26 Jul


What is a nervous breakdown?

A nervous breakdown means a period of intense psychological disorder. During this period, you’re unable to function in your everyday life.

You may experience different types of physical, psychological, and behavioral symptoms when going through a breakdown. 

Current Scenario:-

? 1 out of 4 people in the world will be affected by nervous breakdown at some point in lives

? Around 450 million people are currently suffering from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide.

Source:- WHO

Yoga Asanas for Nervous Breakdown:-

1. Child’s Pose (Balasana):-

? This pose has many benefits. It helps ease digestive processes, reenergizes the body and stimulates the nervous system.

2. Plow Pose (Halasana):-

? This pose does look excruciatingly difficult. However, it helps clear sinusitis and stimulates the nervous system.

3. Seated Spinal Twist Pose (Ardha Matsyendr?sana):-

? It is one of the best yoga asanas for the nervous system that helps clear the toxins out of the body, strengthens your immune system and helps stimulate the nervous system.

4. Anuloma-Viloma (Alternate Nostril Breathing):-

? It is another useful pranayama to help clear blocked nose and congestion in the chest. This pose is quite good for the nervous system.

5. Down Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana):-

? This asana has many benefits. It stimulates WBC production and helps purge the body of toxins. 

? Adho Mukha Svanasana also helps stimulate the nervous system.

6. Dirgha Shwasan (Deep Breathing):-

? It is a type of Pranayama, which concentrates on using your life force or energy to cleanse the body of toxins and ailments. 

? This exercise helps stimulate neurons and improves oxygenation of blood. 

? Dirgha shwasan also helps improve breathing and increase stamina

What food to eat?

? Green leafy vegetables

? Fish

? Dark chocolate

? Broccoli

? Eggs

? Salmon

? Avocados

? Almonds.

So these are the foods to eat and yoga asanas to do if you are suffering from nervous breakdown.

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