every time i do pranayam whether anulom vilom or kapalbhati, i notice my anxiety get increase, my heart get sensitive to sensory inputs like sound. I start to get scared and heart beat raises fast, i get more nervous rather than turning to be brave. Can you please explain why is it happening and what am i doing wrong and what should i do to over come this problem. Your help can help me lead better life.
There is whole lot of ailments relating to sound sensitivity which might get triggered due to angered prana-vayu. The generic description is already provided in every standard and authentic yogic text. You may have read the same shloka quoted by me in various other posts and it goes like this –
It is the shloka quoted from Yogachoodamanyopanishad of Samaved which clearly says that upon aggravating the prana-vayu can cause pain and various diseases relating to Head, Ear and Eyes along with conditions like cough and asthma.
The condition you are suffering from might be termed as Hyperacusis which is result of heightened sensitivity of your ears to specific sound frequencies or in general to all sounds wherein this condition will be technically called ‘Phonophobia or Misophonia’. Not getting in to the details of these medical conditions and terminology because it is not my domain however such a condition can….