If you've been experiencing abdominal pain bloating or even difficulty eliminating waste chances are you're facing some constipation. Now constipation is a symptom not a disease and can be caused by a number of different factors. The most common are poor diet stress and lack of exercise and can lead to things like hemorrhoids. Thankfully we have yoga that can help prevent relieve constipation naturally.
Five yoga exercise to relieve constipation immediately that you can practice on a daily basis to help reduce issues of constipation. As you continue to practice these yoga postures, elimination of waste will be more efficient, resulting in a reduction of weight and discomfort. Now these postures revolve mainly around abdominal compression so if you've recently had abdominal surgery you may want to avoid certain postures altogether.
Utkatasana power pose - bring the hands to the waist to curl under the tail bone drop the hands to the floor and when your fingertips touch bring the arms straight overhead at a 45-degree angle.
Coming in to revolt power pose part of Parsva utkatasana bring the left elbow outside the right knee. Looking up towards the right shoulder as best you can. Keep pulling in the belly to maintain the twist. When you're finished come back to the centre and bring the right elbow outside the left knee. Looking up towards the left. Continue to breathe and exhale twisting a little bit further when you're finished come back to the centre and come back into standing.
Bring the forearm in between the knees and both the forearms in front of the knees. Come up hips over the knees and shoulders over the wrists. Inhale look up let the spine fall exhale look underneath you and let the spine rise, inhale look up exhale look underneath you inhale look up exhale look underneath you. Again the alignment should be shoulders over wrists and hips over knees. The ankles the knees and the wrists are all gone be in one line. This is excellent for mobility of the hips as well as working on upper respiratory issues into the upper chest. When you're finished, bring the ankles together and sit back onto the heels.
Sit with your legs outstretched pull in the lower belly and reach for the toes. If you have it in your mobility try to reach for the tops of the feet or go for the big toe if still it's too far try going for the ankles. When you're ready slowly drop your head in between the knees try to continue to pull in the lower belly to prevent rounding of the back. Your back is going to round a little bit through the posture but we want to make sure that we have a good abdominal compression all the way throughout the posture. When you're finished slowly bring your head up followed by the torso.
Pavan muktasana kriya - lie on your back and bring the right knee into the chest. Clasp both hands over the knee. If you're comfortable bring your nose into the knee to provide further compression breathe normally and with each exhalation try to pull the knee in a little bit more towards the chest release the right leg bring the left leg into the chest. Wind-relieving pose is excellent for working around intestinal issues and clearing out any kind of blockages. Now bring both knees into the chest, hold this for double the count. You can increase the compression by bringing both arms all the way around the knees making yourself into a small ball. Continue to breathe normally and following each exhalation try to bring a little bit more compression. When you're finished release the arms and extend the legs forward flipping up the wrists. So these postures are best done in the morning and on an empty stomach this yoga asana will help you to relieve constipation naturally.
Utakatsana power pose for a total of five to nine breaths, going back immediately into twisted power pose power. Britta utkatasana for a total of five to nine breaths per side and all of these can be done twice per day. Then we can do Marjaryasana cat cow breathing, Inhale look up, exhale looked down for a total of ten times two times per day. Next, we went into seated forward fold paschimottanasana for up to ten breaths - two minutes per day. Then ending with Pavan muktasana wind-relieving pose each leg is held into the body for five to nine breaths with both legs held into the body for ten breaths.