Yoga In Diabetics

Certain poses in yoga may help lower blood sugar levels and improve circulation. The poses that help in lowering the blood sugar are legs-up-the-wall pose, reclining bound angle pose, supported shoulder stand, and upward-facing dog.

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Please help me control my blood sugar levels.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a diabetic patient and under insulinfor the past 5 years. So, please help me to control it. I recently did a medical checkup. I have attached my reports here. I want you to suggest yoga remedies as well as home remedies (I am a pure vegetarian).  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) in detail, and my observations are: Your blood sugar level is much higher than normal. This can be seen from the HbA1c and average blood glucose values. It is important for you to get ...  Read Full »

How to regulate high blood sugar?

Query: Hi doctor. I am suffering from type 2 diabetes. My last blood sugar level was 400 mg/dL. I am on Insulin. But it is not coming back to normal. What shall I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Since you have not mentioned the duration of diabetes, I have to assume that you may be having it for a minimum of 5 years. I have seen many patients who start with one drug and maintain sugar at nice levels in that single drug itself. But for many patients, it ...  Read Full »

How does yoga help senior citizens?

Query: Hi doctor, What are the health benefits and trends for yoga for senior citizens? Are there studios that have classes or professionals that cater to this demographic? Why choose yoga over other forms of fitness and stretching?  Read Full »

Dr. Vinod Kumar Goyal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yoga is of two types. One for physical exercises called asanas and the second one is meditational yoga. Both have tremendous benefits for life and health. Physical yoga regulates body glands, hormones and cures many diseases of the body. For different persons and condit...  Read Full »

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