Practice these yoga asana and pranayama to recover from dengue. Learn these yoga asanas and pranayama help in recovering from dengue fever.

Dengue affects a large population every year. Dengue infection also causes high fever, body ache, headache, sore throat and runny nose. During this the body’s immune system becomes weak. Not every fever is considered dengue. Dengue is a viral infection caused by the bite of an Aedes mosquito. By biting Aedes mosquito, the virus present in it helps in spreading the dengue virus in the blood. There are many yogasanas and pranayama that help in recovering from the weakness caused by dengue (yoga for dengue). Here Yoga Therapist Dr. Amit Khanna is telling the yogasanas that help in recovering from dengue.

It takes 4-6 days for dengue symptoms to appear.

It takes 4-6 days for the symptoms to appear after a mosquito bite. It lasts for a maximum of 10 days. In severe cases, it can bother for a long time. This disease can also be fatal, because the number of blood platelets starts decreasing rapidly in it. In such a situation, the patient suddenly starts having headache along with fever. This causes severe muscle pain and joint pain, as well as pain in the eyes. Fatigue, vomiting, and nausea may also occur.

Yoga and Ayurveda for Dengue

Ayurvedic treatment of dengue can also be done. According to Ayurvedic medicine, medicinal herbs like Giloy, papaya leaves, aloe vera and pomegranate have a positive effect on dengue. It not only increases the platelet count, but also boosts the body’s immunity. There are many yoga postures, which promote physical weakness, stress, weak immunity caused by dengue. Yoga postures are beneficial for the body as well as the nervous system.

1 Sarvangasana

In Sarvangasana, the whole body is balanced on the shoulders. That’s why it is also called Shoulder Stand Pose. It affects and stretches all the parts of the body.

How to do Sarvangasana

Keep the hands on the floor. The palms should be facing down.
Take the hands under the thighs near the hips.
Keep the forearms firmly on the floor and lift the chest by putting weight on the elbows.
The chest should be away from the floor. Then lower the head till it touches the floor.

2 Matsyasana

In this the body is brought into the posture of a fish. This strengthens the immune system. Matsyasana also gives relief from diabetes to period cramps.

How to do matsyasana

Keep the hands beside the body with the palms facing the ground.

Matsyasana also gives relief from diabetes to period cramps. Image: Adobe Stock

Relax body and mind. Taking support of the arms, contract the abdominal muscles.
Slowly raise the legs to the straight position.
Once the legs are straight, press the hands down.

3 Nadi Shodhana Pranayama (Nadi shodhana)

Nadi Shodhan affects the nervous system. This helps in centering the body and mind. This is a good pranayama practice to get rid of anxiety and fatigue. ,

How to do Nadi Shodhan (yoga for Dengue)
Pay attention to the breath. After exhaling, start taking deep breaths.
Make Vishnu pose.
Breathe through the left nostril. Exhale through the right nostril.
Inhale through the right nostril. Exhale through the left nostril.

Kapalbhati Pranayama

It strengthens liver and kidney. It activates the nerves, helps in gaining control over mental power. It frees from toxins.

benefits of kapalbhati pranayam
Kapalbhati activates the nerves, helps in gaining control over mental power. Image: shutterstock

How to do Kapalbhati Pranayama

Sit in Vajrasana or Sukhasana.
Pay attention to the breath.
While inhaling the stomach, exhale rapidly through both the nostrils.
50-100 should be done.

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