Yoga stances to treat Erectile Dysfunction
Yoga stances to treat Erectile Dysfunction. Yoga, as a form of fitness regime, has been spreading like wildfire among fitness enthusiasts of all ages. From children to young adults to the elderly, every age group has been openly embracing and endorsing it. Its benefits and visible results do complete justice to the popularity that it has gained in the recent past. Yoga helps with toning the body, managing stress levels and boosting energy. However, its benefits aren’t confined to this. Yoga works on the principles of breathing and it literally teaches us to take life one breathe at a time.
On a deeper level, it helps us create a bond with ourselves- physically, mentally, intellectually and sexually and this can also be extended to our partner. Yes, it can help regulate our libido and improve men’s desire, intercourse satisfaction, and partner synchronization and can help with ejaculatory control. All of this may seem too good to be true but particular yoga postures work out your kegel muscles which help strengthen erection and increase libido. Here are some yoga postures that you can practice to reap the aforementioned health benefits.
Easy to do and convenient, this pose is great for Yoga beginners who wish to strengthen pelvic floor muscles.
How to do it: Sit on the ground, bend your knees and rest your feet firmly on the ground, 1.5 to 2 feet from your hips. Softly clasp your knees with your hands and sit as straight as possible. Lean back a bit. While leaning squeeze your hip flexors and abdominals towards each other while keeping your chest high and your body motionless to activate the core. Let go of the knees and extend your arms forward, palms up.
This posture helps the spine by strengthening it and also improves hip mobility. It stretches the chest and shoulders. A mixture of stretches and work on the core is highly beneficial for endurance and the pelvic floor.
How to do it: Stand in mountain pose and turn your palms forward to open the chest. Lift your left foot and pull it to draw the heel more towards your glutes. Use your left hand for this and keep your right arm straight.
This yoga asana consists mainly of two poses- cat and cow. It helps tone the hip and pelvic muscles by aiding the flow of blood to the genitals and can contribute to improved sexual function and performance.
How to do it: To practice the pose, get down on all fours. In cat pose, squeeze through hands and around the back, turning the sit bones to the back of the thighs. Change into a cow position by tilting your pelvis and sinking belly towards the ground.
The pose helps tone the back and limbs, boosts breathing and stamina while opening and extending the pelvic area. It also involves a high level of abdominal involvement from the core for enhancing genital pressure.
How to do it: Place your hands on your stomach. Extend your legs and place your arms straight, palms down. Engage your core and thighs, then twist your thighs inward until your toes are touching the floor. As you raise your legs, hands and chest off the floor, inhale. Exhale as you elongate your body, forcing your toes further backward and your head higher.
In addition to helping the groin area and shoulders, this asana energizes tired, weary limbs, opens up the chest and lungs and increases stability and balance. It also stimulates digestive functions.
How to do it: Start with a downward canine position. Bring your right foot forward as you exhale and hold it aligning the knee and heel in a straight line. Lower your left knee to the floor. Inhale and raise your chest up bringing your arms parallel to each other or rams together. Bend further into the posture with each breath, pressing your tailbone to the floor.
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