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Monday, 2 January 2017

high blood pressure -drugs and their names and side effects

High blood pressure does not involve pain and is usually controlled by drugs, hypertensive people prefer to pop the pill and forget about their sickness rather than spend one hour on yoga, they do not seem like to realise how these drugs are damaging their system. These medicines are known to have the following effects.

·         DIURETICS
These medications cause the body to produce more urine and evacuate sodium, leading to a drop in blood pressure. Side effects of these drugs may include hypotension (low blood pressure), weakness, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, constipation, and potassium depletion-which in turn can lead to cardiac arrhythmia. Diuretics may have an opposing effect on sugar metabolism and raise the blood sugar level. The uric acid level may also go up, leading to gout and arthritis. One type of diuretic is even known to increase blood cholesterol. From time to time it causes hypertonia due to potassium loss.

These drugs suppress the sympathetic nervous system whose job is to gear-up the body parts to work—thus reducing the heart rate. At the same time these lessen the force with which the heart muscle contract and reduce blood vessel contraction in the heart, brain and thoughtout the body. While the slow pulse rate effectively reduces blood pressure, it also reduces circulation to outlying body tissues and cause unfamiliar tiredness, sensitivity to cold and sunlight and hurt exercise tolerance. Beta blockers also aggravate asthma.

·         METHYLDOPA
This drug is related to dopamine and hence can cause sleepiness and depression. It can also damage the liver.

These drugs dilate blood vessels and can lead to hypotension and fainting.

·         CLORIDINE
It inhibits the hypothalamic and other brain centres blocking the transmission of instincts from the brain to the blood vessels with the result that major resistance and blood pressure drop. Side effects can lead to reduced mental functioning and nervous system disorder.
Though the drugs are harmful, it may be necessary to take them initially as leaving the ailment uncontrolled can be dangerous. Once a gentlemen had come to me treat his high blood pressure. To motivate him to continue with his practise regularly, I had told him that ill effects of the anti-hypertensive drugs were worse than ailment itself. Years later, he brought his young son who had very high blood pressure and proudly announced that he did not allow his son to take the medication! Fortunately the body’s ailment was at an early stage and did not do any harm.
As high blood pressure decreases blood flows to body tissues, but if left untreated it can lead to serious and irreversible conditions such as:

·         Brain damage
Serious problems that can develop due to weakening of brain tissues are encephalopathy and Alzheimer’s disease. According to a study in Finland, people with hypertension and high level of cholesterol have nearly eight times the risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease than those with normal levels. At a milder level, high blood pressure can lead to loss of memory and concentration.

·         Kidney damage
The kidneys are important organs, which are brought with one fifth of the total volume of blood pumped bye the heart. When these vital organs do not receive the usual amount they react aggressively by releasing an enzyme called rennin, which causes the blood vessels to contract to force the heart to pump harder. The blood pressure rises leading to further decrease in the blood supply to the kidney’s, which in turn results in more rennin secretion. A vicious cycle is thus formed leading to the gradual failure of these vital organs. When the kidney’s do not function well the balance of salts, acids and water goes haywire and toxins pile up, which invariably causes death.

·         Eye problem
With less blood supply, the faint optic nerves and powers start degenerating, leading to blurring, double vision and gradual or sudden loss of eyesight.

·         Blood vessel damage
The constant high pressure against the walls of the blood vessels causes them to stiffen. As a protective reaction, these vessels start stiffening resulting in arteriosclerosis, a condition where the blood vessels are rigid and brittle and are prone to rupture.

·         Atherosclerosis
Small scars look in the inner walls of blood vessels. These injuries are covered with plaque making the arteries thicker and stiffer, resulting in more injuries. Gradually the passage becomes narrow and these narrowed arteries not only restrict blood flow to important body parts but a plaque can get dislodged and block the passage cutting off the blood supply completely by resulting in heart attack.
·         Stroke
A solidified artery can breach in the brain causing a stroke. A blood clot or a piece of plaque can also cause a stroke by blocking an artery supplying blood to the brain.

