Have even been suffered from a frequent cough and cold or tonsillitis? Ever wondered why you are the one who always ends up getting infections in autumn or winter and not your friend? The reason is often subjected as immunity, what is this immunity exactly in simple terms it is the fighting capacity of humans towards infections contributed to the various cells formations in the body commonly known as white blood cell which is produced in various body parts. These cells become activated whenever you are exposed to the infection around you so that you can fight with this nasty cold cough or bigger infections.
Yoga and immunity
Immunity is largely dependent on the way a person leads its life and other combinations do act for sure like your genes (which you get from your parents) .overexposure to various antibiotics nowadays with changing lifestyle is responsible for increasing cases of infection. Try these Yoga Poses to Boost Your Immune System
- Bhujangasan: also known as cobra poses which stretches your front body and chest. Place your palm on sides of your chest then do synchronous deep breath with your head on the ground then gradually push upwards. Do not forget to push as much as your body allows. It stimulates the t cell formation in the neck by increasing blood flow.
- Skull shining breathing technique (Kapal Bhati pranayama)
This is the deep breathing technique which helps in the lymphocytic imbalance by rejuvenating the cells. this improves the blood supply to the brain and other organs hence relieving stress also. this slow breathing technique can be done anywhere and is really easy to practice.
- Sethu bandana also knew as bow pose is done by lying on back and stretching abdomen and back neck upward. It increases the flexibility of the core muscles of the back and opens up the flow of the blood in the various body parts increase the infection-fighting capacity of the body. This Yoga for Immune System can surely be helpful.
- Dhanurasana (bow pose)
Lie on the abdomen with your legs extended, fingers should point downwards towards the legs and legs drawn extended. start bending the knee by holding hand and stretching body upward with lying abdomen on the ground pressing for the stability.try bringing knee and heels as close as possible. This not only releases the energy in the body but put pressure on the digestive system to produce digestive juices.
Along with yoga other lifestyle changes are also required to increase the immunity like keep yourself hydrated, eat healthy food, stay active and don’t forget to include yoga to strengthen immune in your day to day life. The immune system is a main necessity of your life. If it is strong then it is the first step that you must take in order to ensure that your health is at the best. It will slowly come up strong that you will be happy with the results.