Thyroid Treatment: 5 Quick Yoga Asanas That May Help


Thyroid is the natural medical condition and can be cured with medications and exercises. Here are the few yoga asanas that can help cure thyroid

Written By Akanksha Ghotkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

Practising Yoga for thyroid problems is a natural way to get rid of the medical condition. By practising yoga regularly, you see normalcy in the production and release of the thyroid hormone. This ensures the reduction of the dependency on thyroid medication. Typical symptoms are abnormal weight gain, tiredness, baldness, cold intolerance, and bradycardia. Hypothyroidism is treated with hormone replacement therapy, such as levothyroxine, which is typically required for the rest of the patient's life.Here is a list of 5 thyroid exercises you can follow to get rid of hypothyroidism / hyperthyroidism:

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Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)

Lying on your back with feet together using your arms for support raise both legs. Slowly raise your buttocks and spine from the floor raising the trunk in a vertical position. The elbows should be above the shoulder wide apart. Gently, press the chin forward so it presses against the chest. Release your hand and place the arms on the floor beside the body with the palms down. Slowly lower the torso, the buttocks and the legs. Relax in Shavasana.


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Halasana (Plow Pose)

Lying on your back with feet together using your arms for support, raise both legs keeping them straight together. Slowly raise buttocks and spine from the floor and inhale. Keep your legs as an arc over your head till your toes touch the floor. Relax and hold the pose as long as it is possible for you. Exhaling lower your legs an go back to the starting position.


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Bhujangasana ( Cobra Pose)

Lie flat on your stomach, keep your arms to the side of your shoulder. Slowly raise your head and straighten your elbows. The arms may or may not be stretched. Hold that position for a few seconds. Slowly release the upper back, lower the arms and neck, chest, shoulders and finally the forehead to the floor.


Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

Lie flat on your stomach, turn your legs upwards, hold both the ankle with your hands. Inhale while you are raising your thighs and neck simultaneously upwards, arching your spine as much as possible. Hold the position as long as you are comfortable. Exhaling return to the original position.

Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

Sit in Vajrasana. Stand on your knees with hands close to your tighs. Stretch your right arm up reaching slowly to you right heels, do the same with your left arm. Remain in the final position as long as possible. Return to the normal position by slowly releasing one by one hand in front of the floor. It is important to follow this asana by forward bending asana like Shashank asana.

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