·         Heart damage
The inflexible arteries exert a tremendous pressure on the heart. To keep up with the ever-increasing load, the heart increases in size, which may make its muscle rigid. This losses the efficiency of the heart. Blood is not circulated well enough, causing fluid build-up in various parts of the body including the lungs. To clear the congestion, the heart struggles harder, which may result in a heart failure due to sheer exhaustion.

All these damages can be prevented if yoga is taken up early enough.
After stabilising the pressure over a period of few months, the following yogic cleansing technique be practiced to remove the harmful chemicals of the anti-hypertension drugs remove the dangerous chemicals of the anti-hypertension drugs from the body.

Saturday, 31 December 2016

Ananda Madirasna and Shashanaksana in Yoga in Daily Routine


·         Sit in Vajrasna.
·         Hold your ankles.
·         Cross your eyes and look at the point in between your eyebrows. Inhale slow and deep 20 times. Bring your hands to your lap and close your eyes.

·         Sit in Vajrasana.
·         Inhaling, raise arms.
·         Exhaling bend forward.
(The arm must remain straight and near the ears).
·         Place forehead and forearms on the ground.
·         Breathe the usually 10 times. (Everyday add a few more inhalations till you reach one hundred breaths).
·         Finish with Shavansana, count 10 inhalations backwards.

Day 3
After Bhramari Pranayama as per the previous day, practise Sheetkari Pranayama.

·         Fold back your tongue. Join the teeth.
·         Twist lips back.
·         Inhale in slow and deep over the mouth producing a mocking sound.
·         At the end of the inhalation, close mouth and exhale naturally from the nose. Repeat 9 times.

Day 4
·         Practise 18 rounds of Bhramari Pranayama instead of 9.
·         Add Sheetli Pranayama after Sheetkari pranayama.
Technique of Sheetli Pranayama:
·         Fold tongue lengthwise to resemble a tube and stick it out.
·         Inhale in slow and deep through the tongue.
·         Drawing the tongue back and closing the mouth, exhale from the nose. Practise 9 rounds.

Day 5
·         Same as the previous day, but growing Sheetkari Pranayama by 9 more rounds.

Day 6
·         Aasanas and Pranayamas are as before. In meditation, repeat the Mantra Soham in Ujjayi Pranayama.

 Technique of Ujjayi pranayama:
·         Contract your throat a little, so that you can feel the breath there. When done appropriately, your inhalations will produce a mild mocking sound.
·         From the seventh day onward if the blood pressure is still high, practise Ujjayi Pranayama, at any time you can for as long as possible till your blood pressure has become normal.

Day 7

Bhramaripranayama, Sheetli Pranayama and Sheetkari Pranayama had better be practised 27 times each. Continue this days’s routine for another week.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Nadishodhan Pranayama in yoga and Rules and Techniques to Do


For Pranayama, men should sit in Siddhasana.
Women should sit in Siddha Yoni Asana.
If the above is not possible, then sit in Sukhasana (the crossed leg posture).

Sit straight.
Keep the left hand on the left knee in Gyan Mudra or Hriday Mudra.
Place the index and middle finger of the right hand on the forehead in between the eyebrows.
Close the right nostril with the thumb.
Take a deep breath in the natural speed from the left nostril. Closing the left nostril with the ring finger exhale from the right.
In the same manner, inhale in from the right and inhale out from the left.
Repeat the complete process ten times.
Breaths should take double the time of inhalations. For example—if you count 7 during inhalation you must count 14 during exhalation. The numbers can more or less depending on the capacity of your lungs. You must not feel uncomfortable at any stage. But the ration of 1:2 must be maintained.


·         Unconnected your teeth and close your mouth over it.
·         Plug ears with your key fingers.
·         Close your eyes and take a deep inhalation. As you are comfortable.
·         Repeat nine times.

End the sitting with consideration and daily till your blood pressure is normal and you have given up the medicines.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Pawanamuktasana Exercise in Yoga and their benefits List of Exercises

Day 1


Exercise 1
·         Sit down with legs stretched out in front and hands on the floor behind the body. Close eyes and concentrate on your inhalation. Count 5 inhalations backwards.
·         Open eyes.
·         Inhale.
·         Keeping the feet straight up, bend the toes forward while exhaling.
·         Inhaling, bend them backwards.
·         Repeat ten times
·         (It is important to synchronise with the natural breathing pattern i.e. when you pause a little after exhaling, there should be no movement at all.)

