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Yoga poses for Hypothyroid

Thyroid gland is a tiny gland located in the neck which regulates body’s metabolism. The gland is responsible for the production or secretion of  thyroxine (T4).

Hypothyroidism is a condition when thyroid gland fails to produce sufficient thyroxine for body’s requirement.

Yoga can be of tremendous help to regulate the under-active thyroid gland. There are specific yoga poses which helps to massage endocrine functions and regulates their functions.

The best pose that improves thyroid function is called ‘Shoulder Stand’ pose. There are many other excellent asanas in Yoga which stimulates thyroid gland.

  1. Sarvangasana
  2. Dhanurasan
  3. Shashankasana
  4. Matsyasana
  5. Sinhasana
  6. Ustrasana
  7. Ujjayi Pranama

Note : The Yoga poses referred here should only be used as alternative treatment and not as a substitute to medicine.