Get Rid Of Constipation By Doing These Asanas

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Constipation is suffered by a great number of people nowadays. Constipation can be explained by an infrequent bowel movement. The stool is generally hard to pass and you may experience bloating and abdominal pain. Common reasons for constipation are inadequate intake of fluid and dietaryfiber, side effects of some medications, less physical activity and medical conditions like hypothyroidism. You can get relief from constipation by doing yoga on a regulr basis. It will make your digestive system strongand regulate your bowel movement. Here are some yoga asanas which will help to get rid of constipation.

Get Rid Of Constipation By Doing These Asanas

Balasana (child pose)

How to do it:Beginby kneeling down. Keep your knees and feet together and your hands at your sides. Now, sit back on your feet and place your palms in front of you on the floor. Start bending towards front till your chest touches your thighs. Your hands should be extended in front of you on the floor and your core, engaged. Hold this position for about 30 seconds and then come back to the original position.

Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half spinal twist pose or Half lord of the fishes pose)

How to practice it:Start by sitting down on the mat with your legs extended in front of you. Keep in mind that your spine should be straight and is in alignment with your neck. Place your hand on your sides. Now, bend your right leg and bring your left foot under your left hip. Take your left leg and keep it over your right knee. Place your left hand behind your back. Inhale and lift up your right hand. Exhale and bring your right elbow near the outer side of your left knee. Twist your upper body towards your left and be in this position for about 30 seconds. Do this on your other side.

Pawanmuktasana (wind relieving pose)

How to practice it: Startby lying on the floor on your back. Now, bend your knees and bring them near your chest. Hug your legs. Now, bring your head near your knees and hold this position for about 30 seconds and then return to the same position which you were sitting before performing the asana.

Parivṛtta Aṅjaneyāsana (Revolved Crescent Lunge)

How to practice it:Begin by standing straight with your shoulder, neck and spine aligned. Take your right foot back to come to a lunge position. Bring your hand to your chest in prayer position. Now, twist your upper body to your left and bring your right elbow to the outer side of your left knee. Be in this position for about 30 seconds and then return to the original position. Do the same on the other side.

Malasana

How to practice it- Stand straight with your feet wide apart. Now, squat down with your knees wider than your torso. Bring your hand to prayer position and make use of your elbows to stretch your knees further. Hold this position for about a minutes and then come back to a relaxing position.

These yoga poses will make your digestive system strong, remove gas from your tummy and will help you to get rid of constipation. So, start practising today for healthy life.

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