Solve your digestion troubles with these 6 easy yoga poses

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jul 24, 2017

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  • Yoga is a renowned practice for body and mind relaxation.
  • Lazy dog and child pose can improve digestive health.
  • Bridge pose is a natural way to cure digestive issues.

Yoga is a renowned therapeutic practice for body and mind relaxation. Besides, the alternative therapy is purported to cure numerous medical conditions including digestive troubles.

Turn to the following yoga poses to help cope with various digestive disorders. 

Child Pose (Balasana)

Sit back on your heels on a yoga mat. Now, lean forward until your chest rests on your thighs and forehead on the floor. Extend your hands and arms forward. Let your hands rest palm down, ahead of your forehead. 

Lazy Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Stand on your hands and knees on a yoga mat. Curl your toes under. Bring your chest towards your knees and press your heels towards the floor. Move the motion 4-5 times before getting back to the initial position. 

Standing Forward Bend (Uttanasana)

Stand with your legs apart on a yoga mat. Lean forward from the waist. Your spine must remain straight. Try to plant your palms on the floor. If you are not able to reach the floor, try to hold the pose as deep as you can.

Knees to Chest Pose (Apanasana)

Lie back on a yoga mat. Place your hands on your knees. Put together both hands and bring your knees closer to your chest. Stay in the pose for five to ten counts before you release your knees. Do 3-4 reps of the move. 

Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)

Lie with your back facing the floor. Bend knees and keep arms beside your body. Feet must remain flat on the floor. Now move your hips above and hold the pose. Count till five and bring the body down. 

Seated Forward Bend Pose (Paschimottanasana)

Sit on the floor with legs in front and spine upright. Lean forward slowly at the hips and lower your torso. Hold the position for 8-10 deep breaths. Keep it comfortable and feel the stretch. Don’t push yourself to make your chest touch the floor but only lower yourself as far as you can.

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