- The first Tuesday in the month of May is observed as World Asthma Day – a day dedicated to spreading awareness about the long-term disease of the lungs.
- Asthma patients have narrow airways that swell up to produce mucous that can eventually lead to shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing.
- It affects daily activities and normal chores like dancing, brisk walking, running, and dancing.
New Delhi: The first Tuesday in the month of May is observed as
- Certain airborne disease
- Respiratory infections
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Ustrasanaor camel pose: This pose helps stretch the front body to the maximum – abdomen, groin, chest, ankles, thighs, and throat. This can strengthen the back muscles to improve overall posture. Chakrasanaor wheel pose: This pose burns fat in the belly area and improves the elasticity of the spine. It strengthens the back, hands, legs, and other ranges of muscles while stimulating endocrine glands. Padmasanaor the lotus pose: This asana can help work on the hip and lower back muscles while boosting the agility of the hips and elongating the spine. Vajrasanaor thunderbolt pose: This yoga asana can help mobilise calf muscles while boosting digestion and makes a good posture for meditation. The thunderbolt pose also strengthens the knee caps, ankles, and feet.
- Paschimottanasana or Seated forward bend: This pose reduces fatty deposits in the abdomen, strengthens the spine, calms the mind, and lowers stress levels.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.