Yoga for Deviated Nasal Septum
10 Jul

Yoga for Deviated Nasal Septum

What Deviated Nasal Septum?

The wall part between your nostrils is called your nasal septum.

The septum is made up of bone and cartilage. When this cartilage or bone is off-Center (deviated to one side), it is called a deviated nasal septum.

Symptoms of Deviated Nasal Septum:-

You may find difficulty in breathing through the nose.

Nasal congestion, usually one side more than the other

Recurrent sinus infections


Sleep problems, such as contributing to loud snoring or sleep apnea.

A headache postnasal drip.

Statistics of  Deviated Nasal Septum:-

About 70 to 80 percent of people have a septal deviation that's noticeable to an examiner. 

In many people, the condition doesn't cause symptoms, or symptoms are minor, and no treatment is required. 

A deviated septum that is moderate to severe can result in nasal obstruction.

Estimates suggest that roughly eight out of ten people have a deviated septum.


Yoga For Deviated Nasal Septum:-

1. Sarvangasana:-

Due to this asana Blood circulatory system, respiratory system, and digestive system will be vivified.

While practicing this yoga pose more blood flows into the throat, thyroid gland will be invigorated.

With the help of this asana, Hair loss and premature graying of hair are controlled.

It improves the functions of the eyes and nasal regions of the body.

It helps to clear the nasal area that ensures the smooth flow of air.

2. Simhasana:-

The practitioner develops a beautiful and sonorous voice. It helps to solve many voice-related problems.

This asana is said to remove defects of the throat, nose, mouth, and ears. 

Steady breathing in this position helps the chest and the abdomen.

3. The Breath of Fire:-

This yoga breathing technique is quite useful and efficient. 

It has been used for generating heat and purifies the body.

For this, you have to breathe out completely by removing all the air from the lungs. 

Now draw small breaths at once snapping it drop out with your abdominal muscles. 

Repeat this process for 20 times for useful results.

What Food to eat if you have Deviated Nasal Septum?


Chili peppers


Tart cherries

Green leafy vegetables

kidney beans


So these are the food to eat and yoga asanas to do while suffering from a Deviated Nasal Septum.

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