Precautions to be taken before doing Pranayama

If you are suffering from High BP or Heart problems, do Pranayama without much exertion and by taking small intervals in between each sessions.

If you have pain in the lower back, or if you are suffering from acute Asthma or Ulcerative Colitis, remember not to practice Pranayama with strain.

If you are suffering from Epilepsy, Cancer, Pranayama has to be practiced very slowly.

Expecting mothers should not practice Kapalabhathi and Bahya Pranayama.

During menstrual cycle, ladies can practice all other Pranayamas expect Bahya Pranayama.

Pranayama should be done only on empty stomach.

If you want to do Pranayama in the evening, take a gap of 5 hours after meals.


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