Shavasana,  Tadasana.

Kidney Disorders:

Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Matsyendrasana, Sarvangasana, Shalabhasana, Vakrasana

Liver Disorders:

Paripurna-Navasana

Menopause Disorders:

Bhujangasana, Halasana,  Majrasana,  Sarvangasana, Shavasana, Uddiyan-bandha

Menstrual disorders:

Bhujangasana, Halasana, Hastapadasana, Majrasana,  Shavasana, Shirshasana, Uddiyan-bandha,

Neurasthenia:

Shavasana, Shirshasana,  Siddhasana, Tadasana, Virasana

Obesity:

Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Halasana, Hastapadasana, Mandukasana, Matsyendrasana, Paschimottanasana, Supta-Vajrasana, , Uddiyan-bandha,

Piles:

 Halasana, Matsyasana, Shirshasana,

Poor Posture:

 Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Gomukhasana, Tadasana,  Trikonasana, Ushtrasana,

Prolapse:

Sarvangasana, Shirshasana, Uddiyan-bandha,

Prostate troubles:

Vajrasana, Shirshasana, Sarvangasana-1, Matsyendrasana

Reproductive:

Bhujangasana, Halasana, Sarvangasana, Shavasana, Shirshasana,  vajrasana

Rheumatism:

Dhanurasana, Gomukhasana, Matsyendrasana, Trikonasana

Sciatica:

Gomukhasana, Sarvangasana

Sexual disability:

Adho-Mukha-Svanasana, Balasana, Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Kapalbhati,  Majrasana, Matsyendrasana, Sarvangasana,  Shirshasana,  Uddiyan-bandha,  Yoga-Mudra,

Sinus:

Bhastrika, Neck and Eye Exercises, Shavasana,

Skin diseases:

Sun-Salutation

Throat Disorders:

Simhasana, Ujjai

Thyroid Disorders:

Sarvangasana,

Varicose Veins:

All Inverted Postures, Sarvangasana, Shirshasana,

Wind Pains:

Pavanmuktasana, Uddiyan-bandha

Wrinkles:

Yoga-Mudra
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