Tackling Bipolar Disorder with Yoga Techniques
Yoga techniques offer some simple breathing exercises that may help relieve panic, anxiety depression, and bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, which is common and found in even young teenagers. Bipolar disorder is a genetic illness characterized by fluctuating feelings of delight and absolute depression.
Bipolar disorder is often lumped with other main mental illness, schizophrenia, but unlike this there are no changes in the brain tissue. Yoga techniques can help plan the brain and direct the energy swings to avenues that are more productive. Bipolar disorder is, as the name implies, a swinging mood from happy, giddy, and increased energy. A sufferer of this disorder will rapidly change their happy mood and follows a deep depression immediately. Some of the symptoms of this disorder are sleeplessness, weight loss, and if it develops far enough there can be visual and auditory delusion. Cell damage can cause if this energy is continued to build making the brain cells to disorganise. However, yoga techniques can be practiced in order to avoid the bipolar disorder, and the patient can lead an active and satisfying life.
Yoga techniques will help you to get in touch with your own body, makes you more aware of mood swings, and help you to remain calm. By practicing regular breathing exercises, yoga poses and being in the moment will help to control this bipolar disorder.
However, you can’t ignore the importance of professional health and the correct medications because medical help is vital in lessening the risk of cellular damage if it’s left unchecked. Once the bipolar disorder patient has been analysed and medication is in progress, then they can concentrate on increasing the level of awareness to that extent that their body wants.
Yoga techniques are a great tool for reducing the mood swings and challenging your body mentally to slow down. Concentrating and practicing yoga poses, meditation, breathing exercises can help in reducing the anxiety and level the moods in your body. Taking medication is also essential to stabilize the energy in the brain cells. Exercises, removing the negative way of thinking and letting go of the strain that they have passed through are all-important in treating bipolar disorder.
It’s more important for a patient to be diagnosed as this disorder is occasionally treated just as depression and moreover the medication and treatment for depression is different from bi-polar disorder. The need for large amounts of medications for bipolar disorder can reduce by listening to your body, by practicing concentration and breathing techniques and following healthy eating patterns, which can help your body and lessen the damage to healthy organs.
One patient can be diagnosed with bipolar disorder, after 20 years, even if depression is being diagnosed and treated successfully. After practicing yoga techniques, breathing exercises and receiving therapy changed to a new medicine turned him around. The importance of meditation and breathing exercises can’t be stressed enough in treating patients with bi-polar disorder. Yoga techniques help in getting the stability of emotions that the body requires to generate a healthy and happier person.
Alien Sheng July 2010