If you are leaving behind hair follicles everywhere – your towel, floor, the pillow case then you have been victimized by hair fall. With the commencement of receding hair, arrives the added worry of growing them back. Else, it would just indicate the initiation of alopecia, a condition even though common in men is not an alien context to women either. Owing to the daily stress and hectic lifestyle, hair fall condition is a common cause of worry by many. The only way to stop it is to ensure there is a re-growth and that the fall subsides gradually. Yoga has various classes of postures that have been proven as helpful remedy in treating hair fall and promoting their growth.
For the same purpose, we have developed this Infographic demonstrating some of the best asanas in yoga for promoting hair growth while stopping the hair fall. Let us discuss each asana as displayed:
Adho Mukha Savasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)
Begin in table top position. Straighten legs by pushing the tail bone upward. Balance the body on palms and ankles in an inverted V-position. Exhale.
Uttanasana (Forward Bending Pose)
Stand on the feet. Inhale and lift your hands. Exhale while bending forward to touch the floor. If your body allows then try grabbing the back of ankles. Do not lock the knees. Keep your spine firm.
Vajrasana (Diamond Pose)
Kneel on the floor. Keep the spine erect and heels next to each other. Place the hands on your thighs with palms facing downward. Elongate the neck. Relax and take deep breaths.
Apanasana (Knees to Chest Pose)
Lie flat on the back. Bring both knees together towards your chest while exhaling. Hold for 20 seconds before releasing the position.
Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand Pose)
Lie flat on the floor. Inhale and raise your legs upward till the toes point towards the sky or the ceiling. Let the body rest upon your shoulders. Keep the legs and spine straight at all times. You can support your back by placing your hands at the back.
Sasangasana (Kneel Forward Bend Pose)
Kneel on the floor. Bend forward to let your head touch the ground. Hold the ankles between your hands. Remain in this position for five seconds before coming back to initial position.
Ustrasana (Camel Pose)
Kneel on the floor. Keep your body and thighs perpendicular to rest of the leg. Bend your spine backwards to touch the soles of your feet with your hands. Keep your vision upwards. Remain in this position for 5 seconds.
Uttanpadasana (Raised Leg Pose)
Lie flat on the back with arms on each side in rested position. Stretch the legs and lift them from the floor until the legs form a right angle degree with the torso. Remain in the position for 30-40 seconds before releasing into the initial position.