Yoga is in cooperation of the spiritual and physical state of one’s body or Sanskrit word for union. It claims to improve health and happiness when routinely doing breathing techniques, exercise and meditation. Patanjali was a pioneer of classical yoga that defined yoga as “the cessation of the modification of the mind” or stopping changing the mind. A person performing yoga moves from one posture to another and also called asana. There are 12 poses of asanas and it helps the sense of balance for both body and soul. Yoga is recommended for people experiencing hypertension. As you all know high blood pressure or hypertension have a risk factor for heart attack and stroke. It is diagnosed to have higher on both systolic and diastolic blood pressure using a blood pressure monitor (BP). There is also called a prehypertension whereas the blood pressure is higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified in hypertension range.
To improve and prevent from developing hypertension in long term, people with a prehypertension need to change their lifestyle. By preventing this to happen, they can do Yoga as their alternative exercise. As for the study, yoga has surprising health benefits for people with prehypertension. Yoga helps the person’s blood pressure to decrease and can cause good effect to your body. Aside from lowering your blood pressure, it also reduces insomnia. The physical benefits of yoga include improves your flexibility, builds muscle strength, perfects your posture, prevents cartilage and joint breakdown, protects your spine, betters your bone health and more.
The improvement of doing yoga daily will help you increases your blood flow, drains your lymphs and boosts immunity, ups your heart rate and Drops your blood pressure. It’s a good alternative to take medications that will also risk your health and might damage your kidney. As your lifestyle change by the help of Yoga as part as your routine, it will make you happier and gives you peace of mind. Make it a habit to do a combination of asanas, pranayama, and meditation for 1 hour daily to prevent the development of hypertension and give you a sense of well-being.