What are Yoga poses to help treating sinusitis?
The most common symptoms of this condition are: bad breath, cough, fatigue, malaise, fever, headache and throat.
Fortunately you can relieve sinusitis with yoga, this discipline provides great benefits for physical and mental discipline, which is essential for good health.
In Eme de Mujer we show you three yoga positions that will help you to cure sinusitis quickly. Put them into practice!
PRANAYAMA NADI SHODHAN
This position is based on deep breathing which allows more oxygen to be brought to the lungs, helping to relieve congestion, colds and sinusitis.
- You should sit in a place where you feel relaxed, keep your body upright. Place the left hand on the left knee with the palms open.
- With the right hand place the index finger and the middle finger between the eyebrows, the angular finger and the little finger in the left nostril and the thumb in the right nostril.
- Start opening and closing the left nostril with the ring finger and little finger. Perform the same procedure with the thumb for the right nostril.
- Inhale and exhale through each of the nostrils, while pressing them with your fingers. Perform 9 repetitions.
DOG LOOKING DOWN (ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA)
It is a posture of transition and rest, also helps calm the brain, energizes the body, improves digestion and is ideal to combat asthma, sciatica and sinusitis.
- With your knees and hands in your sleep, start lifting your hips as you exhale. Distribute the weight on both sides.
- The hip should point up and the back should be kept straight. While exhaling, press the top of the thighs backwards and bring the heels towards the floor. Stretch your knees.
- Keep your arms straight and your head between them. Your body should be in the form of an inverted V.
- You must maintain this position between 1 to 3 minutes, while breathing deeply.
This position is therapeutic and helps relieve asthma, hypertension, sinusitis and osteoporosis.
- While standing, raise your arms to the front, while exhaling bend your body forward.
- Keep your knees straight while placing the palms of your hands or the tips of your fingers on the floor, you can also grab the ankles.
- Inhale little by little as you raise and slightly lengthen the front trunk. Let the head hang down and relax the nape of the neck.
- Stay in this position for 30 seconds or 1 minutes.