Exercise 2
·         Exhaling, bend feet forward. Inhaling, bend them backwords.Repeat 10 times.
·         Relax, close eyes and count 5 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 3
·         Move legs apart.
·         Exhaling, rotate feet forwards and, inhaling, rotate them backwards.
·         Repeat 10 times.
·         Repeat in the other direction.
·         Close eyes and count 5 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 4
·         Bring the legs close together. Place the right foot on the left thigh and place the right hand on the right knee. Holding the right foot with the left hand, rotate it 10 times in one direction, then 10 times in other direction.
·         Repeat for the other side.
·         Close eyes and count 5 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 5
·         Grasp the left thigh with both hands. Inhaling, bend the leg pulling the knee to the chest, toes pointing upward. Exhaling, straighten the leg with the toes stretched out.
·         Repeat ten times.
·         Similar exercise should be repeated with right leg.
·         Close eyes and count 10 inhalations backwards.
Exercise 6
·         Place legs wide apart, arms stretched out.
·         Take a deep breath. Exhaling, turn your body to the left and touch the left foot with right hand while the left arm remains in the same position.
·         Inhaling, return to the starting position.
·         Similar exercise should be done on the right side.
·         Repeat 10 times
·         The movement should be continuous and in tune with your breathing.
·         Close eyes and count 15 inhalations backwards
People with back ailments should avoid this exercise.

Exercise 7
·         Keep the right foot on the left thigh. Place hands on the respective knees.
·         Exhaling, press the right knee down to the floor.
·         Inhaling, bring it up.
·         Repeat 10 times.
·         Similar exercise should be repeated with the left knee.
·         Close eyes and count 5 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 8
·         Keep the right foot on the left thigh as close to the body as possible and hold the foot with your left hand.
·         Hold the right knee with your right hand. Exhaling, rotate the knee downward.
·         Inhaling, rotate it upward.
·         Repeat 10 times in one direction and 10 times in the opposite direction.
·         Straighten the legs and relax them.
·         Similar exercise should be done with the left knee.
·         Count 10 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 9
·         Fold the legs and join the feet facing each other.
·         Holding the feet close to your body, move legs up and down fast. Breathing should be normal.
·         Repeat it 10 times.
·         Straighten the legs and relax.
·         Close eyes and count 15 breaths backwards.
·         Cross your legs and sit in Sukhasana.
·         Vajrasana also can be assumed if Sukhasana is uncomfortable.

Exercise 10
·         Extend arms in front.
·         Bend the hands up from the wrists.
·         Spread out the fingers.
·         Clench and flex them 10 times inhalation naturally.
·         Bring the hands down to your lap and relax.
·         Closing the eyes count 7 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 11
·         Extend arms in front.
·         Keep the fingers together and palms facing down.
·         Exhaling, bend hands downward.
·         Inhaling, straighten them.
·         Repeat 10 times.
·         Placing the hands in your lap, close the eyes and count 7 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 12
·         Extend the arms as before. Close the hands intro fists with the thumbs inside.
·         Inhaling, rotate the wrists outward and exhaling rotate them in inward.
·         Repeat 10 times in one direction and 10 times in the opposite direction.
·         Bring the hands, back to the lap, close eyes and count 7 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 13
·         Extend the arms again, palms facing up.
·         Take a deep breath.
·         Exhaling, bend the arms and touch the shoulders.
·         Inhaling, straighten them.
·         Repeat 10 times.
·         Close eyes and count 7 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 14
·         Touch shoulders with the fingers of the respective hands.
·         Inhaling, rotate arms backwards, exhaling rotate them forwards.
·         Repeat 10 times in one direction and 10 times in the opposite direction.
·         Relax, close eyes and count 10 inhalations backwards.

Exercise 15
·         Bend the head towards left shoulder and then towards right shoulder.
·         Repeat 10 times.

Exercise 16
·         Bend head forwards and backwards 10 times.

Exercise 17
·         Rotate the head slowly 5 times in one direction and 5 times in the opposite direction.
The last two exercises should not be practised by people with cervical spodilitis.
·         Lie down in Shavansana.

