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25 Yoga Poses To Treat Asthma

Your office colleagues have organized a football match and want you to be a part of it. It sounds like an interesting prospect but you decline to join them and instead support them from the stands. Similar situations have crossed your paths so many times and every time you’ve passed them. What is it that holds you back? Is the fear of another asthma attack stopping you from playing your favorite game or enjoying your life to the fullest? Shouldn’t you be the one who dictates the terms of your life rather than your ailment?

To this point, you’ve probably tried a lot of things to tackle asthma better. But have you considered one of the simplest and promisingly effective solutions out there – YOGA? Yes, the ancient art of yoga is indeed one of the best solutions to your breathing problem.

Yoga Asanas and Pranayama for Asthma

Here’s a list of few basic breathing techniques and yoga postures to help you counter asthma more effectively:

  • Yogic Breaths Pranayama
  • Nadi Shodhan pranayama (Alternate nostril breathing technique) Kapal Bhati pranayama (Skull shining breathing technique)
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana (Sitting half spinal twist)
  • Pavanamuktasana (Wind relieving pose)
  • Setu Bandhasana (Bridge pose)
  • Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)
  • Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-facing dog pose) Badhakonasana (Butterfly pose)
  • Poorvottanasana (Upward plank pose)
  • Shavasana (Corpse pose)

Yoga Poses to Treat Asthama

Bound Angle Pose

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Bow Pose

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Bridge Pose

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Camel Pose

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Cat Pose

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Cobra Pose

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Cow Pose

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Dolphin Pose

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Downward-Facing Dog

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Eagle Pose

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Easy Pose

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Fish Pose

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Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

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Hero Pose

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Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose

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Marichi’s Pose

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Noose Pose

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Reclining Hero Pose

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Revolved Triangle Pose

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Sphinx Pose

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Standing Forward Bend

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Supported Headstand

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Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose

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Upward Salute

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Upward-Facing Dog Pose

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