The liver is one of the body’s most intricate but essential organs. It also regulates hormones while aiding in the removal of numerous pollutants from the circulation. The liver is always working, although many of us frequently ignore this important organ and take it for granted. One of the body’s more intricate organs, the liver is also in charge of metabolism, immunity, and digestion. Unlike other physiological systems, the illnesses connected to the liver are not well known. Liver diseases are the tenth most prevalent cause of mortality in India, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). A recent study that was presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago showed the exponential growth of NAFLD. It is primarily attributable to choosing a sedentary lifestyle.
One strategy to reduce the risk of fatty liver is to make changes to your lifestyle and eating habits. However, yoga is among the oldest methods for maintaining physical fitness. Yoga can improve our physical and mental flexibility, calmness, and agility.
Yoga asanas for liver detoxification:
Bow stance helps to reduce cramping during menstruation, control menstrual flow, etc. Constipation, digestion, and menstrual cramp relief are all aided by this. It extends the back as well. It is necessary to lay on one’s stomach with their legs spread wide. Keep your hands to yourself. Now slowly bend your knees and, while holding the ankles with your hands, draw them up towards your head. Do not, however, spread your legs apart past the hips. Now, while drawing your legs closer to your torso, slowly attempt to elevate your thighs. Lift both your chest and face at the same time, then pause for a while.
It relieves back pain, neck discomfort, and relaxes the spine and hips. Holding the position for a short period of time and performing it every day will assist to strengthen shoulders and legs and reduce tension.
Even though it appears that you are relaxing, the child’s pose is actually a dynamic stretch that lengthens the back. After a long, tiring day, it’s also a fantastic stress reliever before bed. Starting from a kneeling position with your arms extended straight in front of you, sit back until your glutes rest just above your heels without contacting them.
The cobra stance primarily targets the midsection. It enhances heart health, strengthens the back, and aids in blood circulation. Stretching one’s legs out while lying on one’s stomach and lifting one’s chest with both hands on the sides is required.
This twisting yoga stance stimulates the liver and aids in the body’s detoxification process. One must begin this asana by sitting upright with their backs extended. Straighten your legs. Bring your right foot over the left leg while slightly bending your left knee. The palm of your right hand should be flat on the ground behind your back when you extend it backward. Put your left arm up in the air. Grab your right ankle while extending it around your right knee.