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5 yoga practices to improve your immunity system

A human body is fabricated in a way that is has a natural defense mechanism to keep the ailments and its manifestation at bay. But when the immunity levels droop, it becomes highly toilsome for the body to shield itself from any hazard. Medicines can cure the acquired disease, but they cannot prevent the possibility of re-occurrence. The only way to escape unwanted health maladies is by practicing yoga for immunity! Here is a tried and tested list of yoga exercises that promise to be a strong resistance to every bug:

  • Child Pose:

How to perform:

  1. Kneel and sit down with your heels touching your butt.
  2. As you inhale, shoot your arms up in the air.
  3. Exhale as you rest your forehead on the ground and arms to the respective sides of the body.

How does this help:

  1. Decongests chest.
  2. Lowers stress levels thus guarantees empowered mental immunity.
  3. Excellent for digestion.
  • Cobra Pose:

 

How to perform:

  1. Lying flat on your chest, place your palms under the shoulder.
  2. Now, breathe deeply and push your body to form a curve.
  3. Exhale while you come back to your original position.

How does this help:

  1. White cells or leukocytes protect the body against infections and foreign invaders. Regular practice of this pose compels the body to release more white cells which in turn leads to amplified immunity.
  2. When performed accurately, it cures menstrual irregularities.
  3. As the chest muscles are widely stretched, the heart is automatically invigorated.
  • Fish pose:

 

How to perform:

  1. Get on your mat with your back colliding with it.
  2. Place your arms on the sides of your body and your toes pointing upwards.
  3. Now foster on your chest and shoulder section.
  4. Try to lift your body from the focus area and support it from the back of your head.
  5. Hold for 2-3 breaths and slowly glide down to falling flat.

How does this help:

  1. Fuels the thymus.
  2. Stimulates abdominals, throat, and back that guarantee flexibility and a good posture.
  3. Regular practice is known to be therapeutic for rounded shoulders, asthma, bronchitis and any other respiratory issue.
  • Bow pose:

 

How to perform:

  1. Lolling on your chest, stretch your arms far back to grasp the top of each foot.
  2. Lift your legs and use the force to pull your torso towards the ceiling.

How does this help:

  1. Works wonders for weight loss.
  2. Keeps diabetes under control as it perks up the functionality of the pancreases, kidneys, and liver.
  3. Completely cures constipation.
  • Bridge Pose:

 

How to perform:

  1. With hands to the respective body sides and palms facing the downward direction, stretch your body straight.
  2. Now, fold your knees and keep the knees as close to the buttocks as possible.
  3. Start with gently lifting the lower, then middle and then the upper back off the ground.
  4. Make sure that your body weight is balanced between the shoulders, arms, and feet.
  5. Once your body starts looking like an upward line, hold the position for about a minute with regular breathing then steadily undo the pose.

How does this help:

  1. An impeccable succor for thyroid problems.
  2. Effective in dealing with health predicaments like asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, sinusitis.

Yoga for immunity can fetch the desired results only when it is paired with a salubrious diet, sound sleep, and pertinent yoga exercises. Falling victim to the common cold now and then? Give yoga for immunity a shot to survive even the most arduous flu seasons!

 

 

 

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