Yoga can improve both emotional and physical health. It is an excellent form of exercise for lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd), asthma and other lung diseases.
Yoga increases the strength and flexibility of respiratory muscles.
Regular practice of yoga, opens alveoli and increase blood and oxygen supply to the lung. Thus, lungs can absorb more oxygen and remove impurities from the breathing tube.
Regular practice of yoga, lengthen inhalation and exhalation, and slower the Respiratory rate. This deeper and slower breathing activates the para sympatric nervous system, reducing stress and rejuvenating the body.