Publised. 20/07/2021

Solution For Your Hormonal Imbalance | Yoga


Sejal Agarwal

During the course of life, a human body goes through the physical and emotional changes. It occurs during teenage or adolescence due to hormonal changes in one’s body. The hormones produced are essential in carrying out the bodily functions like energy levels, mood, growth, etc. But sometimes, there can be an imbalance which can lead to a variety of symptoms causing uneasiness, like skin problems, hair fall, sudden weight loss or weight gain, irregular menstrual cycle, etc.

Women tend to ignore the symptoms and leave it over time to heal naturally, knowing that it may mess up everything. Yoga has not only the capability to provide physical benefits but also release stress and anxiety. It helps the body and mind to stay at peace which is beneficial for menstrual cycle, pregnancy and PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). Therefore, women are encouraged to have a consistent schedule for a physical activity to keep in check with hormonal imbalance and what better than Yoga? spiritual and strengthening at the same time.

5 Yoga Asanas to promote happy hormones:

There are certain Yoga asanas that are helpful in balancing the hormones and makes it easier to go through hormonal changes in the body.

1. Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose –

This asana strengthens the spine and helps in stretching chest, shoulders and abdomen. It not only provides relief during the menstrual cramps but also improves irregular periods. It keeps away the stress and fatigue by increasing blood circulation in the body.

2. Balasana or Child’s Pose –

This asana soothes the central nervous system, providing relief to the back and the neck pain. It calms the brain and helps in managing stress. It relaxes the lower back tension, PMS symptoms and menstrual cramps by normalizing the blood circulation in the entire body.

3. Baddhakonasana or Butterfly Pose –

This asana helps in relaxing cramps and back pain during menstruation, stiffness in knees and hips. This asana is recommended a lot by experts for the pregnant ladies as it improves the flexibility in the hip and the groin region. It further relieves the pain and also facilitates in smooth delivery.

4. Matsyasana or Fish Pose –

The pose facilitates deep breathing, increasing the lung capacity, which helps in reducing stress and balancing the hormones. It also provides relief to the neck and back tension caused due to the “screen-bound” lifestyle adapted in pandemic.

5. Malasana or Garland Pose –

As a result of PCOS, women are prone to bloating or indigestion and Malasana helps with the digestive system. The pose is also recommended for pregnant ladies, as they have to go through various range of hormonal changes. Along with taking care of all the hormonal changes, this asana also strengthens the hips for easier labour and delivery procedure.

Here were some of the important poses to help you go through the hormonal changes in a better manner. So, what are you waiting for? Help your hormones get a balance and be the carefree you! Book the session for happy hormones now! Expecting to see you soon.