YOGA for Asthma:
a  Simple Natural Cure 

Yoga breathing exercises and asanas for asthma are the most effective natural cure for asthma. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Videos of Yoga breathing exercises and asans given here will change your condition in 21 Days.

They will help to soothe and ease congestion of the bronchioles and increase lung capacity.If you get an asthma attack these exercises will help to manage the agony. With regular practice,  over time  Yoga  breathing exercises and asans will help you leave the agony of Asthma behind.    

Asthma affects people of all ages, but it most often starts during childhood.  The prime cause for this problem is pollution. Though different current asthma treatments are available, yoga therapy is the most preferred natural remedy for asthma as it is effective and has no side effects.

Yoga Cure For Asthma
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In this free course we have shown only few of the entire yoga routine. Yoga will help you to recover from the underlying symptoms of asthma . If you have any acute condition or suffer from multiple diseases other than asthma, consult our yoga doctors before starting the yoga routine. It is important because any inappropriate inclusion of yoga exercise or asanas for asthma  in the routine can have adverse affects.

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We provide an affordable personalized program consists a consultation with Dr. Dibya Sundar Das on Skype with personalized YouTube Videos playlists, thus eliminating any time constraints. Personalized DVD's of Yoga breathing exercises and poses most relevant to your condition for long term natural cure of asthma can also be made. (Only available to the Indians).     

Start practicing yoga regularly. Choose a time of day you can stick with, so that exercise becomes a habit. No matter what time of day you choose to exercise, make sure to plan your workout two to three hours after your meal.

Deep breathing with chest expansion:

Stand straight with hands in front parallel to the shoulders and fold palms as namaskar posture. Inhale and spread hands sidewise and expand chest. Again exhale and bring your hands back to previous position. Do this for 10 times, take rest and then do for 10 times.

Benefits: Get energized and focused with this exercise.

Intercostal breathing:

Stand straight. Place the right hand on the right side of the ribs and the left hand on the left side of the ribs in such a way that the fingers of both the hands are placed on the intercostal space/ position respectively. Now take deep breathe (inhale) and then breathe out (exhale). Do this for 10 times.

Benefits: Intercostal muscles gets active and helps in breathing when normal breathing is difficult.

Abdominal breathing:

Stand straight. Keep your palms on navel region, keeping right palm over the left palm. Now take a deep breath and push your abdomen out.  Then while breathing out pull your abdomen inside. Do this for 10 times.

Benefits: This exercise can help you fall asleep in case of trouble sleeping.

Quick inhalation and exhalation of breathing:

Stand straight. Hands beside the thigh. Then quickly inhale and exhale through the nose. Do this, take rest. Do this for 10 times, take rest and then do for 10 times.

Benefits: Opens up the blocked nasal passage.

Bhujangasana resting on hand:

Lie down on the floor with your face downwards. Chin should touch the floor. Both your toes should be kept together and they should be turned outwards. Place your hands in such a way so that your lower arm till elbow should rest on the floor. Elbow should be parallel to shoulder. When you raise your trunk, your forearms should be touching the sides of the chest. Now put pressure on the hands and raise your body up. Breathing will be normal. Now, hold this position and count 5. Rest the body on the floor. Repeat the again. Then take rest in sabasana.

Benefits: Helps to ease symptoms of asthma.

Matsyasana in straight legs with pillow:

Sit on the ground with legs stretched out. Slowly lie down on your back. Place one pillow on your back. Place the crown of the head on the ground by bending the dorsal and cervical spine backwards. Then remove the hands. Place your palms on the respective thighs with elbows touching the ground. Count 5. Then release your head first with the help of your hands. Repeat this asana again. Then take rest in sabasana.

Benefits: A yoga for asthma which expands the lung capacity.


Lie down on your back. Stretch your hands straight upward and hold your right thumb with left thumb. Feet should be outstretched. Lower body will be stretched downward and upper body to be stretched upward. Hold and count 10. Practice twice. Then take rest in shabasan in supination.

Benefits: Stretches the whole body, provides natural traction.

10. Pranayam:

Sit in sukhasana posture. Palms will be on respective knees in gyan mudra. Close your eyes. Now slowly breathe in and out. Concentrate on your breathing. Do this for 10 times. One time refers breathing in and out.

Benefits: Pranayama can actually relieve the symptoms of asthma by control of breathing.

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Causes of Asthma
The exact cause of asthma is not known. An asthma attack is a reaction to a trigger.

Triggers of asthma attack:

  • Allergic reaction.
  • Exposure to cold, dry and polluted weather.
  • Exposure to tobacco, dust, molds or wood smoke.
  • Close contact with pets, pollens.
  • Inhaling respiratory irritants such as perfumes, deodorants, room fresheners or cleaning products.
  • URTI, such as a cold, flu, sinusitis, or bronchitis.
  • Emotional excitement or stress.
  • Physical exertion or exercise.
  • Reflux of stomach acid known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
  • Sulfites, an additive to some foods and wine.

Risk factors for developing asthma:

  • Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and other allergies.
  • Eczema: another type of allergy affecting the skin.
  • Genetic predisposition: a parent, brother, or sister also has asthma.

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A Word Of Caution:

Exercises given here are for otherwise healthy patients. If you have multiple medical conditions please be cautioned that some exercises may not be suitable at all. Consult our Yoga Doctors for a routine customized to your medical condition.

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