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5 Poses To Help You Fight A Cold

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These Poses Will Give Your Immune System A Boost!

It’s fall and the weather is changing. Days get shorter and the temperatures starts to drop (and sometimes rise again quickly). All of these changes tend to lead to unwanted sore throats, nasal congestion, and in some cases a cold. Nobody likes to get a cold! It’s exhausting, and can cause disruptions to your daily routine. One of the best ways to fight a cold is to boost your immune system and there is no better way to do this than with yoga!  By doing the proper poses, your body has the ability to better circulate those white blood cells which help fight pesky colds, sore throats, and congestion!

The following poses will give you the proper jumpstart to your immune system and have you ready to deal with the changes in weather. This way, you can focus on the great fall season and everything that comes with it.

See the poses below and be sure to pass this along to your friends so that they too can fight off pesky cold symptoms.



1. Uttanasana

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The Uttanasana or Standing Forward Bend, as it is called, is known to enhance blood circulation. It helps to send a new batch of blood to the head, thereby clearing out blockages and sinuses. It invigorates the nervous system and relieves stress and tension.

2. Ustrasana

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This asana, also called the Camel Pose, opens up the chest and clears out all the passages. It is essential to try and breathe as much as you can while you are in this pose. This will help open up all the blocked areas that are causing the cold.

3. Setu Bandhasana

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The Setu Bandhasana or the Bridge Pose is a versatile asana. It is a great way to open up your chest. It also sends fresh blood to the head, which helps open up the sinuses. This asana also activates the thymus glands, one of the main organs of the immune system.

4. Halasana

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This pose is very helpful for those suffering from sinusitis. It improves the blood circulation in the body and also sets up a clear pathway for detox. This eliminates the pathogens and increases immunity, therefore helping you get rid of your cold.

9. Salamba Sirsasana

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This might seem like one of the most complex and complicated yoga asanas. It revitalizes your body and also helps you detox as the stagnant blood rushes from your toes and filters through your heart and moves further to drain your head. This asana also raises your immunity and helps you fight a cold.


See the remaining poses from StyleCraze here.

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