Accumulation of fat in body is obesity. It imposes unnecessary strain on heart, circulatory, respiratory and eliminative systems. Due to obesity a person can develop many serious diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, heart diseases, ulcer, paralysis, skin trouble, sleeplessness, arthritis, asthma and many more.
Thyroid is an endocrine gland which controls the metabolic activity of the body. The thyroid gland lies in front of the neck, wrapped around the trachea. It is divided into two lobes, one on either side of the neck, and secretes thyroxin (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) which determine our metabolic rate.
Backache is the most common problem today. The most common site of backache is the lower back followed by the neck and region between the shoulder blades. The pain arises when the the muscles surrounding and supporting spinal column are held rigidly and uncomfortably contracted over a period of time.
Yoga for Diabetes involves proper asanas, pranayama and balanced natural diet. In diabetes, primary problem is the defective utilization of sugar in the body. Glucose metabolism is under the control of the hormone insulin, which is secreted by pancreas, a large gland behind the stomach. When this gland becomes stressed, the hormone insulin becomes deficient in quantity and the blood sugar level becomes high and uncontrolled.
Asthma is a condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of spasm of the tube of the lungs resulting in wheezing, coughing and a sense of suffocation.The larger airways bronchi constrict and become plugged with excessive, thick mucous secretions produced by the cells lining the airways.