By Neha Yadav
Published Jun 10, 2024

Hindustan Times

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5 yoga asanas to reduce risk of stroke

Practicing yoga daily can help promote oxygen supply to the brain and improve blood flow, reducing the risks of getting a stroke. Here are some yoga asanas you can practice to avoid stroke.


This sitting yoga pose helps improve breathing and promotes blood flow to the brain. It also enhances focus and concentration, reduces stress and risks of getting a stroke. 


Also known as the lotus pose, padmasana is an excellent yoga pose that supplies oxygen to your brain. It helps relax your muscles and promotes brain health.


This seated forward bending pose helps reduce stress and anxiety. It helps stretch your spine and calms your nervous system, preventing stroke.

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This yoga pose helps improve flexibility and strength and enhances blood flow to the brain. It also helps reduce stress and the risk of getting a stroke.


Also known as cobra pose, bhujangasana stretches the spine and chest, relieving tension and promoting the oxygen flow to the brain. It helps improves focus and reduces stress.