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Yoga helps in fighting diseases
Yoga helps in fighting diseases
Yoga is an Indian art form which is more than a mere type of exercise or way of breathing. If medicines have failed you, yoga might not disappoint you. It actually boasts an impressive plethora of physical benefits suitable for all groups and can be used as complementary therapy in combination with conventional treatments for various diseases. Even though yoga aims to rejuvenate the body from within, be sure to consult a physician before attempting a yoga regimen in order to identify any limitations that may perhaps result in an injury.
The list below peers into the ways through which you could curb and control diseases.
Thyroid: Also known as Adams apple regulates metabolic activities of the human body and a disorder in the discharge of hormones can cause grave problems to the body.
Symptoms: Low energy level, Skin problems, Depression, Anxiety, Neck swelling, Hair loss, Constipation.
Suggested yoga poses:
Halasana/ Plough pose: This pose will give compression to the neck and stimulates the thyroid glands.
Matsyasana/ Fish pose: Matsyasana provides adequate stretching to the neck triggering the thyroid gland.
 Halasana/ Plough pose Halasana/ Plough pose
Matsyasana/ Fish poseMatsyasana/ Fish pose
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome disease: PCOS is a common occurrence in women at reproductive age. Women suffering from obesity are more prone to PCOS. It crops up when a woman's ovaries or adrenal glands produce more male hormones than normal. Presently, many women have started recognising the role of yoga as a safe PCOS treatment option. Symptoms: Irregular or no menstrual periods in women of reproductive age, excess hair growth on the face and body, thinning scalp hair, acne, weight gain, ovarian cysts (polycystic ovarian morphology)
Suggested yoga poses:
Dhanurasana/ Bow pose: This posture helps in galvanising reproductive organs.
Bhujangasana/ Cobra pose: It helps in activating ovarian functions.
Dhanurasana (Bow pose)Dhanurasana (Bow pose)
Bhujangasana/ Cobra poseBhujangasana/ Cobra pose
Arthritis: Arthritis is a common rheumatic condition among adults aged 65 or more. These days' people of all age groups can be affected by arthritis which includes pain, stiffness and swelling in and around one or more joints. Symptoms: Pain, Stiffness, Swelling, Redness, Decreased range of motion.
Suggested yoga poses:
Child Pose/ Shishuasana: This asana can help you straighten your vertebra.
Adho Mukha Svanasana/ Downward facing dog pose: It improves flexibility of the body and stretches the spine.
Child Pose/ ShishuasanaChild Pose/ Shishuasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana/ Downward facing dog poseAdho Mukha Svanasana/ Downward facing dog pose
Lower back pain: The most intricate part of the human body is the lower back. Long hours of desk work can cause severe problems.
Symptoms: Fever and chills, sudden bowel and/or bladder incontinence - either difficulty passing urine or having a bowel movement, or loss of control of urination or bowel movement, severe and continuous abdominal pain.

Suggested yoga poses:
Supta Matsyendrasana/ Supine Spinal Twist: If you want to get relived from constant back pain try this asana.
Vrikshasana/ Tree Pose: This exercise is beneficial for the spine and balances the body.
Supta Matsyendrasana/ Supine Spinal TwistSupta Matsyendrasana/ Supine Spinal Twist
Vrikshasana/ Tree PoseVrikshasana/ Tree Pose
Diabetes: The numbers of Diabetic people have highly increased in the past decade. It is a condition which affects a person's metabolic system as the glucose level rises because of inadequate insulin production or due to the insufficient response of the body to insulin.
Symptoms: Hunger and fatigue, peeing more often and being thirstier, dry mouth and itchy skin, blurred vision.

