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What are the symptoms of acidity?
Yoga comes to the rescue
Yoga asanas can cure acid reflux along with strengthening the digestive system and boosting metabolism. Here are five easy yoga asanas that can be easily practiced at home daily:
Vajrasana or the
How to do: just sit in an erected position with both the legs simultaneously folded backward and hands firmly placed on the thighs.
Pavanmuktasana or the Wind relieving pose: This is also known as the boat pose, which helps stimulate bowel movements to relieve constipation. Once the gas has passed, you will not feel bloated or nauseated as well.
How to do: Lie straight on your back and fold both legs. Press your thighs against the abdomen while clasping the wrists. Bend the neck towards the knee and touch the forehead or chin with the knee. Relax your breathing as well.
How to do: Sit in an erect position and place your left hand on the left knee with palms open and keep the index finger on the left nostril. Press your thumb down and breathe gently through the right nostril. Repeat the same with the right hand and finger. After completing one round, take some rest and continue for 20-25 minutes.
How to do: Put your knees in line with the shoulders and inhale deeply. Arch your back and slide your palms over the feet till the arms become straight.
How to do: Sit straight and take a deep breath in. As you exhale, pull your navel back towards the spine. Do as much as you comfortably can.
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.