Jamnalal Bajaj Tropical Disease Research Centre, MGIMS

Day: May 30, 2024

Can Yoga Help With Sleep Apnea?

Suffering from sleep apnea is not a very pleasant thing for anyone to end up going through. Hence, you should try your best to do whatever it takes in order to reduce the chances that sleep apnea would have any serious impact on your life all in all. People often recommend exercise and it is true that exercising on a regular basis can make it a lot easier for you to avoid suffering from sleep apnea attacks. However, with all of that having been said and out of the way, it is important to note that people that are suffering from sleep apnea tend to be quite unfit, so jogging and the like might cause injuries until they improve their fitness levels in other ways.

You can do some research into wellawaresystems and sleep apnea but at the end of the day exercising is necessary so you might want to look into yoga. Yoga has the benefits of increasing your heart rate and gently exercising your muscles and cardiovascular system without placing too much stress on your body. Hence, the chances of injury are lower than what might be the case with jogging, at least for beginners who have not exercised all that much before.

It is recommended that you take a class if you want to start practicing yoga. This will help you ease into it. Try not to go for complicated positions either, start with the basics and work your way up from there. Just make a commitment to start exercising on a regular basis, and if you pair yoga with walking then you might just end up with a lot more weight loss benefits in the near future all of which would be important.