Focusing on our holistic health is the way forward, and yoga may help us overcome our physical and mental health issues.
Yoga asanas, pranayama, meditation, cleaning, and relaxation techniques have been shown to help reduce physiological stress responses.
Covid-19 is here to stay, and its latest form, Omicron, will continue to endanger our health. Keeping our immunity high and stress levels low is critical as the third wave of Covid-19 approaches.
Focusing on our holistic health is the way forward, and yoga may help us overcome our physical and mental health issues. Yoga helps to develop psycho-physiological health, emotional balance, and manage daily stress.
Ayush recommends yogic activities including asanas, pranayama, meditation, purification, and relaxation to assist control the physiological reaction to stimuli. Yoga can assist manage chronic diseases such diabetes, hypertension, COPD, bronchial asthma, sleep problems, depression, and obesity, which can be associated with Covid-19.
“Yoga is a natural holistic health approach that includes physical postures, breathing methods, and meditation. Yoga increases strength, flexibility, and mental well-being while increasing immunity and improving organ function “Yoga expert Grand Master Akshar told HT Digital.
He also recommends yoga to improve overall health and immunity.
Make yoga a regular habit.
Yoga is performed by millions of people worldwide for its numerous health advantages. Yoga aligns the body and helps the mind and body by channelling the breath through the body. Using the correct breathing technique while performing yoga poses will increase the practise and provide you all the benefits.
Improving your immune system requires a well-balanced diet rich in whole grains and lean protein sources such as fish and chicken as well as nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices.
Eat regularly and at the proper time to establish long-lasting immunity. Avoid eating late at night or eating breakfast at odd hours as this can reduce immunity. Consume plenty of muscle-building foods and avoid processed foods. Opt for homemade food.
Regular practise of Pranayama, a set of breathing practises, might enhance your immune system. Pranayama also aids in Covid-19 recovery. Anulom Vilom and Bhastrika are some of the most useful pranayama practises during this time.
Create good habits
To boost your health while taking Omicron, you should drink fresh fruit juice or coconut water twice day. It is recommended that you practise poses such as paschimothattana, Vajrastanam and Padhastanam three times a week.
Last but not least, observe the pandemic’s guidelines. Stay safe by isolating yourself, avoiding large gatherings, wearing a mask and washing your hands frequently.