PCOD – Polycystic Ovary Disease affects many women and has a range of symptoms at the mental as well as the physical level. this can make life difficult for the patient and for the people around her. You will be happy to know that yoga can be an effective way to manage the symptom of this condition. Yoga for PCOD can help to reduce stress and balance hormones and can improve your overall health.
Some 5 effective Yoga for PCOD
- Paschimottan asana
- Ardhamatsyendr Asana
Bhadrasana begins seated with your both legs extended out in front of you. Bend your knees and bring the soles of your feet together allowing your knees to drop out on the respective side. Hold on to your ankles with your hands pull your legs as closer to your body as possible and press your knees down towards the floor. Hold for some time and then release. Do this for a few rounds.
Bhadrasana helps to stretch and open hips and groins. This can be helpful for the woman suffering from PCOD. It improves the circulation to the pelvic area which can help regulate the menstrual cycle and reduce menstrual cramps. It also releases stress and tension in the body.
Second is Paryankasana, sit down in Vajrasana spread your feet apart, and try to keep your knees together. Sit on the mat in the space created between your feet and lean backward with the help of your elbows and forearms to lie Supine. Interlace your finger and hold your hands over your abdomen. Maintain this posture with normal rhythmic breathing till comfortable but not more than two minutes.
Paryankasana helps to regulate the thyroid glands and balances hormones. It improves digestion and releases constipation which can be a symptom of PCOD. It relieves stress and anxiety. Stress and Anxiety worsen the condition of PCOD.
Third is Paschimottan asana, Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of you lean backward keeping both your palms facing downwards and beside your chest hands folded at the elbow, and slowly Bend forward stretching your hands to hold your toe. Try to touch your head to the knee without bending your knees. Here, you can even try to lower your elbows to touch the floor if possible. Remain in this position for a few seconds and then return to the starting position.
Paschimottan asana stretches your spine, hamstring, and lower back which can reduce back pain and discomfort that may come with PCOD. It helps to stimulate the ovaries and improve hormonal balance.
Fourth is Ardhamatsyendr Asana, Sit on the floor with both legs extended in front of you. Fold your right leg inwards and press your heel against the perineum. Take your right leg bend at the knee crossing across your left thigh. Place your right foot near the outside of the left thigh and bring your right knee close to your chest. Bend the left leg at the knee inwards and place your foot close to your right hip.
Twist your torso on the right side. Let your left hand hold your right ankle or toe. Give more twists to your spine and place your right hand across your back with the Palm facing outwards at the same time, turn your head and neck towards your right shoulder, stay in the posture for a few seconds, and then come back to the starting position.
Ardhamatsyendr Asana stimulates the liver and kidneys which can help detoxify the body and improve liver function which is important for hormonal balance. It stretches the shoulder hips and spine which can alleviate tension and discomfort in those areas.
Now we have forward-bending Asana and that is Balasana. Sitting Vajarasna, slowly bend forward keeping your hands by your side palms facing up. Rest your head on the floor if possible, for a few seconds and then return to the starting position. Balasana calms the Mind and releases stress and Anxiety. It helps to improve blood flow to the reproductive organs which can improve overall reproductive health.
These five yoga for PCOD help to regulate hormones and improves digestion and circulation. Alliveates pain and discomfort and above all reduces Stress and Anxiety. Learn and practice these asanas to manage PCOD disease to bring balance to your lifestyle.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can we heal PCOD naturally at Home?
Yes by Yoga for PCOD. Bhadrasana, Paryankasana, Paschimottan asana, Ardhamatsyendr Asana, and Balasana.
- Does PCOD have a natural treatment?
Yes, Do Yoga as suggested above, you will definitely see results.