The most powerful effect of Yoga practice on a person's fertility is through calming, restorative effects on
the mind and body. A quiet, stable mind and body promotes fertility. In addition to stress relief, Yoga
has effects by improving the blood circulation, affecting the nervous system, improving the mobility of
organs, improving the hormone release, causing muscle stretching and relaxation and also by affecting the mind
and the way of thinking. We will go through various Yogic Asanas (exercises) and find out, how it helps
both for male and for the female fertility.
Yoga for female Fertility:-
Vipareethathrikonasanam:The pelvis get
tilted in this asana. The pelvic organs get good excercise from this. The internal organs like uterus,
tubes, ovaries gets mobilized in the asanas, where pelvic movement is involved.
Veerbandhasanam:-The spine gets
stretched and helps in affecting the nervous supply. This can improve nerve supply to ovary & help
Padmasanam:-The posture helps in
compressing ovaries towards the inner pelvic wall and stimulates it for ovulation.
Vajrasanam:-Here the heels are pressing
on to the area, where the pudendal vessels and nerves are passing. The structures provide nerve supply to
the perineum, which is the main arousal site in females during intercourse. This is also good for
hemorrhoids (piles) which can have associated dilated veins near the uterus also.Ardha
Matsyendrasanam:-The pelvic tilt causes
massaging effect to the uterus, tubes and ovaries The various problems in the uterus like tumuors
(fibroids), polyps, endometriosis can be prevented. The insufficient inner lining (endometrium) is a cause
for failure for implantation of embryo (sticking of newborn fetus) even after IVF. The improvement of lining will help better implantation and
pregnancy rates. The main mechanism is by improved Vascularity.
ArdhaSalabhasanam:-When the legs are stretched upwards, nervous stretching helps in
calming down the nerves, to improve fertility.
Dhanurasanam:- The body is being bent
like a bow .The ovaries get freed from minor adhesions by the forceful stretch.
Navasanam:-The complete blood
circulation is pooled in pelvis in this particular posture and helps all the organs by washing away all
toxins and supplying all the immune factors, hormones, vitamins and minerals.
Shadaparivartanasanam:-The pelvic tilt in this asana helps similar way as above asanas
to internal organs.
Pavanamukthasanam:-The compresson of
legs to the abdomen, will help to squeeze insulin from pancreas and thus avoid or even cure diabetes.
Diabetes is closely related to PCOS, which will get cured. This also avoids obesity due to better
Pranayamam:-This is the master of all the yogic excercises. This helps in reducing the
stress and thus improve the fertility. It even improves the desire to have a baby as per studies done in
Harvard University. The breathing is controlled voluntarily and is supposed to calm the mind by slow and
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