Yoga Therapy for Hyperthyroidism | Prevention and Control


Yoga Asana Therapy for Hyperthyroidism: The thyroid is a small but vitally important butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of the neck, wrapped around the trachea or windpipe. The beating of your heart, your body temperature, and the rate at which food is digested are some of the major functions regulated by the two main hormones- T3 & T4, secreted by the thyroid gland. Like most systemic diseases, Hyperthyroidism and its variant ailment, hypothyroidism is caused due to imbalances in the hormonal system brought upon by overexertion, stress and a fast-paced urban lifestyle. Overproduction of thyroid hormones leads to hyperthyroidism [...]