·         Count 50 inhalations backwards.

High Blood Pressure Which Is Known As A Silent Killer

High Blood Pressure and Its Cure

The heart send blood containers which, if joined lengthwise, would cover 75,000 miles. For blood to cruise through such long distances and in all possible directions, a pressure is required, which is created by the heart’s contraction.

 This pressure is known as Blood Pressure. The pressure with which the blood leaves the heart is called the systolic, which is much higher than the pressure with which blood enters the heart on return and is known as diastolic.
The systolic indicates how much force the heart is exerting to send the blood out into the blood containers, while the diastolic shows how much the heart is relaxing.

 The ideal systolic pressure of a healthy adult is 120 and the diastolic should be 80,which is written as 120/80.Children’s blood pressure is much lower than that such as 90/75.And in babies it is still lower. In old people it normally depends on their age.

While generally their diastolic remains the same ,their systolic may increase due to the natural degeneration of the arteries. The systolic pressure of such people is considered normal if the reading is their age plus a hundred.
When the Blood Pressure measures higher than these accepted counts, it is called high blood pressure .A reading of 160/95-105 is considered as mild high blood pressure.

Barring a few who experience some typical symptoms of high blood pressure ,which are dizziness,breathlessness,palpitations,headaches,depression,sleeplessness,chest pain ,loss of appetite, decreased memory and concentration and a flushed complexion, high blood pressure is generally a symptomless ailment.
Often patients come to know of their problem during a routine check-up or after some complications of the disease manifests.Unfortunetely many times the first sign of high blood pressure is a fatal heart attack.

The is why high blood pressure has come to be known as a silent killer.

Friday, 9 December 2016

Importnace of Food in Yoga Diet Gives You Energy and Positivity

Complete DIET 


Other than being in charge of building our physical body, the sustenances we eat significantly influence our psyche. For greatest body-mind effectiveness and finish otherworldly mindfulness, Yoga advocates a lacto-vegan abstain from food. This is a vital part of the Yogic way of life.

The yogic eating regimen is a veggie lover one, comprising of immaculate, straightforward, common nourishments which are effortlessly processed and advance wellbeing. Basic suppers help the processing and absorption of nourishments. Nourishing necessities fall under five classes: protein, sugars, minerals, fats and vitamins. One ought to have a specific information of dietetics keeping in mind the end goal to adjust the eating regimen. Eating nourishments direct from nature, developed in prolific soil (ideally natural, free from chemicals and pesticides) will guarantee a superior supply of these wholesome needs. Preparing, refining and overcooking crush much sustenance esteem.

There is a cycle in nature known as the "nourishment cycle" or "evolved way of life". The Sun is the wellspring of vitality for all life on our planet; it feeds the plants (the highest point of the evolved way of life) which are then eaten by creatures (veggie lover), which are then eaten by different creatures (carnivores). The sustenance at the highest point of the evolved way of life, being straightforwardly sustained by the Sun, has the best life advancing properties. The nourishment estimation of creature substance is named as "second-hand" wellspring of sustenance, and is substandard in nature. Every single common nourishment (organic products, vegetables, seeds, nuts and grains) have, in shifting amounts, distinctive extents of these fundamental supplements. As wellspring of protein, these are effortlessly absorbed by the body. Nonetheless, second-hand sources are frequently more hard to process and are of less esteem to the body's digestion system.

Many individuals stress over whether they are getting enough protein, however disregard different components. The nature of the protein is more critical than the amount alone. Dairy items, vegetables, nuts and seeds give the vegan a satisfactory supply of protein. The high protein prerequisite as yet being utilized by numerous Health Departments depends on obsolete information and has been deductively invalidated commonly in the research center.

A sound adage is: "Eat to live, not live to eat". It is ideal on the off chance that we comprehend that the reason for eating is to supply our being with the lifeforce,or Prana, the indispensable life vitality. So the best nourishing arrangement for the Yoga understudy is the basic eating regimen of normal new sustenances.

