The Respiratory System is one of the most vital systems in the body. It is composed of the lungs, the bronchial tube, the nose, and the air passages (larynx, pharynx, and trachea). It is mainly responsible in supplying oxygen and getting rid of carbon dioxide in the body. Oxygen is our life source and lack in the supply of oxygen in the body could mean death. The oxygen which is provided by our Respiratory System is used by the hundred-billion cells that compose our body, especially the Brain. Among the diseases that affect the Respiratory System are Asthma, Bronchitis, Cold and Respiratory Allergies.
Allergies are triggered by allergens and often affect the respiratory system. Stress and heightenednegative emotions can also aggravate allergies, which may lead to chronic respiratory illnesses such as asthma and bronchitis. Some of the other respiratory disorders are sinus, hay fever, shortness of breath and allergies.
Symptoms: Common allergic reactions are:
-runny or clogged nose
-eye, nose, and throat irritation
Yogic Management for treatment of Respiratory Disorders:
Yoga has a stabilizing effect on the immune system of the body. With the practice, the overall health and local resistance in respiratory passages is improved, thus tolerance to infection is increased. Yoga is also a great and effective stress management technique. It helps you relax and control your mind and emotions, consequently facilitating in the control of your allergic reaction.
Yogic programs will help in the treatment of Respiratory Disorders:
-Rhythm of Life & Advance
Rhythm of Life
-Yoga Nidra – Level 1 & 2