Suggested yoga poses:
Ardha Matsyendrasana/ Half Spinal Twist: People suffering from diabetes can do this asana to control body sugar level.
Chakrasana/ Wheel pose: Chakrasana can help people suffering from diabetes.
Ardha Matsyendrasana/ Half Spinal TwistArdha Matsyendrasana/ Half Spinal Twist
Chakrasana (Wheel pose)Chakrasana (Wheel pose)
Indigestion/ Stomach Disorder: Stomach disorder and indigestion can lead to a number of health issues such as Gastritis, Diarrhoea, heartburn etc. Symptoms: Nausea and vomiting, bloating and gas, weight loss or loss of appetite, blood with bowel movement, severe abdominal pain, ongoing vomiting or diarrhoea.
Suggested yoga poses:
Apanasana/ Knees to chest pose: If you are battling any sort of stomach disorder then this pose can relieve you from constipation, indigestion, bloating and acidity. It is beneficial for digestion and helps in removing toxic substances from the entire system.
Paschimottanasana/ Seated Forward Bend Pose: This simple stretch can relieve you from digestive problems.
Apanasana (Knees to chest pose)Apanasana (Knees to chest pose)
Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend Pose)Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend Pose)
Migraine: A chronic neurological disease which can lead to recurrent moderate to severe headaches.
Symptoms: Hyperactivity, pain on one side or both sides of your head, sensitivity to light, sounds and sometimes smells nausea and vomiting, blurred vision.

Suggested yoga poses:
Padmasana/ Lotus pose: This asana relaxes the mind and alleviates headache.
Sirsasana/ Headstand or Salamba Sirsasana/ Supported headstand: It is also known as King of all asanas and increases the flow of blood in brain. If the Queen of Belgium can perform this exercise in her 80's then you can definitely make an attempt.
Padmasana/ Lotus posePadmasana/ Lotus pose
Salamba Sirsasana/ Supported headstandSalamba Sirsasana/ Supported headstand
Liver problems: Liver is one of the most important organs because it influences and regulates many bodily functions such as protein production, blood clotting, cholesterol, and glucose and iron metabolism.
Symptoms: Weakness and fatigue, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, and yellow discolouration of the skin etc.

Suggested yoga poses:
Ardha Bhekasana/ Half Frog Pose: This exercise can help people who are suffering from liver problems.
Parighasana/ Gate Pose: It is beneficial for liver ailments.
Ardha Bhekasana/ Half Frog PoseArdha Bhekasana/ Half Frog Pose
Parighasana/ Gate Pose
Depression: Depression, a psychological condition which makes a person gloomy, discouraged, hopeless, unmotivated, disinterested, or bleak. When these feelings last for a long period of time one is sure into depression.
Symptoms: Reckless behaviour, loss of interest in daily activities, appetite or weight changes, sleep changes, anger or irritability, self-loathing, concentration problems etc.

Suggested yoga poses:
Baddha Konasana/ Bound Angle Pose: This yoga can help you out of depression.
Sukhasana/ Easy Pose: Do not confuse it with other traditional postures. In this asana, there should be a comfortable gap between the feet and the pelvis. It is helpful in alleviating mind from depressing thoughts.
Baddha Konasana/ Bound Angle Pose
Sukhasana/ Easy PoseSukhasana/ Easy Pose
Kidney: Kidney is of the essential part of the body as it cleanses blood by removing waste and excess fluid and keeps a balance of salt and minerals in your blood, and helps in regulating blood pressure. Any imbalance in its functions can turn into Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
Symptoms: Changes in urination, swelling of the feet, ankles, hands, or face, fatigue or weakness, Ammonia breath or metal taste in the mouth, Back pain, Itching.

Suggested yoga poses:
Salamba Bhujangasana/ Sphinx pose: The Sphinx pose stretches and strengthens the abdominal organs of the body. It also raises the immunity level.
Naukasana/ Boat pose: The Boat pose strengthens and stimulates the abdominal organs. It also helps improve digestion and alleviates stress.
Salamba Bhujangasana/ Sphinx poseSalamba Bhujangasana/ Sphinx pose
Naukasana/ Boat pose

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