Yoga For Acidity

Nowadays, we all are facing acidity problems in our lives because of eating more junk food, excessive consumption of tobacco, caffeine and alcohol can further worsen the problem. Also known as acid reflux, it can be caused due to eating food that is excessively oily, salty, spicy, or sweet. According to ISG (Indian Society of Gastroenterology) and headed by Nageshwar Reddy and Shobna Bhatia of KEM Hospital, Mumbai had found the incidence of GERD to be at least 20% in many Indian cities. This means that 250 million people in India are suffering from this disease.

In adults, long-lasting untreated acidity disease can lead to permanent damage of the Esophagus. Another possible cause of the spike in acidity can be going to sleep immediately after eating food. All these habits, with the added stress of daily life, are what cause and aggravate acidity. If it’s not treated then it can be a big problem, the reflux of stomach acid damages the tissue lining the esophagus, causing inflammation and pain.

There are many symptoms of acidity, beginning from restlessness and heartburn to nausea and vomiting and sometimes even constipation. While these symptoms can be painful and uncomfortable, there are many simple remedies to cure the effects of acidity and it helps to balance the blood-pressure also.

Yoga to cure acidity Permanently

Yoga is one of the most efficient and natural cures for acidity. It is also one of the easiest and quickest ways to not only overcome the effects of acid reflux but also help strengthen your digestive system, increase your ability to paying attention on work, it enhances the blood-circulation in the body.


Adhomukha Paschimottanasana

Adhomukha Paschimottanasana name comes from the following Sanskrit words: adho, meaning “down”; mukha, meaning “face”; paschima, meaning “back” or “west”; uttana, meaning “intense stretch” or “straight” (referring to the back body); and asana, meaning “pose” or “posture.”

Utthita Parsvakonasana

Utthita Parsvakonasana is one of my favorite poses. It improves your balance and strengthens your legs and the sides of your body, especially the side abdominal muscles on your top arm side.

Utthita Trikonasana

Utthita Trikonasana, called extended triangle pose in English, requires nearly the same setup and execution as the regular triangle pose, except the stance is wider to open the pelvis, and the hand placement varies slightly.

Supta Virasana

Supta Virasana is the Sanskrit name for The Reclined Hero Pose. ‘Supta’ means ‘Lying Down’, ‘Vira’ means ‘An eminent man or Hero’ and ‘Asana’ means ‘Pose’. Supta Virasana is pronounced as “Soup-tah veer-AHS-anna”.