Now a days thyroid is a common problem faced by many people. It can occur at any age, to anyone. There are many types of thyroid problems. But two of them are seem in most people.
- Hypothyroidism(underactive thyroid)
- Hyperthyroidism(overactive thyroid)
The thyroid is a small, butterfly shaped gland present in front of your neck acts as the control centre of our body. Hormones secreted by this thyroid gland helps to maintain overall body parts such as heart, brain, muscles and other organs of the body, and also helps the body to use the energy produced in a proper manner
When the enough hormones are not produced by the thyroid gland, the functioning of the overall body parts is disturbed. Since the thyroid gland controls overall body metabolism, when the hormones are not sufficient then it leads to slow functioning of the body metabolism, which causes the weight gain. This is called as the hypothyroidism.
As the name itself suggests that the hyperthyroidism caused when body makes too much of thyroid hormones such as thyroxine(T4), triiodothyronine(T3) it becomes overactive. When you are effected by hyperthyroidism, you may feel an increase in your heartbeat, anxiety, sensitive to heat or sudden weight loss.
Thyroid problems are reduced by doing some yoga asanas.
Best Yoga Asanas which helps for the treatment of Thyroid Problems
Yoga is considered as the most important natural solution to treat thyroid problems. The different yoga asanas helps in preventing and managing the thyroid. These best yoga asanas are helpful in treating both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Sarvangasana(Shoulder Stand Pose)
This sarvangasana is the most important asana which stimulates the thyroid gland and thyroxine. By doing this asana, the blood flows from legs to head and thereby helps to cure thyroid problem.
This is also one of the most important asana for thyroid problems. The word ‘Viparita’ means reverse, and ‘karani’ means by which. It helps to balance the functioning of thyroid and also helps to reduce the complications caused by hypoactive thyroid.
The meaning of ‘Matsya’ is fish. Since this asana looks like a fish, hence it is called as the Matsyasana. This asana gives sufficient stretching to the neck region thereby stimulates the thyroid gland.
This asana also gives sufficient stretching to the neck.
This is very good asana to manage thyroid gland. This asana effects directly on the thyroid gland and helps to maintain the metabolic functions. By doing this asana it gives perfect health to the thyroid gland.