Treat PCOS With Yoga Poses – Part 1
Yoga for PCOS – If you are suffering from PCOS, watching this video on Yoga for PCOS is a must. These simple yoga moves have helped a lot of women find comfort and relief from pain. These yoga asanas bring harmony to your entire system. These yoga poses open up the pelvic area and promote relaxation. In fact some of these yoga postures also help in losing weight, which is important if you are suffering from PCOS/PCOD. There are several yoga exercises which will help you get rid of the cysts in the ovary. The benefits of yoga for women suffering from PCOS are immense. In fact doctors these days advise yoga along with prescribing medicines for pcos/pcod.
Several women suffering from PCOS have trouble in ovulation. And women who are trying to get pregnant may have difficulty in keeping track of the fertility calendar as PCOS usually causes infertility.
Here’s how you do cobbler’s yoga pose for PCOS:
Begin by bringing the soles of the feet together, let the heels touch. Gently holding on to the toes, rooting down through the pelvis, you may feel difficult to bring the knees towards the ground. In that case, you can put a bolster or a block underneath to support the knees.
Inhale, lengthen the spine lifting nice and tall and as you exhale, start to release forward. Bending from the tip and relaxing. Each time you exhale, slowing moving deeper. Coming into the posture just as much as you can and then holding there for ten breaths.Inhale, slowly come up and relax. And back to the beginning.
What is PCOS?
PCOS is an acronym for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and was originally known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, named after two American gynecologists who described this condition in 1953. It’s sometimes also referred to as Polycystic Ovarian Disease or PCOD.
Today, it is a fairly common condition that’s on the rise globally and affects almost 10% of the female population. Family history, a sedentary lifestyle and a poor diet that’s high in calories are some of the factors that affect this condition.
As the name suggests, PCOS affects a woman’s ovaries, usually causing them to become enlarged and develop multiple cysts. This causes a disturbance in the production of sex hormones, resulting in an increased production in both the female and male sex hormones (i.e. oestrogen and testosterone).
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