Female yoga student practicing seated forward bend (paschimottanasana) with yoga bolster for support.

Chances are at least one person in your life—a family member, someone you work with, or a good friend—has high blood pressure and takes one or more pills a day to bring it under control. Why so likely? Because high blood pressure—what doctors call hypertension—affects one in three adults in the United States. 

Dr. Baxter Bell: Yoga for Heart Health - How to Tune up Your Circulatory System

How does yoga affect heart health? One important avenue is the way yoga practices help to maintain or improve circulation in the cardio-vascular system. This is the system that includes the heart muscle, the... Read more
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Does Yoga Relieve High Blood Pressure? What the Research Says

https://www.yogauonline.com/yogau-wellness-blog/5-ways-lower-blood-pressure-naturally A recent research review of the effects of yoga for high blood pressure concluded that regular yoga practice may lower blood pressure. But we still know too little about which types of yoga practice work and how much practice is needed to be effective. Read more

Regular Meditation Can Help Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Both meditation and yoga therapy show promise as effective ways to lower blood pressure naturally. Read more

Yoga for Healthy Aging: Study Finds Yoga Improves Common Age-related Heart and Brain Changes

Aging is more than just gray hair and forehead wrinkles—getting older takes a toll on every part of our bodies, especially our cardiovascular and nervous systems. But a new study suggests that there’s something we can do to reverse the detrimental effects of aging: yoga . Read more
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Yoga For High Blood Pressure: An Interview with Timothy McCall, M.D.

Have you ever wondered why your doctor takes your blood pressure on every visit? This silent but deadly condition is one of the leading causes of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. One in three... Read more

Reducing High Blood Pressure: Comprehensive Lifestyle Changes, Including Yoga, Produce Superior Results

Nearly 30% of adults aged 18 years of age and older in the U.S. suffer from hypertension or high blood pressure. The disease is often called a silent killer, as most individuals experience few if any symptoms. Left unchecked hypertension increases the risk for cardiac illness including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, and is also a major contributor to kidney disease. Read more
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Which Are the Best Yoga Poses for High Blood Pressure and Which Should You Avoid?

Yoga can be a very beneficial therapy for controlling and lowering high blood pressure naturally. The gentle, soothing practice of yoga asanas settles both mind and body and reduces stress—a leading cause of hypertension. Read more
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Ayurvedic Herbal Remedies for High Blood Pressure

The powerful potential of Ayurvedic herbs enlivens the inner healing ability of the body to lower blood pressure naturally and prevent heart disease. Read more

What Is High Blood Pressure?

Much research has shown high blood pressure to be caused by lifestyle factors. Indeed, the best natural remedy for high blood pressure may simple lifestyle modifications. Changing your diet, reducing stress e.g. by practicing yoga, and other simple changes can go a long way towards reducing blood pressure naturally. Read more
Man practicing yoga asanas, Warrior II pose (Virabhadrasana II), that can help lower high blood pressure naturally.

5 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Practicing yoga asanas for high blood pressure, stress management, and other simple lifestyle habits can be remarkably effective ways to lower high blood pressure naturally. > Read more