General Health Benefits of Pranayama W.S.R. to Effects on Respiratory System: An Ayurveda Review

  • Yogeshwar Ashok Tikle Jupiter Ayurved Medical, College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Abstract

Pranayama is traditional techniques practicing from ancient time of Indian civilization; it establishes balances of body, mind and spiritual health. Pranayama used for various purposes such as; maintaining health status & beauty, delaying age and as therapeutic measure against many pathological conditions. Pranayama involves three stages of respiratory practice; Puraka (inhalation), Kumbhaka (retention) and Rechaka (exhalation). These stages when practices with respiratory control then offer several health benefits. Pranayama improves circulatory process of body, boost respiratory system and helps in pathological conditions like; asthma and rhinitis. Present article summarizes role of Pranayama on respiratory system and related diseases.  


Keywords: Pranayama, Respiratory System, Puraka, Kumbhaka and Rechaka.

Keywords: Pranayama, Respiratory System, Puraka, Kumbhaka and Rechaka

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Author Biography

Yogeshwar Ashok Tikle, Jupiter Ayurved Medical, College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

M.D. (Swasthavrittha), Associate Professor, Jupiter Ayurved Medical, College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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Tikle YA. General Health Benefits of Pranayama W.S.R. to Effects on Respiratory System: An Ayurveda Review. JDDT [Internet]. 15Feb.2020 [cited 27Feb.2020];10(1-s):215-7. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/3894