These days thyroid has become one of the most common problems like common cold or falling hair. Women are more prone to have thyroid than men. Thyroid is of two types. Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Thyroid is a gland situated in the lower neck and its main function is to control the metabolic activity of the body, like how fast the body is burning the calories, or making protein. It also helps in monitoring the heart rate and maintains the body’s sensitivity to other hormones. Thyroid hormone is very important for the development of the brain in children.
Hyperthyroidism as the word suggests, hyper, means there is an increased production of the thyroid hormone. Excessive thyroid hormone results in weight loss, over sensitive skin, increased heart rate, abnormal sweating, increased hunger, anxiety and over all weakness. Hypothyroidism: Here the condition is reversed and there is deficiency of thyroid hormone which results in weight gain, fatigue, prone to cold, means low body immunity, disturbed menstrual cycle, dry and patch skin. One of the most common causes of hypothyroidism is iodine deficiency.
5 Various Best Yoga For Thyroid
Sit on mat in a cross legged position. Breathe in deeply through your nostrils and allow your lungs to expand fully and force your abdomen out.
Feel your collar bones rising, breathe out quickly through your nostrils and feel your chest deflating and your collar bones dropping. The process of exhaling should be quick and fast. Do this for ten minutes to detoxify your body and to stimulate the thyroid gland.
Sit on a mat in a cross legged position with your back straight. Inhale deeply till your lungs are full and you feel the diaphragm move down. Let your lungs expand with the air and force your abdomen out.
Exhale forcefully like you are blowing your nose and pull in your stomach muscles to expel the air. Repeat this process for ten minutes every morning to rid your body of all the toxins and to keep the thyroid gland in good function.
This paranayam stmulates the blood supply and and improves the function of the thyroid gland. Sit on a mat in a cross legged position. Press your right nostril with your right thumb and inhale through the left nostril.
Then press your left nostril with your right hand ring finger and exhale through the right nostril. Now, keeping your left nostril closed, inhale through the right nostril and repeat the process. Do this pranayam every morning for fifteen minutes.
Sit straight on a mat. Breathe deeply till the count of five then hold your breath till the count of five. Exhale slowly till the count of six then again hold your breath till the count of five and breathe in again. Repeat this paranayam for ten minutes everyday.
Lie on your stomach with your toes flat on the floor and your forehead resting on the ground. Place your hands, palms downwards under your shoulders, keeping your elbows parallel and close to your chest. Take a deep breath and slowly lift your head, chest and abdomen.
Your naval should rest on the floor all the while. Pull your torso back and off the floor with the support of your hands. Tilt your head backwards and look up. Stay in this position for a few seconds then breathing out slowly, bring your abdomen gently back on the floor. Repeat this exercise five times daily.
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