Yoga For High Blood Pressure

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

Therapeutic Yoga Asanas for High Blood Pressure

Some common yoga 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 will be treated by trained yoga teachers under the guidance of 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.

High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is a medical condition in which blood pressure is increased to a level that can be unhealthy for your body. Blood pressure is calculated by the amount of blood passing through blood vessels.

If high blood pressure continues for a longer period of time then it can cause many health problems( most commonly heart-related diseases). High Blood Pressure is becoming quite common nowadays,

It develops gradually in your body and in most cases it doesn’t show any clear signs and symptoms.  Hypertension can affect major organs of the body like the brain, heart, eyes, and kidneys.

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.