Ujjayi Pranayama for Thyroid

Ujjayi Pranayama for Thyroid

Ujjayi Pranayama for Thyroid

 Ujjayi Pranayama is an effective action for thyroid control. This is a beneficial pranayama that can be done easily. There are many other benefits of this pranayama. How is this pranayama done? And what are its benefits? All this will be explained in the presented article.

What is Ujjayi Pranayama?

“Ujjayi” means conqueror. Ujjayi is to gain victory over the breaths. This Pranayama affecting the breath. Thyroid gland is affected by this action. It balances the hormones. There are many other benefits of this. Let’s know in detail about its method and benefits.

Method and benefits of Ujjayi Pranayama.

The method of doing this pranayama is very simple. This is a beneficial pranayama that can be done easily. It’s especially beneficial to do this after Bhastrika Pranayama. Ujjayi Pranayama must be performed after Bhastrika.

(Check Link :- How to do Bhastrika Pranayama? )

How to do Ujjayi Pranayama?

To do this Ujjayi Pranayama, it is better to sit in Padmasana or Sukhasana. If you have trouble sitting with your knees bent, sit in a comfortable position.

Method: –

  • Sit in the position of Padmasana or Sukhasana.
  • Keep both the hands on the knees, in Gyan Mudra or in a comfortable position.
  • Keep the spine straight.
  • Close your eyes softly.
  • Bend the tongue backwards.
  • Tilt the neck forward and apply the chin to the groin.
  • Breathe in with a low snoring sound from a blocked throat and exhale while snoring.
  • Focus the attention on the throat.
  • Come back after completing four to five repetitions. Normalize the tongue. Straighten the neck.
  • Lightly caress the throat with your hands. Normalize breathing.

Benefits of Ujjayi Pranayama.

This is an easy to do Ujjayi Pranayama, but very beneficial.

  • It affects the thyroid gland.
  • Balances hormones.
  • Normalizes blood pressure (BP).
  • The balance of chemical activity of the body is maintained.
  • The “Vishuddhi chakra” is affected.
  • Balances Kapha, Vata and Pitta.
  • Strengthens the nervous system.
  • It is helpful in curing throat diseases.
  • By doing this pranayama, there is concentration of meditation.

Ujjayi Pranayama must be done after Bhastrika Pranayama . This is the pranayama which increases the benefits of Bhastrika.

For how long?

Do this action according to the capacity of your body. In the beginning, do it in two or three breaths only. Later increase this practice gradually. Regular practitioners can do it in 10 – 15 breaths. But new abhyasis should start with one or two breaths only.

Do the exercises easily. Do not force the action at all. If you are suffering from any disease, then definitely take the advice of a doctor. Do not do this action without the advice of the doctor.

Precautions: –

This is a simple Pranayama but some care should be taken while doing it.

  • People suffering from heart disease and respiratory diseases should not do this Ujjayi Pranayama.
  • If there is any serious disease in the throat, then do not do this activity.
  • If the thyroid is over-enlarged, do not do it without the advice of a doctor.
  • Do the action according to your ability. Do less repetitions in the beginning. And gradually increase the repetitions.

Summary: –

Ujjayi Pranayama is an easily performed activity. This is very beneficial pranayama. Ujjayi Pranayama is an effective activity for thyroid control.

Disclaimer: –

It is not the purpose of this article to “cure” any type of disease. The purpose of this article is only to inform about the benefits of Ujjayi Pranayama. The actions mentioned in this article are for healthy people. People suffering from thyroid should not do Ujjayi Pranayama without the advice of their doctor.