Wednesday November 13, 2019

Practice Yoga to Excel your Performance in Bed

According to New Delhi-based yoga expert Anjali Sharma, yoga can improve sexual functions and your interpersonal relations as a whole

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Surya Namaskar consists of twelve yoga poses which will activate an impressive variety of your body-parts. Wikimedia Commons

More and more people are uncovering the benefits of practicing yoga, but little do they know that yoga can bring energy to the bedroom as well. Experts say that yoga can improve your sex life if it is done under proper guidance.

Stress plays a major role in your sex life. Increase in stress levels can have negative effects on the body, in turn, reducing sexual desire. Practicing yoga makes ones mind tranquil that makes the process of cerebral tissue oxygenation occur in deepest of human tissues that send micro-nutrients and blood supply to the tiniest parts of our brain and the genitalia.

“Daily stress, smoking, alcohol and excess sugar intake – all hamper sexual performance in both men and women to a great extent. Yoga calms the mind and helps increase blood flow to the private parts,” one of the nation’s top sexologist, Prakash Kothari, told IANS.

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Kothari advises two yoga postures to his patients — Havasana (corpse) and Vajrasana (kneeling). Pixabay

Kothari advises two yoga postures to his patients — Havasana (corpse) and Vajrasana (kneeling). While Shavasana leaves you in a state of rejuvenation, reducing blood pressure, anxiety and insomnia, Vajrasana makes the body exceptionally strong and healthy.

“Vajrasana also helps in digestion which is key to good health and increases the flow of blood to the whole body,” said Kothari, founder-adviser of the World Association of Sexual Health (WAS). According to New Delhi-based yoga expert Anjali Sharma, yoga can improve sexual functions and your interpersonal relations as a whole.

“Yogic practices help in reducing stress and anxiety, which are wearing you down mentally. It helps to reduce fatigue and improving muscle strength. Yogasanas help in increasing the pelvic and back muscle strength as well,” Sharma told IANS. “Yoga teaches you to have a sound body and mind, which has a positive effect on all your functions including sexual functions,” she added.

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According to New Delhi-based yoga expert Anjali Sharma, yoga can improve sexual functions and your interpersonal relations as a whole. Pixabay

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Yoga poses which are helpful includes Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, Setu Bandhasana, Kandharasna, Balasana, Padmasana, Badha Konasana, Marjaryasana, Titali Asana, Kapalabhatti Kriya (in a controlled way), Nadi Shodhana Pranayama. “Yoga boosts your stamina, increases your flexibility. So we can say that the connection between yoga and better sex life is promising,” Sharma said.

“As it calms the mind, yoga improves the dialogue between the two individuals that leads to intimacy in the bedroom, and beyond,” Jyoti Kapoor Madan, senior consultant (Psychiatry) at Gurgaon’s Paras Hospitals, told IANS. So, when you count various health benefits of practicing yoga, remember that doing yoga could be your ticket to a super performance in bed. (IANS)

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Researchers Find an Effective Solution to Treat Isomnia

The study, published in the journal Neurology, involved 487,200 people in China with an average age of 51

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Frequently seen in clinical practice that chronic Insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea are responsible for Atrial fibrillation which is also linked to stroke risk. Pixabay

Sleepless flocks take a note, researchers have found people who have Isomnia may be more prone to stroke, heart attack or other cardiovascular diseases. Do yoga and you can feel sleepy, Indian experts said.

Health experts here have found solution to the problems raised by the Chinese experts. According to them yogas — Shavasana, Vajrasana and Bhramari Pranayam along with a healthy diet may curb the sleeplessness.

According to Sahil Kohli, Consultant, Neurology at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital in Gurugram, research has shown that more risk of having a stroke or brain attack is there if you have insomnia and this risk is even more pronounced in the age group of 18-34 years.

“Reduced sleep leads to inflammation which leads to causes high blood pressure, glucose intolerance and both of which can increase heart and stroke risk.

“Frequently seen in clinical practice that chronic insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea are responsible for Atrial fibrillation which is also linked to stroke risk,” Kohli told IANS.

“It is highly advisable that patients who have reduced sleep and even those who feel fatigued even after sleep at night needs evaluation for sleep disorders which can be evaluated by a sleep study,” Kohli suggested.

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Researchers have found people who have Isomnia may be more prone to stroke, heart attack or other cardiovascular diseases. Do yoga and you can feel sleepy. Pixabay

The study, published in the journal Neurology, involved 487,200 people in China with an average age of 51. Participants had no history of stroke or heart disease at the beginning of the study.

The people were then followed for an average of about 10 years. During that time, there were 130,032 cases of stroke, heart attack and other similar diseases.

People who had all three symptoms of insomnia were 18 per cent more likely to develop these diseases than people who did not have any symptoms.

According to Atul Prasad, Director in Neurology Department at BLK Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, there have been multiple studies linking chronic insomnia to the occurrence of stroke.

“Of late there have been multiple studies postulating an increased risk of stroke in patients with chronic insomnias (via increased cortisol levels and inflammation), and in cases of periodic limb movement syndromes leading on to hypercoagulable state,” Prasad told IANS.

He added that the evidence is convincing in greater part to the increased risk of stroke in individuals with sleep disorders and robust evaluation of the same in concordance with a neurologist or pulmonologist is mandated for correct diagnosis and further risk stratification of these patients.

According to the doctors, if you are facing any such problem related to sleep, then follow these tips.

*No matter how busy your routine is, but to get good sleep, it is most important that you set a time for your sleep.

*For deep sleep, you can also play light instrumental music in the bedroom, which will give you peace of mind and sleep will come quickly, the doctor said.

*After working all day, if you stick to a computer or TV even in your rest moments, then make a distance from them, at least before sleeping, start avoiding working on the computer, Prasad suggested.

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If you have Isomnia and you want deep sleep, you can also play light instrumental music in the bedroom, which will give you peace of mind and sleep will come quickly. Pixabay

*He also asked people to follow a healthy diet.

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“There are some types of yoga that make you feel sleepy. Such as Shavasana, Vajrasana, Bhramari Pranayam, etc. Doing these regularly will also get rid of insomnia problem and fatigue will be completely removed,” he concluded. (IANS)