Reasons why you should start practicing kapalbhati pranayam, now!

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Aug 28, 2017

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  • Kapalbhati Pranayam is highly useful to treat common cold.
  • It affects the nervous sjystem positively.
  • Keeps heart's blood pumping rate normal.

Kapalbhati Pranayam yoga is also known as breathing yoga. It improves the oxygen circulation throughout the body. It enhances the intake of oxygen and exhalation of carbon dioxide from the body. It also improves the working of lungs and other respiratory organs. Improvement in breathing improves the action of other body parts also as proper oxygen content is necessary for overall body functioning.

Benefits of kapalbhati pranayam yoga

  • This Pranayam is highly useful to treat common cold, pneumonia and asthma. It also improves any respiratory disorders. The lungs’ capacity to hold oxygen increases and efficient oxygen and carbon-dioxide exchange is facilitated.
  • It has a positive effect on the working of nervous system. As the brain cells receive blood rich in high oxygen content, it enhances the functioning of brain cells improving memory, concentration and efficiency.
  • Pranayam yoga maintains the blood pressure by keeping the blood pumping rate of the heart under constant check. Proper blood pressure in turn lowers the chances of developing any heart problems, and it also lowers the chances of getting stroke and heart-attacks.
  • Kapalbhati Pranayam provides a natural cure to obesity, diabetes, constipation, sinus and even hair loss.
  • It is good way for curing any kind of mental and emotional problem also. It unlocks any mental or emotional blockages, thereby giving a feeling of mental peace and emotional satisfaction.
  • Kapalbhati is a good way to release anger, stress and any mental discomfort. It brings a radiance and glow to your body.
  • As the removal of carbon-dioxide from the body is initiated, so it leads to blood purification also. This makes your skin healthy and beautiful.
  • Kapalbhati Pranayam is a terrific pain reliever. Any kind of muscular and skeletal pain can be cured by regularly practicing Pranayam.
  • It improves body posture and enhances bone’s flexibility in joints.

Kapalbhati Pranayam yoga is a method to improve body’s internal and external well-being. It is a simple and natural way to treat all kinds of diseases. If performed properly, it can make you fit and healthy.

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  • Poonam19 Apr 2013

    Kapalbhati pranayam is a great pranayam. I like how it makes one feel peaceful. We must all do kapalbhati pranayam.

  • B.Sudhakar03 Jan 2013

    I wanted to learn yoga for treating severe spondylosis. Thanks

  • deepak 12 Dec 2012

    If we can take tea or water before doing kapal bharti?

  • Rashed10 Dec 2012

    I have high blood pressure 80/120 I take medicine and it's under controll Now how can I start kapal bhati or before going through kapal bhati do I need Other excersize to do for one or two months ? Pls advice.

  • koel01 Oct 2012

    no no its not safe during pregnancy ..pls dont do it.. it has been told again n again by param pujya Ramdevji

  • Garima29 Sep 2012

    Is doing kapalbhati pranayam safe during pregnancy?

  • Aryabhatta25 Sep 2012

    Is it safe or any advantage in doing kapalbhati if a person has Heart problem like RBBB [Right branch bundle block].

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