Best 3 Yoga Asanas that Help in Treatment of Thyroid Problems

Generally, the reason for the thyroid is stress. In this case, yoga will be helpful for thyroid health. There are two main conditions of the thyroid.

  1. Hyperthyroidism
  2. Hypothyroidism

Doctors proved that Yoga has the ability to improve thyroid disease. Bad cholesterol level case the thyroid disease but by performing yoga for 5 to 6 month can improve cholesterol level and reduce thyroid symptoms.

Let’s have a look at some of the yoga poses which will focus neck by stretching & strengthening muscles where the thyroid is located.


Sarvangasana is also known as Shoulder stand. This pose will allow the blood to flow into the neck, throat, and brain. In this asana, the body is in upside down phase and researcher proved that this pose improves thyroid health.

How to do it:

  • Bring a mat and lie down on it with a flat back
  • Place a palm on your back by lifting legs upside
  • Support hips by hand to push the lower body up
  • Tight core muscles and tuck chin in the middle of the chest
  • Hold this pose, breathe in and breathe out 4 to 5 times
  • Return into the normal pose slowly to avoid any injury


This asana will boost thyroid recovery. This poses cause difficulty who are suffering from overweight and if a person feels difficulty in breathing then they should avoid this asana.

How to do it:

  • Lie on your mat and pull your legs over to behind the head
  • Touch toes to the floor
  • Support your lower back with hands
  • Deep Inhale and exhale 4 to 5 times
  • Return to your normal position with an engaged core


This pose is also known as Fish pose, you can get the best result of these pose by performing right after the Sarvangasana and Halasana because these pose will stretch all the engaging muscles into the opposite/different direction. This pose will strengthen the muscles of the neck and upper back.

It will stretch navel, throat, front neck muscles and intercostal which will help you to improve thyroid health.

How to do it:

  • Lie down on the mat in savasana pose
  • Place hands under the buttocks
  • Lift your back with your elbows behind and straighten your leg
  • Stretch your head down until it feels comfortable
  • Have deep breathing 4 to 5 times
  • Slowly return to the savasana pose and relax

It is important to consult with your doctor, however, yoga reduces the harmless of the thyroid.

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