Yoga for Coronary Artery Disease

In this section, we mainly focus on the very common heart disease CAD or Coronary Artery Disease. In our old article we gave an overview of heart disease. Hyper tension, depression, Anxiety is other common causes of CAD.


what is Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common heart illness. It is the main source of death in the United States in both men and ladies.

In this sort of coronary illness a waxy substance (yellow substance as appeared in picture) which is additionally called as plaque development in the supply routes of the heart. This condition is called as Atherosclerosis. Because of these corridors get to be limited and don’t permit oxygen-rich blood stream to the heart. We called it as heart blockage. Computer aided design happens when the veins that supply blood to heart muscle get to be solidified and contracted. This is because of the development of cholesterol and other material, called plaque, on their internal dividers. This development is known as atherosclerosis. As it develops, less blood can move through the corridors. Accordingly, the heart muscle can’t get the blood or oxygen it needs. This can prompt mid-section torment (angina) or a heart assault. Most heart assaults happen when blood coagulation abruptly removes the hearts’ blood supply, creating changeless heart harm.

In simple words in Coronary artery disease a waxy substance (plaque) is form inside the Coronary arteries. These Coronary arteries plays an important role, coz they supply oxygenated blood to your heart. At the point when plaque develops in the arteries, this condition is atherosclerosis. The development of plaque happens over numerous years.

After some time, plaque can solidify or burst (tear open). Solidified plaque contracts the coronary supply routes and lessens the stream of oxygen-rich blood to the heart.

In the event that the plaque cracks, blood coagulation can shape on its surface. An extensive blood cluster can for the most part or totally square blood move through a coronary conduit. After some time, burst plaque likewise solidifies and contracts the coronary supply routes.

On the off chance that the stream of oxygen-rich blood to your heart muscle is diminished or blocked, angina or a heart attack can happen.

Angina is mid-section torment or uneasiness. It might feel like weight or pressing in your mid-section. The agony likewise can happen in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back. Angina torment may even feel like acid reflux.

A heart assault happens if the stream of oxygen-rich blood to a segment of heart muscle is cut off. In the event that blood stream isn’t reestablished rapidly, the area of heart muscle starts to kick the bucket. Without snappy treatment, a heart assault can prompt genuine well being issues or demise.

According to survey, More than 10 million cases for every year (India) The standard cause is the development of plaque. This causes coronary conduits to thin, restricting blood stream to the heart.

Common tips: – Change your Lifestyle changes; add yoga in your daily routine. Pharmaceuticals, specially Pranayama and therapeutic techniques can anticipate or treat coronary illness.

Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

  • Feeling heaviness, weight and completion in the mid-section.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Angina or mid-section torment. Chest pain is also cause by acidity.
  • Sporadic heart thumps.
  • Sweating.
  • Queasiness.
  • Shortcoming.

Pranayama for Coronary Artery Disease

Pranayama will evacuate your heart blockages without burning through cash. 30 Minutes pranayama day by day keeps your heart sound and help your safe framework.

  • Anulom – Vilom
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama.
  • Bhastrika Pranayama.
  • Bahya Pranayama
  • Nadi Shodhana.
  • Pranav Pranayama
  • Bhramari Pranayama
  • Udgeeth Pranayama and Meditation.

Yoga Asana to prevent Coronary Artery Disease

  • Surya Namaskar.
  • Uttanpadasana.
  • Savasana.
  • Bhujangasana.

Drink Bottle gourd (Lauki) Juice daily in the morning before breakfast to cure coronary supply route sickness. It decreases elevated cholesterol and get in shape and enhances the capacity of heart. Remember Bottle gourd vegetable ought to be sweet. If it is bitter in taste then keep away from it. It is best to cure cholesterol and heart sicknesses normally.

Benefits of Yogic Activities in Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

  • Pranayama breathing exercises improve overall cardiac heart system.
  • Strengthens function of arteries which flows oxygen rich blood to the heart.
  • Yogic activity regulates and strengthens the respiratory system.
  • Maintain a good cholesterol level and also reduces high blood sugar.
  • Overall decrease cardiovascular risk factor like high cholesterol, body weight, high diabetes and stress hormones.
  • Releases stress, anxiety and depression.
  • Improves proper blood circulation.
  • Improves function of nervous system.
  • Improve symptoms of heart failure.
  • Reduces high blood pressure.
  • Increases your Immune system.
  • Strengthens mind, body and soul.


Perform all the Yogic activities in under the supervision of an expert Teacher. Please concern a Doctor if you have medical history.

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