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Yoga For Digestive Disorders

Aug 26, 2007
Yoga is a very ancient form of exercise which has great abilities to provide solutions to several health related problems even today. This is the reason why great many numbers of people have been practicing yoga regularly for years and living a healthy life, not just healthy body but also healthy mind.

Yoga aims at working towards bringing a balance in mind and body of a person, 'yoga' the word itself means union, i.e. union of body and mind for a healthy living. There is no organ in the body that yoga exercises do not address. Yoga exercises can give relief virtually from any ailment, relating to any organ of the body.

This applies even to gastrointestinal problems faced by us regularly. Yoga for digestive system has a set of exercises or positions, 'asanas' that can provide you complete relief, be it the 'IBS' or irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, constipation, heartburns, etc.
Yoga and ayurveda in combination can not just give you relief but also provide you with perfect medication and complete cure from several stomach and digestive order related ailments.

Yoga for digestive disorders is a set of exercises; your yoga instructor will teach you. These 'asana' require to be done exactly as taught by the instructor so that you can get complete relief from your problems, the instructor will teach you how long you require to remain in a certain position, the breathing during this position and the way to bring yourself to normal position.

Yoga exercises are not like allopathic medicines which generally provide you short term but instantaneous relief, these exercises will take a week to become completely effective, but you can be assured that you will be completely cured from your gastro-intestinal problems. As a beginner you will have to work towards perfecting your asanas once that it done, you are allowed to practice yoga all by yourself at home.

Yoga therapy prescribes several asanas that might affect your digestion problems, these range to deep breathing exercises to increase oxygen in blood as well as bring breathing in sync with the metabolic system (pranayam) as well as several asanas that address stomach problems directly like the 'Dhanurasana' which makes you put entire weight on your stomach, thus toning stomach muscles and making these stronger as well as to digest food better and cleanse system of left over food, etc. for beginners there are asanas like the 'ardha dharnurasan' half of the dhanurasan where you require to lift only the upper torso to rest its weight on stomach.

Almost all gastro-intestinal ailments like the ulcers, indigestion, GERD, digestive disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, etc. everything can be treated by yoga exercises. You can start feeling the change within a day or two of starting the exercises.
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Kevin Pederson, webmaster for Yoga Wiz, your online guide on yoga, fitness and wellness. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise which has great abilities to provide solutions to several health related problems including all gastro-intestinal ailments.
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