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Yoga poses improve renal failure condition Naukasana (boat pose) stimulates the kidneys, strengthens spine and abdominal muscles Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx Pose) strengthens spine and improves blood circulation
Yoga is known for its holistic approach to healthy living. So naturally, it is an effective way of improving one’s health. Of all the conditions that yoga asanas can improve, kidney-related diseases are one of them. There can be multiple reasons behind renal failure – insufficient nutrition, stress, and unhealthy lifestyle, and by doing yoga regularly you can beat stress and boost the health of your kidneys
Here are two beginner level yoga poses you can try
Lie on your back. Bring your feet together and keep your arms by your body.
As you exhale, lift your chest and feet off the ground. Stretch your arms towards your feet.
Maintain the pose while breathing deeply and easily.
Hold the position for a few seconds without straining yourself.
As you exhale, come back to the ground slowly and relax.
Do 3-4 repetitions, but do not overdo.
Lie on your belly. Keep the forearms flat on the floor with the elbows under your shoulders.
Bring your chin to the floor, pull up the knee caps and thighs together.
Inhale, lift the head and chest from the floor. Keep the neck in line with spine.
Squeeze the thighs and buttocks and press the pubic bone down into the floor.
Keep elbows close to your sides and lift higher. Draw shoulders back together, chest out and hip up.
Hold for 2-6 seconds.
Exhale and lower chest and head to the floor slowly.
With these yoga asanas, you can keep your condition in check and make your kidneys healthier. However, if you’d like to know more about renal health, consult a Jiva doctor today. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.
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