Is yoga good for PCOS?

Living with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) can be really frustrating for women. According to studies, yoga can help women with PCOS significantly in reducing its symptoms and overall improving body strength. The regular practice of yoga can bring down testosterone levels and alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression in women suffering from PCOS condition.

Yoga is not just an exercise but a complete lifestyle that unities the body, the mind, the soul and the universe. It brings about a discipline in life and encourages positivity in self.

Since the women with PCOS suffer from anxiety, depression and mood swings, yoga can help in balancing their mood, promote relaxation and bring calmness to the entire body. This in turn, can relieve the body from stress and the related impact on organs and nervous system.

Some of the asanas that can help in PCOS are as follows:

helps in strengthening the pelvis floor and abdominal core.

Setu Bandhasana
helps in calming the brain and reduce stress and anxiety levels.

helps in relieving menstrual discomfort and stimulates reproductive organs.

Supta Baddhakonasana
helps in strengthening spine while releasing tension from shoulders and chest.

While these are just a few of the asanas mentioned here, one can engage into a proper yoga training institutes to learn them right and more. Remember that yoga is one part of treating PCOS. A discipline lifestyle with regular exercises including yoga can help reduce symptoms and promote relaxation.

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