For colds a person feels discomfort associated with the effect of infection on the body. To combat it, our body throws all his strength to get better as quickly as possible. Consequently, the body almost no strength to not only mental and physical work, but also at times in the digestion of food (as a consequence, loss of appetite). However, early in the disease, when cure is not yet thrown all the power, people may even feel relieved during yoga classes. This is due to the release of adrenaline and acceleration of metabolism caused by physical load. But the price for this will be the subsequent weakness and disease progression, as the body loses “strength”, he needs to fight infection. It can also lead to the development of a number of complications of the disease, including those of the heart.
In addition to the above, during yoga due to heavy breathing going on drying of the mucous nasopharynx and oropharynx, which in turn contributes to the progression of the disease in respiratory infections. Deeper breaths can cause an infection, “fall” of the upper respiratory tract to the lower – throat, trachea, bronchi.
All this suggests that yoga should not engage in during his illness, even if it appeared the first symptoms. If you recall the school days, the doctor usually prescribed exemption from physical education for a couple of weeks after the illness. This deadline is required in order for the body to recuperate. Similarly, yoga. It is a time to wait and miss classes in groups. Houses can be done on the sly passive asanas (with supporting material) such as: Supta Baddha Konasana , Supta Virasana , Savasana .