Statistically speaking, 8 to 10 percent of couples face trouble in conceiving. The reproductive failure can lead to depression amongst the couple. It’s a deeply saddening and painful experience. Being unable to start a new chapter in your life in spite of enormous efforts. But do you now that yoga might actually help you? Surprised? Don’t be.
In this article, we shall talk about all the yoga asanas you can try out and the nitty-gritty about infertility. Keep on reading to know more…
DEEP DIGGING ABOUT THE REASONS BEHIND INFERTILITY:
There’s a hand full of reasons behind this obnoxious phenomenon. One of the most common ones is stress. Stress can be a major setback while conceiving. Stress resulting from professional and personal life problems that lead to hormonal imbalance is bound to have a negative impact on your chances of getting fertile.
HOW YOGA HELPS
We all are accustomed to the fact that yoga has numerous benefits. Yoga calms and pacifies all the worries and stress from your mind and body. Here are some unbelievable benefits of yoga in treating infertility:
1. BIDING ADEU TO STRESS:
When was the last time your body and mind was at peace? Long back, right? With the hustle bustle in our dynamic lifestyle, peace of mind has become a myth. But yoga’s got your back! It is capable of controlling the release of stress hormones which in turn contributes to your chances of conceiving.
2. DETOX THERAPY TO YOUR BODY:
Yoga makes you realize what detoxification feels like, to get rid of the impurities in your body, feel fresh by flushing of the toxins of the body.
3. AMAZING IMMUNITY:
Just merely learning the art of breathing via yoga can bring a lot of change in your immune system. How? Asanas help to increase the oxygen supply in blood making your lungs healthy. Also, it heightens the number of white blood cells in the body that combat diseases and kicks infertility off your way.
4. TAKES CARE OF YOUR PRECIOUS OVARIES:
Yoga stimulates the blood flow in the ovaries, this, in turn, keeps ovarian anomalies like ovarian cysts away. Asanas regulate the endocrine glands and keep the ovaries healthy.
10 YOGA ASANAS THAT YOU NEED TO EXERCISE
Here are a few yoga poses that you can exercise under the guidance of a good trainer on a regular basis:
It’s simply bending forward towards stretched legs. (Paschima=West, Uttana= stretch, Asana= pose). The asana keeps diseases at bay, modifies the appetite, cures insomnia, infertility and stress.
Stand straight and then stretch/bend forward and touch your feet. This asana increasing the blood supply and flexes the muscles at the back. It also eliminates stress and makes your nervous system happy.
3. BADDHA KONASANA:
Ever seen a butterfly flutter its wings? You got it right, that’s how you do this asana. Flushing the toxins and stress by flapping the legs like the wings of a butterfly helps to increase infertility. This asana can be exercised post-pregnancy as well.
4. VIPARTI KARANI:
This one actually looks fun. In Sanskrit, Viparti Karani means the act of inverting. This legs up the wall asana boost energy in your body and act as a relief from back pain.
5. BALASANA: Bala=Child, Asana=Pose.
It involves the sync of hips, thighs, and ankles. It soothes the mind and increases the blood flow throughout the body. This pose calms the body and mind ushering in peace and tranquillity.
6. KAPALBHATI PRANAYAMA:
Ever thought how simply breathing can help you achieve fertility?
Well, kapalbhati is the act of intense breathing. It involves inhaling and exhaling which purifies and detoxifies the body, draining out all the negativity from the body and mind. This, in turn, relieves your stress and does the magic.
7. NADI SHODHANA PRANAYAMA:
“Nadi” means a trajectory through which energy flows within a body. It basically means alternatively breathing through both the nostrils. It adds peace to your mind and soul and that’s how it works in freeing your body from stress and anxiety.
8. BRIDGE POSE:
This one’s a tough choice yet it yields amazing results. It involves stretching the chest, neck, hips, and spine altogether. Apart from being a stress reliever, it improves the nervous system and digestive system.
A.k.a. corpse pose or final relaxation pose is probably the easiest one of them all. It has a powerful impact on the body and mind. Self-awareness is practiced through this one. It adds an incredible amount of energy and improves the concentration too.
10. SALAMBA SIRSASANA:
Let’s go topsy-turvy with this upside down yoga pose. One of the most arduous yoga poses, this one involves balancing your entire body on your head. You’ll be surprised to know how effective it is in eliminating pressure and stimulating the pituitary gland in addition to strengthening the spine and neck.
LAST BUT NOT THE LEAST…
Yoga requires patience and persistence. Constant practice for months under the right supervision and guidance and it will change your mind and body, literally!
Start practicing from today onwards and may you get the good news your ears have been dying to hear!