YOGA ASANAS FOR THYROID
The thyroid is a gland in the throat that secretes hormones. These hormones affect metabolism, body temperature, and growth.
When a person has a thyroid, it can affect both their physical and mental health. Yoga is an exercise that helps decrease person's stress levels.
Stress is often related with thyroid problems. For this reason, yoga may be helpful for thyroid health.
There are a several types of conditions that affect the thyroid. Two of the most common conditions are:-
Hyperthyroidism:- It is a condition in which thyroid produces an excessive quantity of thyroid hormones. The underlying cause of hyperthyroidism may be overactive thyroid.
Hypothyroidism: -This is when thyroid hormone production is too low. This is often caused by an autoimmune disease that has damaged the thyroid.
SYMPTOMS OF HYPERTHYROIDISM:-
The signs of hyperthyroidism, which is an overproduction of thyroid hormones, include:-
Unexplained weight loss
Light or missed periods
BENIFICIAL YOGAS FOR THYROID:-
Beneficial yoga poses:-
The following yoga poses acts on stimulating the throat. They are thought to improve circulation, as well as strengthen the neck where the thyroid is located.
SUPPORTED SHOULDER STAND(SARVANGASANA):-
The supported shoulder stand pose involves being upside down, which is known in yoga as an inversion.
Inversions helps to increased blood flow to the throat.
lie down flat on the back
place a folded towel or blanket under the shoulders to support them
bring the shoulders to the edge of the towel while your head rest on the mat.
Keep the arms on either side with palms facing down
press arms and back firmly into the floor
breathe in and lift legs up at a right angle
push hands into the lower back for support the lower region
Keep the stomach pulled in, so the core is strong
hold the body and legs in a straight line up from the shoulders
keep the chin tucked into the chest
breathe deeply three times
lower the legs back down slowly, keeping the core engaged
The Plow Pose is also believed to stimulate the thyroid
Come the legs right over and behind their head
Rest their toes on the floor behind their head
Keep your lower back supported with their hands Breathe deeply three times
Bring the legs back above the head
Gradually lower the legs back to the floor, keeping the core engaged.
The Fish Pose is best pose to do after a shoulder stand or Plow, as it stretches the body in the other direction. In yoga, people refer to this as a counter pose.
The Fish Pose is straightforward to perform and goodfor beginners
Sit down with the legs and extended in front of them
Keep the hands on the mat behind them with their fingers tucked under their buttocks
Place the chest up and open, imagining a string pulling it up to the sky.
Breathe deeply three times slowly lift the head up and release the arms to come out of the position
BRIDGE POSE(SETUBANDHA SARVANGASANA):-
The Bridge Pose is beneficial for strengthening the back. It may also help promote thyroid health.
Lie on the mat with their back on the floor
Keep the feet and knees in position with the hips
With arms by the sides of the body, press the palms into the floor
Up the hips up to the sky, imagining a string pulling the hips upward
Tuck the chin into the chest
Breathe deeply three times
Gradually lower the hips to come out of the position
The Cobra Pose gently stimulates the throat and thyroid.
Lie down on their stomach on the mat
Place the palms on the mat under the shoulders
Squeeze the elbows into their sides
Press the palms into the mat
Lift the head up until the chest lifts of the mat and the back is arched
Drop the head back towards the bottom if this feels comfortable.
BENEFITS OF YOGA ASANAS IN THYROID:-
The advantage of yoga is that it can be beneficial for both hyper and hypothyroidism.
It improve the circulation of blood, which in turn improves hormone secretion.
It help to strengthen the neck and focus more on stimulating the throat where the gland is situated.
One needs to understand that yoga is a slower process, and the results do take time to reflect on the body.
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