Yoga for Constipation

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Constipation may be annoying, and curing constipation is big problem because it is mainly a life style problem. Constipation occurs when the normal frequency of bowel movement gets reduced. It is usually caused by the slow movement of stool through the colon or infrequent stools. Constipation can also make you feel bloated and uncomfortable and you may find yourself straining during bowel movements Few minutes of Yoga can help to cure constipation.

Mayurasana (Peacock Pose)

This posture helps improve digestion and destroys the effects of unwholesome food. It also increases intra-abdominal pressure, which reduces spleen and liver enlargements.The pose is also beneficial in toning the bowels and removing constipation problems

Matsyasana (Sitting Half Spinal Twist Pose)

Ardh Matsyasana
The important physiological aspects of this asana (posture) are that it stimulates the pancreas, liver, spleen, kidneys, stomach,and ascending and descending colons; hence improving bowel movements and providing relief from constipation.

Halasana (Plough Pose)

Halasana (Plough Pose)

Halasana (Plough Pose)

This posture provides comfort to the liver and intestine. It is an inversion posture which increases blood circulation in the pelvic area and boosts digestion.

Pavanmuktasana (Wind-Relieving Pose)



The Sanskrit word pawan means ‘wind’ and the word mukta means ‘release’ or ‘free’. It is very useful in removing wind or flatulence from the intestines and stomach

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