Yoga for Fertility
Reduce stress, increasing blood flow to your reproductive organs, balance the immune system, improve fertility treatment success.
Stress can have a major effect on your fertility, and fertility can have a major effect on your levels of stress. Throw in the hormone medications used in fertility treatments and it is easy to fall into the depths of physical and mental distress. Yoga is a stress-reduction tool. Breathing techniques associated with yoga can help lower the stress hormone cortisol in the body. This, in turn, can increase your chances of conceiving.
Many cases of infertility arise due to blockages that impede blood flow. With yoga, you can increase your blood circulation and ensure that it reaches the reproductive organs. This helps to provide these reproductive organs with more oxygen and other vital nutrients. This too can help create a positive environment for a pregnancy.
Yoga is a great way to boost and balance your immune system. It is thought that the immune system may be behind a large number of “unexplained infertility,” diagnoses. Practicing yoga helps you find your inner calm, which in turn can help raise the number of white blood cells in the body. This not only helps keep common diseases at bay, but can also help you beat infertility.