Are you trying to conceive with any one or many of these infertility problems including heavy menstrual bleeding, uterine fibroids, blockage in fallopian tubes, miscarriage, PCOS, hypothyroidism, high prolactin levels, obesity, hair loss, acne etc.,
Being a woman, I know that every woman wants to experience motherhood. That is our innate nature and that is why you are doing everything that is humanly possible to get pregnant. You deserve highest care and certainty of treatments.
Like most women, you’re not getting vital information that you need to fight infertility, and get rid of all the infertility problems that you have.
It is in this context you must know whether yoga really improves fertility in women and if so how yoga will help you get rid of your infertility problems.
Recently I have surveyed my email subscribers to know whether they know anything about yoga as a therapy for treating infertility.
Question: Does yoga cure infertility?
Here is the summary of my feedback….
I believe yoga cure infertility 36.17%
I don’t believe yoga can cure infertility 8.51%
I have no idea about this 55.32%
The above data clearly shows that the majority women have no idea about yoga for treating infertility problems.
In other words, majority women not taking the advantage of yoga in their fight against infertility.
In this article, I am going to tell you how you can take the advantage of ancient Indian yogic technology in your fight against all the infertility problems without risky, agonizing and expensive treatments.
Yoga involves the practice of physical postures and breathing exercises. Before we get into these details, first understand how yoga play a vital role in infertility treatment.
Yoga for Infertility Treatment
Almost everyone knows that practicing yoga helps in improving balance, flexibility and strength. In this article, you’re going to learn how you can use yoga for your infertility treatment.
Shall we start?
3 ways yoga enhances fertility in women
Yoga for infertility treatment involves certain specific poses that increase the fertility naturally. Yoga therapy is inexpensive, natural, and also safe. Yoga improves fertility in women in three ways.
1. Yoga enhances fertility in women by increasing energy flow:
Yoga therapy focuses on the energy system present in the body with numerous energy centers. The yoga postures increase the energy flow to your reproductive organs and activate them.
2. Yoga enhances fertility in women by increasing blood flow:
The Yoga therapy also helps in softening the abdominal region and removes any tension around the area of the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. It stretches the abdominal area which increases the blood flow to the reproductive organs.
3. Yoga enhances fertility in women by controlling stress:
You know stress is a major cause of infertility, and it interferes with the woman’s menstrual cycle thereby delaying the ovulation. The stress can also cause a reduction in sperm production in men. This stress can be released with the regular practice of yoga.
Today more and more people are going for this option to treat infertility. Learning yoga also need not involve going to any particular place, it can be learned at the comfort of your home.
Six Benefits of yoga for women’s fertility problems
Major fertility problems of women like lack of ovulation, PCOS, endometriosis and fibroids are linked to hormonal problems and poor dietary choices.
So the practice of yoga can benefit all the women with fertility problems as mentioned above. The practice of yoga can control stress and correct hormonal imbalance.
If you are already undergoing treatment for infertility, by combining yoga with your regular treatment you can speed up your conception and get pregnant faster.
Regular yoga practices will help you…
- Reduce excess fat
- Improves blood circulation and oxygenation to your reproductive organs.
- Lowers blood sugar levels
- Improves your digestion and metabolism
- Eliminate toxins from your body
- Activate your reproductive organs
See what research says about yoga and fertility.
Research proves Yoga increases fertility
While the medical profession views yoga as helpful for fertility primarily because it reduces stress, yogis see much broader benefits. It balances hormones, opens the hip and pelvic areas, and improves the flow of energy through the body.
Any woman who wants to enhance her reproductive health—whether or not she has diagnosed infertility—can benefit from yoga, says Eden Fromberg, an obstetrician/gynecologist with Soho OB-GYN and founder of Lila Yoga, Dharma & Wellness in New York City. Click Here To Read More!
New research from the University of Oslo has determined that yoga practices can have an almost immediate impact on gene expression, particularly in immune cells. Click Here To Read More!
8 Yoga postures for getting pregnant:
Yoga poses involve movement and stretching of your body to increase the flow of life energies into your body.
Don’t think that the practice of yoga a mere stretching and relaxation exercise. It is more than that. Keep reading to understand this.
Here are the 8 best fertility yoga postures with Pictures:
1. Alternate nostril breathing (Nadi Shodhan pranayama)
The Alternate nostril breathing technique helps calm your mind and body by releasing the accumulated stress. It also helps purify the nadis (subtle energy channels), thus enabling smooth flow of prana. By de-stressing the mind and body, this pranayama lets you relax, making the body more fertile and approach the process of conception with a fresh perspective. Click Here To Read More!
2. Bee breath (Bhramari pranayama)
The Bee breath instantly relieves the body of tension, anger and anxiety. The chances of conception are better with a more relaxed body and mind. Click Here To Read More!
3. Seated forward bend (Paschimottanasana)
The Seated forward bend stretches the lower back, hamstrings and hips. It also stimulates the uterus and ovaries and can help in conceiving. The level of fertility improves with this pose as it also relieves stress and depression. Click Here To Read More!
4. Standing forward bend (Hastapadasana)
The Standing forward bend stretches all the muscles of the back and improves the blood supply to the nervous system and pelvic region. It also makes the spine more flexible. This stretch helps relieve stress from the abdomen region. Click Here To Read More!
5. One-legged forward bend (Janu shirshasana)
The One-legged forward bend strengthens the back muscles, which is very useful during pregnancy. Click Here To Read More!
6. Butterfly pose (Baddha konasana)
The Butterfly pose stretches the inner thighs, groins and knees. It improves the flexibility in the groin and hip region. It is also known to help ensure a smooth delivery if practiced regularly till late pregnancy. Click Here To Read More!
7. Legs up the wall pose (Viparita Karani)
This particular pose stretches the back of the neck, front torso and back of the legs. It is also very effective to relieve tired legs and feet. This pose also helps relieve the body of backache and improves the flow of blood to the pelvic region. Relaxing in this posture after coitus increases the chances of conception, even with a decent fertility rate. Click Here To Read More!
8. Yogic sleep (Yoga Nidra)
Yoga Nidra, literally translated as yogic sleep, helps attain a state of equilibrium in the body and mind. This relaxing pose has the power of uplifting the state of mind and making one more optimistic in their approach. Though this meditative state of sleep does not improve the level of fertility, it certainly puts you at ease and is very useful for couples who wish to start a family. Click Here To Read More!
Start with 2 or 3 times a week:
Yoga is amazing—even if you only practice for one hour a week, you will experience the benefits of the practice. If you can do more than that, you will certainly experience more benefits. I suggest starting with two or three times a week, for an hour or an hour and a half each time. If you can only do 20 minutes per session, that’s fine too. Don’t let time constraints or unrealistic goals be an obstacle—do what you can and don’t worry about it. You will likely find that after awhile your desire to practice expands naturally and you will find yourself doing more and more. Click Here To Read More!
If you are trying to conceive for more than two years and worried about whether you can get pregnant, I know your pain and suffering.
I don’t want to scare you, but…
The delay in treating the root cause weakens reproductive organs and put your health at serious risk.
Vitally important last and final point…