Pranayama Benefits...is controlling your breathing truly important?



With a certain level of adrenaline inside our body we can get goosebumps. Why does it happen? Well... sometimes, in fact, our brain fails to get this sudden and weird increase in the adrenaline level, thus, making the cause unknown. Sometimes, we do not have any stress at all (which is a main reason our body raises adrenaline levels), yet our body starts acting as if the panic disorder mode has been activated.



Stress Is Not The Sole Culprit


If you believe that only stress increases adrenaline levels, you can relax. It's a myth and stereotype. Often, when we get too excited and happy, our curiosity reaches its peak. Our body misinterprets signals-regarding-functioning from and by the brain to other parts of the body and makes it the culprit # 2, causing the panic attack. That makes our body's organs function abnormally. One of the common abnormalities that we all face at some stage of our lives is an irregular breathing pattern.





The New Normal - The Irregular Pattern Of Breathing


Anxiety and depression are common and normal these days. Almost every being present on Earth has it. As per the research, your pets tend to bite you only when they are anxious. Anyhow...


Though anxiety and depression have become common, the signs may not be recognized. Not every person takes out his phone immediately to Google about the sudden irregular patterns of breathings they might start having. That's why most people think that they are having an asthma attack and often end up in the hospital bed. All due to the anxiety.

How to rein that in? Keep on reading.





The active agent to prevent the rise of Adrenaline in the Body: The Surya Namaskar Benefits


Surya Namaskar are Sanskrit words, meaning, "Hey, Sun!" Early in the morning. It goes without saying that "early to bed and early to rise", makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Surya Namaskar benefits are countless. If currently you are doing the Surya Namaskar via meditation only, you need to take the next step. Include Pranayama in your routine. One of Pranayama's benefits that override all is, it keeps false symptoms of Asthma, that is 60% anxiety away.





Knowing About Pranayama


Pranayama is a Sanskrit word. It has two parts - Prana and Ayama. Prana is life force, while Ayama has a meaning of to extend. These parts together give the meaning of the 'regulation of life force energy.' This is a series of postures that target normalizing the pattern of deep breathing. These postures are witty calm techniques linked to inhalations, exhalations, and breath retention, also known as Kumbhaka.



The Surya Namaskar's Companion's Benefits


Less Stress

Our nervous system is automatic. It has to respond and alert the whole body regarding any threatening situations. Surya Namaskar benefits the mode of operation of said system by reining the fight or flight response of the body.


Anulom vilom Pranayama and Bhramari Pranayama are the pertinent Pranayama benefits practiced to calm stressful and toxic thoughts inside the brain and calm down the body by relaxing the tensed muscles. This is one of Kapalbhati benefits. Continuous practice of these techniques restructures the nervous system by accelerating its automatic mode.





Improved digestion

Do you think Pranayama benefits only the breathing pattern, just like how Surya Namaskar benefits the adrenaline response? Well... that's just another myth linked to these practices. After eradicating all toxic thoughts from the brain, the next vital task done by them is facilitating the functioning of the body's second vital organ.


Surprised, no?


While doing Anulom vilom Pranayama and Bhramari Pranayama, exhalation and inhalation engage our diaphragm's lower, middle, as well as upperparts. The organs situated next to the abdomen move along with the diaphragm gently. This causes all of them to slide against each other naturally. Inter alias, Kapalbhati, benefits us by connecting tendons and fascia slosh that enhances overall effectiveness.


For gaining all Pranayama benefits, sitting straight properly is a condition. Sitting straight engages the lower area of the diaphragm.


Cleanses Tissue

There is a fluid inside our body. That fluid is called Interstitial Fluid, and we have two gallons of it inside us. Kapalbhati benefits us by enhancing the velocity of these fluids. That process creates an alternating saturating and wringing scenario, which in turn cleanses our tissues. Pranayama benefits by enhancing the number of multivitamins and multimineral absorbed. It and its major technique, Kapalbhati, increase the efficiency of the lymphatic system.





Cleanses Lungs

Much like Anulom vilom Pranayama and Bhramari Pranayama, Surya Namaskar benefits by acting as a cleanser for our lungs. It does so by emptying the bottom area of the lungs and expelling all unwanted particles outside. The harmful effects of not-cleansing are countless. Gravity is going to pull all material to the bottom, thus, influencing the breathing and functioning of all organs.


Improved Lymphatic System.

The most vital part of the immunity system inside us is the lymphatic system. It has lymphatic vessels. Those vessels are entrusted with the duty to carry a fluid known as lymph toward our hearts. That fluid has white blood cells. As it circulates through the body, it drains the interstitial fluid where all toxins are formed, and cells dump their waste.


If the lymphatic system gets halted, such toxins and waste will accumulate, resulting in feelings of stiffness, being swelled, and heaviness.


The lymphatic system's efficiency depends on the pump by which it maintains lymph's flow. The deep breathing practice of Bhastrika pranayama benefits by influencing the movement of your organ, resulting in the generation of that pump. These Pranayama's postures, inversions, and twists are purely for the lymphatic system's acceleration.





A Glowing Complexion

When breathing and its patterns become more effective, our body gets an extra pump of oxygen. That extra oxygen gives the skin a naturally bright and healthy glow. Surya namaskar benefits and provides naturally glowing skin - the dream for attaining on which we spend infinite bucks every month.


Aids In Weight Loss

We all try to be like a fox and prefer things that give multiple benefits. Pranayama benefits by being an All-In-One. It not only stretches our body's muscles, calms the body and mind, gives control over breathing patterns, but is a kind of calm workout. It also aids in losing weight.





Conclusion


No matter which Pranayama technique you opt for, each Pranayanama benefits you. Anulom vilom Pranayama and Bhramari Pranayama target fats from the abdominal area, which is an issue of many of us - particularly women. Bhastrika Pranayama benefits low blood pressure patients. Surya namaskar benefits by increasing the function of the thyroid gland. Kapalbhati benefits by giving boosts to metabolism.


It is recommended to opt for the technique as per your lifestyle. With Surya Namaskar, happy Pranayama benefits!


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