In any case, the genuine Yogic eating routine is very more specific than this. The Yogi is worried with the unobtrusive impact that sustenance has at the forefront of his thoughts and astral body. He thusly keeps away from sustenances which are excessively animating, favoring those which render the mind quiet and the astuteness sharp. One who genuinely takes to the way of Yoga would abstain from ingesting meats, angle, eggs, onions, garlic, espresso, tea (with the exception of home grown), liquor and medications.

Any adjustment in eating regimen ought to be made slowly. Begin by substituting bigger bits of vegetables, grains, seeds and nuts until at long last all tissue items have been totally dispensed with from the eating routine.

The Yogic eating regimen will help you achieve an elevated requirement of wellbeing, sharp brains and peacefulness of psyche. To truly comprehend the Yogic way to deal with eating routine one needs to get acquainted with the idea of the 3 Gunas or characteristics of nature.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Types of Relaxtion in Yoga Which is Very Important To Learn (Yoga Nidra)

Appropriate RELAXATION 

Appropriate Relaxation

Much sooner than the development of autos, planes, phones, PCs, interstates and other advanced triggers of stress, the Rishis (sages or diviners) and Yogis of yore conceived capable systems of profound unwinding. Truly, numerous current anxiety administration and unwinding strategies acquire intensely from this convention. By unwinding profoundly every one of the muscles the Yogi can completely restore his sensory system and accomplish a profound feeling of inward peace.

At the point when the body and the psyche are continually exhausted, their common proficiency to perform work lessens. Cutting edge social life, nourishment, work and even the purported diversion, for example, disco moving, make it troublesome for current individuals to unwind. Many have even overlooked that rest and unwinding are nature's method for energizing. Indeed, even while attempting to rest, the normal individual exhausts a ton of physical and mental vitality through pressure. A significant part of the body's vitality is squandered pointlessly.

A greater amount of our vitality is spent in keeping the muscles in persistent preparation for work than in the genuine valuable work done. With a specific end goal to direct and adjust the work of the body and brain, it is best to figure out how to streamline the vitality delivered by our body. This might be finished by figuring out how to unwind.

It might be recollected that throughout one day, our body as a rule create every one of the substances and vitality vital for the following day. In any case, it frequently happens that every one of these substances and vitality might be expended inside a couple of minutes by terrible states of mind, outrage, harm or extreme aggravation. The procedure of emission and constraint of savage feelings frequently develops into a standard propensity. The outcome is unfortunate, for the body, as well as for the brain.

Amid finish unwinding, there is for all intents and purposes no vitality or "Prana" being expended, althouth a little is keeping the body in typical condition while the rest of the part is being put away and rationed.

Keeping in mind the end goal to accomplish culminate unwinding, three techniques are utilized by yogis: "Physical", "Mental", and "Profound" unwinding. Unwinding is not finished until the individual achieves that phase of profound unwinding, which just propelled otherworldly competitors know.


We realize that each activity is the aftereffect of thought. Contemplations make shape in move, the body coming to the idea. Similarly as the psyche may send a messeage to the muscels requesting them to get, the brain may likewise send another message to convey the unwinding to the drained muscles.

Physical unwinding initially starts with the toes and after that moves upward. The autosuggestion pases through the muscles and achieves the eyes and ears at the top. At that point, gradually, messages are sent to the kidneys, liver and the other interior organs. This unwinding position is known as Savasana, or the Corpse Pose. For further perusing, please observe section 6 of the Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda.


While encountering mental strain, it is prudent to inhale gradually and musically for a couple of minutes. Before long the psyche will get to be distinctly quiet. You may encounter a sort of coasting sensation.


Be that as it may one may attempt to unwind the psyche, each of the strains and stresses can't be totally evacuated until one achieves otherworldly unwinding.

For whatever length of time that a man relates to the body and the brain, there will be stresses, distresses, tensions, dread and outrage. These feelings, thusly bring strain. Yogis realize that unless a man can pull back from the body/mind thought and separate himself from the self image awareness, there is no chance to get of getting complete unwinding.

The yogi distinguishes himself with the all infesting, all-capable, all-serene and upbeat self, or unadulterated awareness inside. He realizes that the wellspring of all power, information, peace and quality is in the self, not in the body. We tune to this by affirming the genuine nature, that is "I am that immaculate cognizance or self". This distinguishing proof with the self finishes the procedure of unwinding.