As the modern lifestyle involves people consuming unhygienic food and also following a sedentary lifestyle, more and more of them are being plagued by digestive problems such as gastric and acidity. Though antacids and other medicines can help, yoga comes up as an effective holistic healing therapy for a host of health issues, including this one.
Here is a list of 5 best yoga poses for gastric and acidity:
1. Supta Baddha Konasana (Reclined Bound Angle Pose)
This yoga pose is considered particularly useful for digestive ailments, including gastric trouble and acidity. In this pose, you have to lean backwards and get elbows on the floor, followed by lowering the back on the floor. Hold the position for some minutes and then come out of it, rolling over the right side and then sitting up slowly. Use your hands to support yourself while getting up. Pregnant women and those with shoulder injury should abstain from this pose.
2. Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)
Another yoga pose which is of great help in healing acidity and gastric problems is setu bandhanasana or bridge pose, which cools both body as well as mind. It provides strength to abdominal organs and alleviates stress from the mind. Lie of your back and bend your knees with feet flat on the floor. At the same time, arms are kept on the side of the body. While breathing out, start shifting the weight of your body to your arms, trying to reach the pelvis upwards off the floor, with neck and head still flat on the floor. Hold the position for a few seconds and come back to the original position.