5 Yoga Poses To Cure Indigestion
Indigestion can occur without any specific cause and is caused by poor or irregular eating habits. The stomach releases excess acid. It is normal for the stomach to release acid as the food is broken down with the acid here. However, the excess is not good. This is where the problem begins. Indigestion is characterized by stomach pain, stomach irritation, stomach pain, stomach swelling, and insufficient water intake.
In Goa’s research and training program, it was found that some yoga poses can help with indigestion. These poses are easy and simple and have many other health benefits that go beyond the indigestion issue!
Supta Bahhakonasana – Reclining Butterfly Position
This asana is beneficial for people suffering from indigestion. It works directly on the lower part of your body. The butterfly pose also cools you down and releases negative energy. This pose is great for indigestion and stomach problems. This asana can also be used to treat PCOS and PCOD in girls, and knee and back problems.
- For about 30 seconds, lie down straight on the ground and let your body relax for a while.
- Extend your arms
- Slowly bend your knees and bring the soles of your feet together.
- Bring the heels to touch the pelvic region.
- For a moment, hold this position and take deep breaths.
Vajrasana – Thunderbolt Pose
Vajrayasana works wonders for stomach problems. This asana is good for digestion and can be done after any meal. This asana is thought to improve digestion by increasing blood circulation. This is one of the easiest asanas in yoga and takes only a few minutes to complete. This asana is very versatile and you can do many other things while you’re doing it.
- Place your feet on the ground or the floor and relax.
- Slowly bend your knees, and then sit on your bent legs.
- At this point, the feet should be flat on the ground.
- Next, bring your hands to the sides and place them on your legs.
- Keep your back straight and straight, and keep your eyes forward.
- Keep this position for 3 to 5 minutes, then slowly release.
Paschimottanasana – Forward Bend Pose
This pose is great for digestion and works directly on the abdominal organs. Forward bend poses regulate hormones that release acids and other enzymes. This helps maintain digestion. Forward bend poses are also beneficial for treating bloated stomachs and other problems related to menstrual issues.
- Place your feet on the ground, hip distance apart.
- Slowly bend your knees and bring your chest to your thighs.
- Next, press your knees back.
- This position should be held for between 30 seconds and one minute.
- Slowly, get up and take stock.
Marjaryasana – Cat or Cow Pose
This pose is great for digestion as well as the back and knees. This pose stimulates blood circulation and massages digestive organs. The pose also relaxes and stretches the body to a great extent. This pose is easy to perform and fun.
- Place your hands on the front of your body and fold your legs.
- Next, exhale and lift your chin and tailbone, pulling your heart forward.
- Next, push your stomach or belly towards the floor.
- Next, inhale and turn your spine toward the floor with your head and tail bone-facing towards the ground.
- The pubic bone should also be facing downward at this point.
- Slowly return to your original position.
- Keep going at this pace 5 to 10 times per day.
Ardha Mattsyendrasana – Half-Spinal Twist or Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose
The best way to get rid of indigestion is detoxification. This is one the best position to detoxify your body and improve your digestion!
- Place your legs straight ahead of you.
- The hands should be by your sides and the spines should be straight and stiff.
- Fold one leg and place it near the pelvic region.
- The opposite foot should be in front of the other knee.
- Now, twist your upper body and bring your hand to the opposite knees.
- This position should be held for approximately 30 seconds to one minute.
- Slowly let go and relax.
These five poses are the best for relieving indigestion. To get better results, you should also change your eating habits. These poses should not be forced at any time. These poses are best done early in the morning, and only after a meal.
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