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Yoga for Thyroid

In our body thyroid gland is located in the lower neck after the Adams apple. Its length is about 2 inches. Several different parts of human body are responsible for proper functioning of thyroid gland. Problems with Thyroid gland can cause major disorders to many phases of metabolism. This type of disorder can create weird symptoms in approximately every part of the body. Because of inflammation of the thyroid gland Hypothyroidism is caused, which is also called as chronic thyroiditis. In this situation, the immune system fails to identify the thyroid gland as a part of body and believe it as a foreign body. Thus the immune system tends to harass the thyroid gland therefore its functions get impaired and gland distortion started. Common symptoms of hypothyroidism comprise exhaustion, weakness, and extra mass gain, slow down of the metabolic progression. Yoga can help people suffering from hypothyroidism. Yoga has tendency to excite the endocrine gland and can recover the blood circulation in body.

There is some yoga posture (asanas) that is beneficial against hypothyroidism or thyroid.

Sarvangasana (Supported shoulder stand)
  1. Lie down straight on your back on floor.
  2. Lift up your feet gradually, started from 30, then 60, then 90 and ultimately at 130 degrees where the knees are absolutely beyond the head.
  3. Be in this pose for few seconds.
  4. Breathe out and bring the feet back and relaxed.
Shoulder stand
  1. Lie down straight on your back on floor.
  2. Raise the buttocks gradually and put your hands on back to support back of the chest. Now raise your body as high as you can.
  3. Rather than on the back your body should relax on the shoulders
  4. Be in posture for few seconds and then relax.
Paschimothanasana (The Forward bend)
  1. Sit on the ground with stretched feet.
  2. Sit straight and keep the heels join. Bring your both the hands in the direction of the toes and keep your palms facing downwards so that your hands become equivalent to the feet.
  3. Breathe in and go on towards touching the toes.
  4. Breathe out and take your head down in between the hands. And finally stretch your toes, hands and head.
  5. Be in pose for few seconds and then relaxed.