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How to Deal with Fertility Problems Through Yoga?

Deal with Fertility Problems Through Yoga

Yoga is a miracle for the century. It has thrived from the ages of yore in ancient India up until today’s date. Ancient yogis came up with a practice with which one could reach a presence that was beyond one’s psyche, one’s behaviour and personality. They realized that with the alignment of proper movement and breathe control they could control the mind and reach inwards to this presence.

If you have practiced yoga in your life, you will have noticed the benefits it has brought about. And if you have practiced for long enough, the thought of becoming a yoga teacher must have definitely crossed your mind. And for good reason, the habit of spreading knowledge is so essential.

To become a full-fledged yoga teacher one must go through a certified 200 hours course lead by a distinguished teacher. If you are looking for certified teachers, you can find a lot of yoga teacher training in India. Rishikesh is the world yoga hub and is also located in the heart of India; one may also find a lot of yoga teacher training in Rishikesh.

Our world has come to the 21st century where there is an inherent necessity to be successful, to move forward, to maintain the pace with which humanity is treading ahead. The pace has given birth to a mass of ailments such as stress, anxiety, and physical shortcomings. One of the common physical shortcomings is the issue of fertility, in both men and women.

It is almost as though one’s body and genes are best active and useful when they are in their teens and early twenties.  After that age, a tornado of stress sweeps our existence and breaks the strength of vital body parts.

Hormones play a very crucial part in the development and maintenance of the human reproductive system.

To maintain a healthy body one must pay close attention to diet and exercise. Stress and external pressure cause internal pressure that causes a disturbance in the diet and physical activities. It also leads to hormonal imbalances which gradually causes fertility issues. One gathers unhealthy problems like stress-eating, eating disorders, obesity, weak joints, and bones, etc.

The practice of yoga is holistic for this reason. It encourages close attention on a healthy diet leading to a physical alignment of the body mind and soul through intricate asanas and poses.

Almost every asana in Yoga helps keep a good hormonal balance in the body, however, there are a few specific asanas that one can practice to Deal with fertility issues.

Here are three asanas:

1. Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana
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This is an easy pose to perform and it has stimulatory effects on the ovaries and the uterus area. It concentrates on the areas of your hips, hamstrings and the lower back. This asana also betters your psychological state.

To perform this asana:

Sit on the ground with both your legs stretched out straight in front of you and your toes flexed towards yourself. Now bend at your waist towards your legs with an erect spine. Place your arms beside your feet palms facing towards the ground. Stretch your upper body towards the direction of your feet while keeping your spine erect. Stay in this position for as long as it feels comfortable to you.

2. Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana
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This asana works on the stimulation of the thyroid gland. If the thyroid gland is not functioning correctly, it can result in infertility. It also relieves stress and works on calming the mind.

To perform this asana:

Lie down with your back on the ground. Join both your legs and raise them off the ground in a perpendicular hold. Next, while breathing freely, support your waist with your hands and raise your waist off the ground as well. Your entire body weight should be supported by your shoulders and arms. Stay in this position for as long as you can breathe comfortably.

3. Bhujangasana

Bhujangasana
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This is one of the best asanas for fertility correction. The asana works on facilitating and increasing blood flow to the ovaries and the uterus. It also helps produce cervical mucus the fluid which makes the journey easier for the sperm to reach the ovaries.

To perform this asana:

Lie down on your stomach with your palms facing the ground. Your feet must be facing the floor and heels up. Now with your stomach still touching the ground, push your upper body above the ground forming an arch out of your hips and back. Your entire body weight will be resting on your arms. Breathe freely and stay in this position until it feels comfortable and relaxing.