Very often we suffer from stomach discomfort. Swelling in the belly is one of the most common. We feel heavy, uncomfortable, and full of gas or general malaise. The reasons for this swelling can be very varied, from physical causes to emotional causes. A diet low in fiber (fruit and vegetables), low physical activity, and intolerance to some foods such as gluten or lactose, lack of lack or fear of losing someone may be some of the most common causes of this evil. Our body does not stop being the reflection of our soul, reason why everything that affects to us can have repercussion in our physical well-being. It is important to learn to listen to the body and learn from it. This is where yoga can help us achieve it.
One of the best postures to relieve these pains is knees to the chest or Pavanamuktasana. To perform it we must lie on our back and bring our knees to the chest. We put gentle pressure on her and lift her head to her knees. We maintain this posture for 30 or 60 seconds. It is ideal to start the belly release and prepares us for the following postures.
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There are many other postures that can help relieve the swelling of the belly. Basically, we refer to forward bending postures, abdominal action postures, and torsion postures.
Forward bending postures are ideal for unlocking the nervous system, favoring recollection and emotional balance. They become a preventive of digestive disorders and, in addition, fight anxiety and insomnia. Some of these postures are the posture of the caliper or the forward foot flexion.
Abdominal action postures are ideal for combating abdominal adiposity. They help release abdominal gas and improve physical well-being. Some of these postures are the iron or the boat.
Lastly, the torsion postures provide a deep massage on the intestinal organs. They are ideal for preventing indigestion, irritable bowel, and hemorrhoids. Some of these postures are the average torsion of the column or the average torsion of lying column.