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Paramita Singh Shares Yoga Asanas To Combat Anxiety & Panic Attacks

1. Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)

This asana is a boon for people suffering from anxiety. Benefits: – It helps maintain steady blood flow to the brain – Relieves stress and mild depression – Reduces fatigue and anxiety

2. Janu Sirsasana (Head To Knee Forward Bend)

This asana calms the mind. Benefits: – It gives a good stretch to your spine and abdominal organs – Stimulates digestion and hence improves the nutrient absorption, which is important for a healthy body and mind

3. Salamba Sarvangasana (Supported Shoulderstand)

Salamba Sarvangasana is a rejuvenating inverted pose. Benefits: – It calms the nervous system by increasing blood flow to the brain, which in turn, helps lower stress and anxiety – It helps improve digestion and sleep

4. Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose)

Vajrasana is a good pose for concentration and meditation. Benefits: – It helps in keeping the mind calm and stable – Improves digestion and nutrient absorption

5. Vriksasana (Tree Pose)

It is an excellent exercise to help with your balance. Benefits: 1. It is an excellent pose to improve neuromuscular coordination (trains the nerves and muscles to react and communicate) 2. Improves alertness and concentration

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