Yoga for Asthma Bismarck ND

Local resource for yoga for asthma in Bismarck, ND. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to alternative treatment for asthma, asthma treatment, asthma specialists, and asthma relief, as well as advice and content on natural asthma remedies, asthma, bronchial inflammation, and breathing problems.

Womens Health Center
(701) 323-6376
College Drive
Bismarck, ND
Yoga Styles
Power and Relaxation

Ricky C Becker
(701) 530-3333
810 E Rosser Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Askew Chiropractic Clinic
(701) 595-0913
1655 North Grandview Ln
Bismarck, ND

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Sashwita Chintalpuri
(701) 328-9956
515 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Family Practice

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Mark A Erickstad
(701) 530-6010
401 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Pinwheel Creative Movement Center
(701) 255-8499
420 E Avenue B
Bismarck, ND
 
HealthSource of Bismarck
(701) 204-7075
1051 E Interstate Ave
Bismarck, ND

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Family Health Chiropractic, PC
(701) 258-7047
117 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND

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Bipinkumar Amin
(701) 530-6000
401 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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David R Field
(701) 323-6000
222 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Family Practice

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Yoga and Asthma- Yoga basics, Yoga Poses, Yoga Asanas, Yoga Mudras, Pranayamas

Just imagine that it's the middle of the night and you suddenly wake up feeling uneasy. You are unable to catch your breath and getting suffocated. The whole world seems to be closing in around your throat and chest. The urgency to breathe is making you panic. Do you realize what is happening to you?

You're having an asthma attack! Asthma comes from the Greek word for "panting". Asthma is primarily a disease of the respiratory system, where there is a wheezing cough and a sense of suffocation, since the patient has difficulties in inhaling rather than exhaling the air. Asthmatic attacks can be triggered by allergies, exercise, cold air, pollution and stress related disorders. The attack of asthma may last for a few minutes, few hours or even days wherein the patient is exhausted. It is common to all ages, children and adolescents of both sexes, irrespective of socio-economic background. Asthma and Bronchitis are two chronic lung ailments that can cause damage to the lungs. These should be treated immediately to avoid any complications.

Several studies have shown yoga to be a powerful adjunct therapy to reduce the frequency and intensity of asthma attacks as well as to decrease medication use. Tests carried out at Yoga Therapy Centers, across the world, have shown remarkable results in curing asthma. In some cases it has also been found that attacks can actually be averted, without the aid of drugs, just through yogic practices. There is ample research evidence to substantiate the fact that Yoga Therapy makes the treatment so much more successful. Nowadays, even allopathic and homeopathic doctors have arrived at the consensus that Yoga is an excellent alternative therapy for Asthma.

In an experiment conducted in Western Australia, 22 male patients aged 52 to 65 were selected. They suffered from severe breathing. Half of the men underwent standard treatment: physiotherapy that included relaxation techniques, breathing exercises and general workouts to improve stamina. The other 11 men were given a yoga teacher instead of a physiotherapist. He taught them techniques of yoga breathing, which encouraged the use of all chest and abdominal muscles as well as ten yoga postures.

The patients practiced their particular exercises for nine months. Then they were reexamined at the hospital: a technician tested their lung function, a physician screened them closely to determine how their symptoms had changed, and a stationary exercise bicycle was used to measure their capacity for exercise.

The difference between the two groups was striking. The men who had practiced yoga showed a significant improvement in their ability to exercise, but the physiotherapy group did not. Eight or more out of the 11 patients who underwent yoga declared that they had definitely increased tolerance for exertion and that they recovered more quickly after exertion. The physiotherapy group reported no similar improvement. Best of all, the patients who had studied yoga app...

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