Yogistic approach for PCOS Treatment in 2021

Reviewed by  Dr. Andrew Grover,  CPT


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 PCOS or often elaborated as Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a type of  health condition common in women of reproductive age. It is  caused by hormonal imbalance. In the PCOS condition, small cysts form in the ovaries which put a strong impact on the hormones and disrupt the normal menstrual cycle.

Women who have been diagnosed with PCOS generally have shoot-up levels of male hormones and insulin resistance and lowered levels of progesterone. 

Some of the common causes of PCOS are

1. Excessive stress,

2. Anxiety,

3. Depression,

4. Poor or faulty lifestyle

5. Perennial tension and many more.

As we’ve seen before, the benefits of yoga for PCOS are enumerous. The relaxing and rejuvenating strength of yoga guides a lot in dealing with PCOS symptoms as well because it provides one the release in the deep rooted stress in the system. 

Let’s further elaborate how yoga can be a problem solver for PCOS Treatment in 2021.


Yoga to ease PCOS


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Before we jump into what poses are recommended for treating well the PCOS caused problems, let’s have a glance at why yoga is necessary.

  1. Yoga helps in cutting down the testosterone levels. Drop down in testosterone levels can sometimes guide one in regularize period cycles. 
  2. Yoga works on managing symptoms of anxiety and depression.
  3. Yoga can be a saviour to calm and soothe the body thereby balancing hormones.
  4. Yoga is offers varied levels of fitness. So, whether you are a  just beginner or a fitness macho, there’s something great about yoga that everyone can do it without excessive side effects.


Some good tips apart from yoga that will help you treat PCOS


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1. Consumption of caffeine must be avoided and minimized.

2. Maintain a good regular sleep and wake schedule.

3. Say no to smoke, al the time!

4. Reducing healthy amount of weight or maintaining BMI can be one good tip to reduce effects of PCOS and treating it well.

5. Have a  regular exercise and Yoga time.

6. Develop a regular bed time and go to bed at the same time each night.

7. Attempt to go to bed earlier every night for certain period.


Yoga Asanas Exercises that will help you ease PCOS and treat it well!

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If you have a decent practice of these Yoga asanas exercises as a beginner or a person who wants to stay away from PCOS, that’s a need of an hour for all of us then you can resolve all Pcos related problems in no time and help maintaining a good health.

Spend a good amount of time like 30 minutes a  day on yoga exercises that will surely help you  lead to a healthy body and healthy lifestyle.


1. Malasana

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Stand with your arms at your sides and with your feet apart.Come into a squat by bending your knees and lowering your hips. The separation between your thighs should be wider than your torso and your feet should be close together.

Bring your arms together in a prayer position in front of your heart by pressing your elbows against the inside of your knees. Your forearms should be parallel to the floor.Keep your spine straight and shoulders relaxed while shifting your weights slightly into your heels

Hold the pose for five breaths before straightening your legs and coming into a standing forward fold

2. Virdbhadrasana-I

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Stand straight with your legs spread about 3-4 feet apart (right foot in front of the left foot)Turn your right foot outwards by 90 degrees and the left foot by 15 degrees. Your heel of the right foot should be aligned with the center of the left foot.

Lift your arms sideways and join your palms above your head while bending your right knee such that your knee and ankle are in a straight line.Breather normally and come up exhaling gently.

3. Bhujangasana

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Lie on your stomach with your forehead placed against the floor, feet together.Keep your feet pressing against the floor while placing your hands underneath your shoulders and elbows close to your body.

Inhale and lift your head and chest off the floor. Your elbows should be slightly bent.Hold for 2-3 full breaths, then exhale and lower yourself back to the ground.

4. Vakraasana

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Sit on the mat with your legs stretched out.Bend one leg, say left leg at the knee, and place the foot beside the right knee.Keeping the spine straight, twist your waist toward the left while exhaling.

Slowly bring your right arms towards the left side and place it beside the left foot.Bring the left arm back and place the palm on the ground.

Yogistic Lifestyle can be the golden lifestyle to solve all your health issues with just a bit of time investment, JUST GO FOR IT FOR YOU!!”

“Stay healthy, Stay safe!!”

















What is the best yoga practice for PCOS patients?

Padma Sadhana  is considered very effective for PCOS patients. Take care and look for about your health that you don’t hold the postures that put pressure on the abdomen (Bow Pose, Superman Pose, Cobra Pose, and Boat Pose) for a long time.

Is the locust pose a good pose for PCOS?

PCOS mainly affects the ovaries, and so it is a good pose for PCOS. Diabetes can be a major complication of PCOS, and the locust pose (or superman pose) is also known to work on controlling diabetes (if practised every day).

Is it possible to lose weight with PCOS?

Women who aresuffering from PCOS   put on more weight, and these poses help to keep the weight in check. Even if a women manage to lose just 5-10% of the body weight through regular yoga and meditation , you will feel great..

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