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8 Most Beneficial Yoga Asanas for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Sep 4, 2020
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To fix Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) at its root, you need to address the underlying hormonal imbalance issues. Yoga asanas for PCOS work if complemented with changes to diet and lifestyle. Yoga helps in strengthening the organs and body systems affected by PCOS and also reduces the stress that can aggravate the condition.

Research has proved the effectiveness of yoga asanas for PCOS. A holistic 12-week yoga program for 90 adolescent girls with PCOS was found to significantly reduce hormonal imbalance (AMH, LH and testosterone). It also reduced hirsutism (hair growth on face, back, chest, arms, and legs) and improved menstrual frequency. Another study found that yoga was significantly better than regular exercise in reducing anxiety symptoms in adolescent girls with PCOS.

Let’s look at some effective yoga asanas for PCOS.

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Jitendra Rathod

Jitendra Rathod

Microbiologist and Science Writer
Jitendra is a microbiologist and a passionate student of the human body. He is a firm believer in the power of alternative and holistic medicine. He believes nature holds the key to restore us back to health and balance.