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Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
13 Jul

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?


Any condition that causes swelling in the tissue within the carpal tunnel can squeeze, and it also irritates the median nerve of the hand. 

Irritation of the median nerve in this manner causes tingling and numbness of the thumb, index, and the middle fingers a condition known as "carpal tunnel syndrome."


  Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cramping and weakness of the hand

Decreased grip strength

sharp shooting pains can felt in the forearm



Statistics of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:-

It is a common condition that occurs in 2.7% of the general population. 

This disease is more common in women than in men, and the average age of people with CTS is 40–50 years.


Source:- https://www.myvmc.com/

Yoga For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:-


1. Warrior II Pose:-

Strengthens and stretches the legs and ankles

Stretches the groins, chest and lungs, shoulders

Stimulates abdominal organs

Increases stamina

It Relieves from backaches, primarily through the second trimester of pregnancy

Therapeutic for carpal tunnel syndrome, flat feet, infertility, osteoporosis, and sciatica



2. Salutation Seal:-

It Reduces stress and anxiety.

It Calms the brain.

It Creates flexibility in the hands, fingers, wrists, and arms.

It Opens the heart.


 What Food to eat if you are suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Pineapple

Turmeric

Walnuts

Salmon

Spinach

Red Bell Peppers


So these are the foods to eat and yoga asanas to do while suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.


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