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Yoga to control blood pressure

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Yoga is an extremely effective method to keep blood pressure under control. Stress and tension are two of the major factors that contribute to high blood pressure. The practice of yoga enhances blood circulation to all parts of the body and oxygenates the blood; enhancing alertness and cognitive skills while reducing stress and tension. The shallow breathing in the yoga postures is also known to calm your mind and release anxiety and tension which in turn can lower your blood pressure. This video will show you the steps of setubandhanasana or bridge pose, an asana which can control your blood pressure. Additionally, this asana also stretches your back and neck while improving your flexibility and reducing your belly fat.