Yoga for infertility

Studies have shown that  yoga can significantly increase conception success rates in women.

Yoga is a great physical activity to  prepare  your body for conception, a combination of mindful eating, yoga and homoeopathy can significantly improve the chances of conception  

Following Asanas  are useful

1. Paschimottanasana (Seated forward bend):

The Paschimottanasana stimulates the ovaries and uterus. The forward bend stretches the muscles at the lower back, hips and hamstrings. This particular yoga for fertility relives stress, depression and it will gradually improve fertility levels in you. 

2. Hastapadasana (Standing forward bend):

In Hastapadasana you have to bend forward touching the hand to the feet. It stretches all the important muscles of the back and this will improve the blood supply to the pelvic region and nervous system. This bend helps relieve stress from the abdomen region and make the spinal cord more flexible. 

3. Janu Shirasana (One-Legged Forward Bend):

Janu Shirasana will be very useful during pregnancy as it will strengthen your lower back muscles. When properly executed, this yoga pose is very relaxing and releases tension from the lower back. It effectively stretches the calves and the hamstrings, making them very supple. 

4. Baddha Konasana (Butterfly Pose):

The Baddha Konasana improves the flexibility in your private part and hip regions, as it stretches the inner thighs, genital and knees. It helps release any toxins and negative energy in the areas of hip and groin. Your pelvis, abdomen and back are stimulated by plentiful blood supply. The flapping of thighs also increases sperm count in men. For women, coupled with Sarvangasana, it aids the ovaries to function properly and removing irregular menses. This pose not only increases fertility levels but also ensures a smoother delivery, if practiced till late pregnancy. 

5. Viparita Karani (Legs Up The Wall Pose):

This position, Viparita Karani,relieves backache and improves the flow of blood to the pelvic region. As this pose stretches the back of the neck, front torso and back of the legs, it easily helps in relaxing your feet and tired legs. Even with a decent fertility rate, you can increase the chances of conception by relaxing in this posture after sex. 

6. Balasna (Child’s Pose):

In this pose, the muscles of hips, thighs and ankles are stretched and strengthened. It calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue, and in better alignment of pelvis and increase blood flow, which is important to increase fertility rate in the body.

7. Kapalbhati Pranayama (Rhythmic Rapid Breathing):

Blood cells get purified with this Pranayama further enhancing the quality and quantity of reproductive cells.Kapalbhati cures almost all diseases, as it balances hormone levels of the body. In the process, your brain gets influenced in a good manner and hence your whole body is cleansed. 

8. Nadi Shodhan pranayama (Alternate Nostril Breathing):

This simple 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. 

9. Bhramari Pranayama (Bee breath):

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. The humming vibrations of the Bhramari Pranayam activate the pituitary gland, which is one of the major glands in the body. This is the master gland that controls all major glands in the body, including those that secrete sexual hormones. 

10. Supported Head Stand:

Also called as mother of all poses, this asana is one of the most challenging poses. Inverting your body and balancing yourself on your head will ease the pressure on your heart muscle. The stimulation of head causes hypothalamus to release more hormones. Remember that this pose requires intense concentration. Hold the asana for about 5 to 7 seconds as you breathe.

11. Supported Shoulder Stand:

This pose requires balancing the body weight on your shoulders. The pose is said to trigger your thyroid gland when the sternum presses on the thyroid area. It is important to relax your tongue and throat as much as you can. This pose also increases the blood flow to your uterus after relaxing your pelvis.

12. Bridge Pose:

This is a tough yogic pose. This asana requires you to lift your pelvic region up while keeping your buttock muscles firm. When the pelvic area is thrust upwards, both the energy and blood flow get circulated to the uterus and ovaries. Try and stay in the pose for at least 30 seconds before coming back into a normal state.

13. Cobra Pose:

This is an important asana that strengthens your back muscles while stimulating hormone production in the uterus. Lie on your stomach. Later, lift your upper body portion by putting your weight on your hands. Raise the upper body and look up. Hold the pose for about few seconds as you breathe.

14. Shavasana (Yogic sleep):

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