Due to the hustle and bustle of modern life, we have to deal with stress every day. Unfortunately, this makes our adrenal glands work extra hours and it may result in adrenal fatigue. The most common symptoms of adrenal fatigue are food cravings, weight gain, irritation, rashes, depression, anxiety, and so on.
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Fortunately, yoga may help you treat that adrenal fatigue. This practice may help you reduce stress levels, relax your body and mind and balance your nervous system.
In this article, we would like to show you six relaxing yoga poses that can help you restore normal adrenal function and reduce stress levels. In order to start, you need a long pillow, a yoga mat, and two yoga blocks.
#1. Viparita karani
Hold this pose for five minutes. This pose will improve your blood circulation, fill you up with energy and make you feel happy and energized.
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#2. Supported child’s pose
If you want to feel safe and secure, you should meditate in this position. Hold this pose for five minutes to fully relax your body.
Hold this pose for five minutes to get rid of anxiety, lower stress levels and find a balance.
#4. Supported crossed-legs pose
Hold this pose for two minutes on each side to release tension in your hips after a stressful day and calm down your mind.
#5. Supported bridge
Hold this position for five minutes to slow down the overactive sympathetic response and balance your mind and body.
#6. Supported twist
Hold this position for two minutes on each side to stretch back muscles, improve digestion, and get rid of negative thoughts.
Before you start practicing these poses, you need to remember these rules:
If you feel neck pain while practicing, put a pillow under your cheek.
In order to feel a deep twist, turn to the opposite cheek.
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As you see, these yoga poses are very easy-to-perform and effective. By practicing this yoga routine, you will notice positive changes in no time.
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