Yoga and Naturopathy for Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramp is a sudden and painful involuntary contraction of one or more of your muscles. Muscle cramps may be caused by dehydration, fatigue, pregnancy, calcium deficiency, anemia, hormonal imbalance and certain medications.


Asana:  Sarvangasana, Halasana, Matsyasan, Spinal Twist, Sirsasana, Savasana etc.

Pranayama: Om Chanting, Kapalbhati, Anulom Vilom, Bhramari etc.

Diet Therapy: Have balanced diet that includes fruits, vegetables, salad, green leafy vegetables, milk, butter milk etc.


Have enough water. Sleep at least 7 hours. Do breathing exercises and meditate daily. Massage the affected part with mustard/ coconut oil mixed with camphor. 

Written by Yogaguru Dr Mohan Karki

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