Asanas For Hypothyroidism :
- SARVANGASANA (SHOULDER STAND):
It helps to balance our mind and body. It regulates various systems of our body like the nervous system, respiratory, circulatory, etc. It helps in boosting your immune system, relieves your mental and physical stress.
Start by lying flat on your back, relax your body. For cushioning you can place a blanket under your shoulder, slowly raise your legs off the mat, then your buttocks followed by the spine. Bend your elbows and place your hands behind the rib cage to support your spine.
Final position – Legs are vertical and together and arms continue to provide stability.
- JANU SIRSASANA (SEATED HEAD TO KNEE POSE):
This pose helps to increase flexibility and reduce stress and anxiety. It is beneficial for insomnia patients.
Sit with extended legs and feet should be together. Bend your left leg and the foot should be placed against the right inner thigh. Place your hand on the right knee and inhale. Bend forward by exhaling and slide your hand down your right leg. Try to grab your right toe.
Stay in this position for a few exhalations, repeat it with another leg.
- HALASANA (PLOUGH POSE):
It is easier to do. It reduces the symptoms of menopause, improves the functioning of various endocrine glands. Beneficial for backache and headache.
Drop your legs back behind your back. Let your toes touch the floor, slowly increase the distance between your head and toes. Back can be supported with the help of your hands. You can extend your hands and place them on the floor if comfortably done.
Final position- Body resembles plough. Try in this pose for few breaths and return in Sarvangasana before you release this posture.