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Different yoga postures that can help relieve your PCOS

14th July 2014

It can be quite tough for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) to deal with some of the side effects associated with the condition. Some of these include weight gain, excess hair, acne breakouts and infertility problems.

There are millions of women who have been affected by it, but this doesn't mean it's not manageable. Celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Jooles Oliver have coped just fine despite having to initially face some of the common challenges. They essentially invested in a number of different PCOS treatment options to be able to win the battle against PCOS.

There are a variety of ways you can relieve some of the PCOS symptoms you have been lumbered with. PCOS treatment options like laser hair removal and laser treatment for acne being the most common in helping you get rid of some the common skin problems caused by PCOS.

Recent research has found that practicing a few specific yoga postures can also help relieve some of the PCOS symptoms. Yoga strengthens the internal system, controls your weight and most importantly keeps your unstable hormones at balance which is essential for all PCOS patients. The popular yoga techniques you could be trying out will be outlined below.

Yoga technique one - Asana

The Asana is a form of yoga exercise that involves you to be seated in a position that is firm, upright, but relaxed for a lengthy period of time.

Yoga technique two - Pranayama (breathing exercises)

This yoga technique concentrates on your breathing, where you would typically inhale for 5 counts and exhale in 10, very slowly. This process helps purify the mind and body and would be practised for a timeless period of time.

It offers benefits in healing most of the internal body conditions and is very useful in bringing stress and anxiety levels down.

Yoga technique three - Shavasana (corpse pose)

This yoga technique is straight forward because all it requires you to do is let loose, lie down on the floor in a corpse position and not move for a long time. You should aim to practice this at least twice a day as it will greatly help you relax, release tension, and assist towards your PCOS recovery.

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