Follow these Yoga Poses and Sleep Well Nightly

Many people suffer from insomnia, a sleep disorder that makes it hard to fall or stay asleep. The recent century has come up with drugs and medicines to cope with this malady, but these come with several complications. Which has made many people going through persistent or severe insomnia seek other means of  diminishing their problem with sleeping. A growing number of insomniacs have been utilizing Yoga, because of its principle of good health and fit way of life.

Nightly or pre-bedtime yoga (preferably) makes the mind and body relaxed, which condition is conducive to falling asleep faster and staying asleep longer. Seven yoga postures have been proven, with nightly practice, to treat insomnia even among long-term sufferers. Practiced regularly, the benefits of these postures are certain.

Uttanasana or Supported forward bend. This posture must be done with support from the bed, in order that the stress blocking the mind from resting, is eased. This pose is one amazing way to wind down your day because of its rest given to the worn out body and anxiety-ridden mind, resulting in mind and body relaxation.

Sarvangasana or Shoulder Stand.  This pose removes the tension from the tension-filled parts of the body, besides stimulating your mind and body. Focused on the thyroid gland, blood flowing to the neck, shoulder and head is greatly assisted, as well, by this pose . With this, the mind gets to be relaxed and induced towards sleep.

Halasana or Plow Pose. Improved blood circulation to the brain is the immediate benefit from this pose. It heightens the circulation to the brain and the head, at the same time calms the mind and blocks insomnia from setting in.

Supta or Reclining side twist. The effect of this pose is excellent for the nerves, with the stretches reviving and restoring energy to the spine and the back nerve-endings. When these nerves are loosened by the stretching moves, your mind gets calmed and relaxed.

Pavana Muktasana or Double wind releasing pose. This pose eliminates surplus body wind or gas that leads to headaches, nausea, dizziness and insomnia. While the excess body wind is being eliminated, the body instinctively unwinds, leading to enhanced functioning of the normal organs.

Sukhasana or Seated forward bend. This pose is focused on stirring up the nerves, at the same time stretching the other body parts. Insomniacs benefit from this pose through the stimulation of inner reflection and a general calming of the body.

Savasana or Corpse pose. This pose completes your yoga session, with the wide scope of problems it handles. The mind is enhanced to think better and concentrate sharper. Best results from this pose come along when it is done lying in bed. It is focused on breathing techniques, which are excellent enhancers of sleep and elimination of insomnia.

Practice all these seven postures properly and you can soon say goodbye to your sleeping problems. Your life will be on its way to fitness and good health, a condition you can't hope to have if you lack sleep.

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