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2 Yoga Asanas that Get the Blood Pumping & Fight Anaemia

Anaemia is a condition where the creation of haemoglobin is not enough. Mentioned within are a few yoga asanas that can help The Shoulder Stand (Sarvanasana) reduces fatigue, improves digestion and stimulates abdominal glands The Corpse Pose (Shavasana) calms the mind and stimulates blood circulation

Anaemia is known as Pandu in Ayurveda. It is a disease where the haemoglobin count in the body reduces more than the normal level of 15gm/100ml of blood. When Agni, the digestive fire, is imbalanced, it leads to the formation of ama (toxins). This disruption is caused by pitta that is circulated around the body by an aggravated vata.

Mentioned below are a few asanas that can help tons to people who’ve got Anaemia:

Shoulder Stand (Sarvanasana)

It reduces fatigue, improves digestion and stimulates abdominal glands. It balances hormones and soothes the nervous system. It aids restful sleep and increases strength.

Steps for Sarvanasana

  • Lie flat on the floor

  • Relax arms on either side of the legs

  • Bend knees

  • Inhale and use abdominal muscles to lift hips such that your torso is perpendicular to floor with shoulders, hips and feet in one line

  • Bend your elbows and support your back with your hands

  • Keep your head and neck in line with your spine and do not turn your head

  • Hold the pose for 10-25 breathes

Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

It relaxes the body and the muscles, while calming the mind and stimulating blood circulation. It improves digestion, increases the appetite and stimulates the liver and the female reproductive system.

Steps for Shavasana

  • Lie flat on back with legs separated.

  • Keep arms at sides and palms facing up.

  • Close eyes and relax.

  • Breathe deeply and slowly through your nostrils.

  • Concentrate on consciously relaxing each part of the body.

  • With every inhale and exhale, let your tension out.

  • Practice this for 3-5 minutes twice a day.

For more tips and advice on anaemia, consult a Jiva doctor today. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.

To Know more , talk to a Jiva doctor. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor
under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.

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