PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is one of the most common diseases in women. In this problem, small cysts begin to form in a woman’s ovaries, so problems such as obesity, irregular periods, infertility, and insulin resistance can occur. So far, no exact treatment has been found. Experts recommend lifestyle changes for this. Yoga can be an effective remedy for you in this direction. With yoga, you can not only control the symptoms of PCOS, but also reduce the health risks that come with it.
Vandana Gupta, a yoga teacher at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), talks about the benefits of yoga from time to time. Recently, he made a video on PCOS and PCOD related issues.
Vandana Gupta shares a video on her Instagram post of yoga asanas that can help you deal with PCOS and PCOD-related issues. From this video, we bring you some simple yoga asanas that can help you control your PCOS and PCOD.
These 4 Yoga Asanas Can Reduce PCOS Complications (Yoga for PCOS)
1. Baddha Konasana
Baddha Konasana is also known as Bound Angle Pose. This is a sitting position that helps stretch the hips, abdominal muscles, and thighs, and helps to open the hips.
Do something like this to bind angular
- Sit down with your legs straight forward.
- As you exhale, bend your knees and pull your heels toward your pelvis.
- Lower your knees to the sides and bring the soles of your feet together.
- Slowly bring your heels closer to your pelvis.
- Now hold the toes of both feet with your hands.
- You can hold this pose for 1-5 minutes.
- Inhale and lift your knees, returning your legs to their original position.
2. Sleeping Baddha Konasana
Supta Baddha Konasana is a Sanskrit word. The word consists of four words. Supta means “lie down” and “Bandha” means “tie down”. Angle means “a posture formed by bending the limbs” and Asana means “sitting, standing or lying down”.
Do this dormant conditional konasana
- First, you can sit normally.
- Then place a pillow behind your hips.
- Gently bend your feet to connect the soles of your feet together.
- During this time, press the thighs of your feet outward.
- Now stretch out your hands and lift your palms up.
- Now try to inhale and exhale deeply.
- Return your legs to their normal position, returning to the starting position from the left side.
Ustrasana is great for transferring energy in your body. It consists of two Sanskrit words, the first llama means camel and the second asana. That’s why this yoga pose is also called Camel Pose in English.
Do like Ustrasana
- First, sit on a yoga mat with knee support.
- Keep your knees the same width as your shoulders and keep your soles extended toward the sky.
- Now, try to rest your hands on your ankles while bending your spine back.
- In this position, take 5-10 deep breaths and slowly return to the normal position.
During Shashankasana, the body is in the shape of a rabbit. That’s why it is called Shashankasana. Rabbit is called Shashaka in Sanskrit. On this basis, the asana was named Shashankasana.
Do like Shashankasana
- To do Shashankasana, first you sit with a palathi.
- Now let your knees relax a little, stretch out your hands and move up.
- During this time, your spine should be straight. Inhale while moving your hands up.
- Now slowly bring your hands forward as you exhale. During this time, try to keep your chin on the floor.
- You can do this pose 4-5 times at a time.