Best Yoga Poses For Enlarged Prostate

According to various studies, prostate enlargement is common in men above 50 years of age. Approximately the size of a walnut, prostate is a part of reproductive system in men. When it gets bigger, it is called prostate gland enlargement. Generally, these are benign and hence they are termed Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Yoga helps to cure prostate enlargement. Read on for the most effective yoga poses for enlargement of prostate gland.

What Causes Prostate Gland Enlargement?

Hormonal changes due to aging is considered a cause of prostate gland enlargement. Apart from aging factor, no other cause for prostate enlargement has yet been found. According to some studies, those with risk of prostate enlargement include:

  • Men above 50 years of age. However, those above 40 years are also susceptible to the condition.
  • If enlargement of prostate is found in family history
  • Lack of physical exercise
  • Obesity
  • Heart conditions

Symptoms of Prostate Gland Enlargement

Some of the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia include:

  • Frequent urination
  • Difficulty in urinating
  • Pain during urination
  • Constant urge to pass urinie
  • Urine with unusual color or smell
  • Incontinence

Though benign prostatic hyperplasia is not a threat to life, the symptoms can badly affect quality of life.

How Does Yoga Cure Enlargement of Prostate Gland?

According to a research, certain yoga poses strengthen pelvic floor muscles. Strong pelvic floor muscles help to prevent prostate enlargement. Those with enlarged prostate are also benefitted by practicing the poses as they aid in curing the symptoms.

Yoga Poses for Prostate Enlargement

The poses given below aid in curing the symptoms of prostate enlargement and also help to reduce the size of enlarged prostate.

1) Bound Angle Pose

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2) Hero Pose

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3) Downward Facing Dog Pose

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4) Cobra Pose

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5) Bow Pose

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6) Head to Knee Pose

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7) Bridge Pose

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8) Reclining Hand to Big Toe Pose

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9) Shoulder Stand

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10) Legs Up the Wall Pose

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Along with the above-mentioned yoga poses for prostate enlargement, performing yoga poses to activate muladhara chakra will also help to cure enlarged prostate.

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