Regular Yoga practice can control the complications of diabetes and can even cure the disease. Many doctors all over the world recommend yoga for treatment of diabetes. But diabetics need to be careful about the kind of Yoga practice that they do. It would be advisable for diabetics to ask their doctors about the precautions that they need to take.
A successful diabetes treatment will aim at eliminating the real cause of the disease and will help in achieving overall health of the patient. Yoga being a holistic treatment method for the treatment of any disease can cure diabetes and not just control the symptoms. Conventional medicine does not cure the disease but only controls its symptoms.
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It is a relaxing yoga which can normalise your blood circulation after physical exertion in other Yoga poses. It involves the following steps:Tuck your feet inside and meet the thumbs of both the legs, while sitting. Keep your knees away about the width of your hips. Raise your arms and bend forward till your head touches the ground. Stay there for 5-10 seconds. Gradually bring yourself to the sitting position. You should repeat these steps 5 to 6 times.
It is a useful aasan for diabetes, migraine and high acidity. You can stimulate your internal organs such as pancreas, liver and kidneys. Sit and keep your legs straight and close. Without bending the knee, take your hands up with an inhale. Bend forward and try to touch your toes. Exhale while you perform this step.Stay in the bend forward position as long as possible. Repeat these steps 2 or 3 times. Try to practice being bent forward for 30 seconds up to a minute.
The following yoga poses help in diabetic conditions. Beneficial yoga postures for diabetic conditions include Mandukasana, Locust pose, Leg Lift, Kurmasana, Ardhama- tsyendrasana and Chest-Knee pose. Alternate nostril breathing is also helpful.
Sit in vajrasana and close the fist of both the hands allowing the knuckles to press one another. Place both the knuckles in the navel area, exhale and bend forward. Look straight ahead. Stay in this position for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat 3 times.
Sit in vajrasana and place the elbows on both sides of navel. Exhale, bend forward touching the chin with the closed fist and look straight ahead. Stay in the position for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat it for 3 to 4 times.
It is also known as ‘mountain-pose’
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(It is also known as the pose of the hare)
(It is also known as the cat stretch pose)
This asana provides flexibility to your neck, shoulders and spine.
It tenderly tones the female reproductive system and is exceptional for expecting women for up to 3 months.
Women undergoing from menstrual indiscretions and leucorrhea will find respite from this asana.
It can also be performed at the time of menstruation in order to get relief from cramps.
The advantages of this asana are extremely beneficial, if the tummy is constricted during exhalation.
(It is also known as the cow face pose)
(It is also known as “the dead bodies pose”.)
It aids in lightening up your entire body.
This asana can also be performed to relax your body muscles soon after strenuous yoga exercises such as surya namaskar.
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