Yoga For High Blood Pressure

Control High Blood Pressure and Make the Blood Flow equally with Therapeutic Iyengar Yoga

Therapeutic Yoga for High Blood Pressure

Some commonyoga exercises for high blood pressure which can be performed by hypertensive patients are:


  • During the treatment, all the yoga asanas for high blood pressure will be performed with the help of props.
  • Patients are trained and treated under guidance of experienced yoga teachers including Yogacharya Rajveer Singh Chauhan.
  • The sequence and difficulty level of asanas may vary according to the condition of patients and their respective medical conditions.
  • Every person will be advised to perform asanas based on their current health, age and their present capacity to perform asanas.

Hypertension or high B.P. is a concerning problem as it can be the breeding ground for several serious diseases. Technically, blood pressure is the measure of the quantity of blood passing through the vessels at a given point in time.

When the pressure moves beyond the permitted threshold and stays that way for long, it starts affecting the heart. Constant blood pressure can exert pressure on the heart and can lead to cardiac arrests and serious heart conditions. Blood pressure is known as a silent killer as it shows no symptoms or discomforting signs till it's too late, Other than the heart, high blood pressure can also affect the kidneys, brain, and other vital organs of the body.

Early detection of High Blood Pressure is the most effective way to treat a hypertensive patient as it could lead to many other diseases if continued for a longer time.

High Blood Pressure can be caused by many factors, symptoms could vary in different cases of hypertension. Some common factors that cause High Blood Pressure are:

  1. Genetics-  certain genes obtained from your parents can trigger High Blood Pressure.
  2. Aging process-  with increasing age some organs of the body starts showing signs of wear and tear which could lead to physical changes that may cause hypertension.
  3. Sedentary lifestyle
  4. Overweight
  5. Obstructive sleep apnea
  6. Kidney problems
  7. Adrenal gland tumors
  8. Thyroid problems
  9. Use of certain medications
  10. Substance abuse( use of harmful drugs)
  11. Alcohol and tobacco addict
  12. Heart and kidney problems
  13. Sleep problems
  14. Congenital defects
  15. Stress
  16. Chronic illness

It is possible that a person with high blood pressure may not show any significant signs and symptoms or show some signs in the advanced stage.

The most ideal way to identify the risk of hypertension is going for regular check-ups to a nearby clinic.

If signs and symptoms are visible in some cases then the most common ones are:

  1. Headaches
  2. Shortness of breath
  3. Nosebleeds
  4. Flushing
  5. Blood in the urine
  6. Chest pain
  7. Visual changes
  8. Dizziness

 If you see any of these symptoms try yoga for high blood pressure control. this asana can help address both the symptoms and root causes of high blood pressure.