Practicing Yoga is considered to improve a person’s overall physical and mental
health. It is a cost-effective method for the prevention and treatment of diabetes which
helps in reducing stress-related hyperglycemia and has a positive effect on controlling
blood sugar levels.
Stress management is one of the major advantages in controlling diabetes, when a
person’s mental stress is controlled, sugar levels decrease and hence the chances of
heart disease is reduced drastically.
Practicing meditation, breathing techniques, and body postures through yoga help in
relaxing a person’s body and regulates stress hormones and cortisol which plays a
major role in controlling Diabetes.
Before practicing any yoga classes one must consult with your doctor and diabetes
healthcare expert with a proper diet plan to ensure that he/she is capable to perform
yoga exercises without any difficulty.
Some of the general benefits of Yoga include:
1) Enhanced feeling of well being
2) Relief from chronic illness
3) Enhanced efficiency and functionality of neurological, respiratory & endocrine
4) Improved strength, posture, and flexibility
5) Reduced depression and anxiety
6) Sound sleep
7) Improved immunity and circulation
8) Improved digestion
9) Enhanced energy and concentration
Yoga helps in the treatment, prevention and controlling of Diabetes
in the following ways:
1) Promoting weight loss:
Practicing yoga helps in reducing and controlling weight which is essential in
protecting a person from heart diseases, various types of cancer and the management
2) Rejuvenating pancreatic cells:
Postures followed under yoga techniques help in stretching pancreas and helps in the
aid of production of insulin-producing beta cells.
3) Improving mental attitude:
Practicing yoga on a regular basis helps in creating a right mental attitude towards the
healing process of diabetes.
4) Exercising the muscles:
Yoga helps in stretching muscle tissues which accelerate the glucose uptake that
directly lowers blood sugar levels by reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and