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Care For Migraine

1. 2. 3. 4. GIRIDHARASANA KUMBHA RAJA SHEETALI PRANAYAMA SEETKARI PRANAYAMA

1. GRIDHARASANA
MATSYENDRIYA SAMHITA, VERSES 25-27 (More)

TECHNIQUE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Be seated in the padmasana and then place the elbows on toes Interlock the fingers Place the chin on the knuckles Press the thumbs against the throat Settle in this posture first for 60 seconds PADMASANA (for reference) GHERANDA SAMHITA, UPADESHA 2, VERSE 8 (More) IN PADMASANA, NEXT-

2. KUMBHA RAJA
KUMBHAKA PADDHATHI, VERSE 134 (More)

3. 3. 2. SHEETHALI PRANAYAMA GHERANDA SAMHITA. 2. 6. VERSE 54 (More) TECHNIQUE 1. 3. Sit in a comfortable pose and close your eyes with hands in Chin mudra Press the lower teeth with the upper teeth and open the lips comfortably Suck air through the gaps in between the teeth Be aware of the sound produced After inhaling close the mouth and exhale through the nose Do this 21 times END OF KRIYA Cure For Migraine Steps to be followed: 1. 4. 2. 4. close your mouth For a moment hold the breath Exhale through both the nostrils Do this 21 times IN GRIDHARASANA. 6. 6. 5. 7. UPADESHA 5. 8. NEXT- 3. Sit comfortably with hands preferably in Chin mudra Close the eyes Protrude your tongue as much as possible Roll the sides of the tongue like a tube Now inhale through the tube formed by the tongue.TECHNIQUE 1. 5. NEXT- 4. BHAGA ASANA VAMA GATI KUMBHAKA . SEETKARI PRANAYAMA HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA. You will feel coolness in the mouth while inhaling After inhaling. VERSE 54 (More) TECHNIQUE 1. 4. Stay in Padmasana Inhale FORCEFULLY Hold the breath to the maximum capacity by closing the nostrils Exhale when you feel you cannot hold anymore Exhaling should be very soft. in a relaxed way Do this 21 times IN GRIDHARASANA. 5. UPADESHA 2. 2. 9.

VERSES 23 & 24 (More) TRANSLATION-cum-TECHNIQUE 1. Sit with left heel at the anus and right foot on the left thigh Close the eyes with index fingers. Sit for 30 secs IN BHAGA ASANA. 2. NEXT- 2. CHAPTER 10.TECHNIQUE 1. Inhale through both the nostrils Hold the breath in an appropriate manner . VERSE 28 (More) TRANSLATION-cum. Meditate on the Master or Deity 5. UTKRANTI PRANAYAMA TRATAKA KUMBHAKA 1. BHAGA ASANA YOGASANANAM. 2. and ears with thumbs Bring your awareness to the eye brow center 4.3. VAMA GATI KUMBHAKA HATHA SANKETA CHANDRIKA. nose with middle fingers. 3. 4.

vomiting. Exhale through both the nostrils 4.TECHNIQUE 1. 4.493 (More) TRANSLATION-cum. . VERSES 491 . THRAATAKA KUMBHAKA JOGA PRADIPIKA. Inhale through the left nostril and inhale visualizing the atma travelling up along the spine. Exhale when you can not hold any more 4. 3. Do this 21 times IN BHAGA ASANA. photophobia (increased sensitivity to light) and phonophobia (increased sensitivity to sound). Hold as long as possible judiciously 3. and nausea. It is about three times more common in women than in men. CHAPTER 53 (More) TRANSLATION-cum-TECHNIQUE 1. symptoms include nausea. the symptoms are generally aggravated by routine activity. Retain and Exhale through the nose Adopt all bandhas Do this 21 times END OF KRIYA Disease Description Migraine is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by moderate to severe headaches. Pull your tongue upwards Inhale .3. 2. NEXT- 3. 2. Do this 21 times IN BHAGA ASANA. NEXT- 4. The typical migraine headache is unilateral (affecting one half of the head) and pulsating in nature and lasting from two to 72 hours. UTKRANTI PRANAYAMA HATHA TATTVA KAUMUDI.

however.[21] There are. and frequency of attacks is variable. Migraines may be induced by triggers. sensory. many biological events that have been clinically associated with migraine.Approximately one-third of people who suffer from migraine headaches perceive an aura—transient visual. . with common triggers quoted are stress. language. The severity of the pain. The underlying cause of migraines is unknown. and fatigue. duration of the headache. or motor disturbances signaling the migraine will soon occur. hunger.