Uterine cancer in women has become quite common in recent years. This gynaecological cancer has resulted in deaths of thousands of women in few years around the globe. The American cancer society has mentioned in a recent report that above forty five thousand new cases of uterine cancer has been registered that will result in around eight thousand deaths.
Exercises can play a significant role in preventing this disease. Yale School of Public Health in its recent study report suggests that exercising for about three hours weekly lessen the threat of getting uterine cancer. Prevention is better than cure. Increasing positive activities and health routines is quite essential. Women who successfully recovered from the ailment have embedded exercise routines in their day to day life as a must to do thing. There are few exercises that are significant in lowering the risk of uterine cancer in women. The five best exercises in this regard are briefly discussed below.
- Indian Uttanpadasana Yoga Exercise
Uttanpadasana is an Indian Yoga Exercise that harness the power to fight against uterine cancer. You have to lye back with legs straight by the side. Raise your legs to 30, 60 and 90 degree slowly. Wait for a little while on each degree. When your legs make a 90 degree raise your toes upward still lying on the ground. Get back to the initial lying stance at the ground exhaling and lowering your legs backward from 90 degree to 60 and 30 degrees. It is very good exercise for your pelvic muscles, strengthen your waist, hips, thighs and spinal cord. The posture is considered quire beneficial in prevention of hernia.
- Pelvic Twist Yoga Exercise
Paripurna navasana is yet another very useful yoga posture for the treatment of uterine cancer. It helps strengthen the pelvic region, spine and hip flexors. Paripurna navasana stimulates the functionality of kidney and thyroid gland as well.
- Brisk Walking
It is an easy to implement in your schedule exercise. It does not require any coach or trainer, neither it involve steps that you feel difficult to learn. It is inexpensive yet extremely effective. Brisk walking offers several benefits that include calorie burning, protection against diabetes, hypertension and cancer. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and carry water with you. Proper hydration of body is important. Start with a half few minutes and increase it gradually to about an hour. Running and jogging is even more useful. Running more than 40 miles weekly improves cholesterol HDL levels.
- Floor Exercise
Make your legs comfortable apart with knees bent and hold tight the pelvic muscles. When you feel the pelvic floor muscle, tight them around vagina for about five seconds. Try to increase the hold for few more seconds after you get used to the exercise.
This is another good exercise for lowering the risk of uterine cancer. Stand straight with hands on your hip. Exhale while bending a little forward from hip joint, drawing front-torso out of the groin that opens a small space between top sternum and pubis. Hold for few seconds, then exhale and move your head towards the legs. Your arms will assist you in this posture. Reverse back to the original stance. The exercise is very helpful for spinal cord, kidneys, thighs, and legs.