Yoga offers benefits for people with diabetes
It’s incredible to discover that practising yoga can enhance the quality of life and assist in managing diabetes symptoms. Combining physical activity with mental techniques, such as specific postures, breathing exercises, and meditation, provides a holistic approach to wellness. Certain poses can even decrease blood pressure and sugar levels while promoting circulation. Consistent yoga practice can also reduce the risk of complications, including heart disease. Including specific yoga poses in your routine can be beneficial in aiding diabetes management. The Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose promotes relaxation and lowers stress levels, decreasing blood pressure and sugar levels. Another recommended pose is the Reclining Bound Angle Pose, which can soothe the nervous system, stimulate abdominal organs, bladder, and kidneys, and lower stress levels. It’s fascinating to learn that yoga benefits individuals with diabetes by combining physical activity with mental techniques that effectively manage diabetes symptoms and improve overall quality of life. In addition to these poses, numerous other yoga postures can be helpful for diabetes management. Incorporating yoga into your daily routine can reduce the risk of complications such as heart disease and enhance your overall well-being. However, it is always wise to seek an expert in Yogic science available at the KLES Dr Prabhakar Kore Hospital’s AYUR Complex in the Diabetes Centre Room Number 5.
(Contact Phone: 08312551486/08312551377).
Jali, Mallikarjun V.1, 2, 3, Deginal, Rajendra B.4; Ghagane, Shridhar C.5; Jali, Sujata M.6, 7; Shitole, Ambika A.8. The influence of yoga therapy in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A single-centre study. Yoga Mimamsa 49(1): p 9-12, Jan–Jun 2017. | DOI: 10.4103/ym.ym_6_17
Dr. Mallikarjun V Jali
Chief Diabetologist & Professor of Diabetology (Med)
MD, FRCP, FICP, FGSI, D.Litt