Reasons why you should practice Kapalbhati Pranayama everyday: Women Wellness

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In one of my post, I wrote about various benefits of Pranayama (breathing techniques) for our mental as well as physical health. There are different types of pranayama and each pranayama has some unique benefits for one’s well-being. In this article, you will get to know about Kapalbhati Pranayama and why you must do it every day. Practicing this pranayama yields some amazing benefits.


Benefits of Kapalbhati Pranayama

Flawless and Glowing Skin

There is no wonder that every woman wishes, desires and dreams of a flawless and glowing skin. The regular practice of this pranayama does miracles for the skin, as it rejuvenates the cells and helps to maintain the glow on your face and also enhances your beauty. It not only helps to reduce wrinkles and helps you get rid of blemishes, pimples and age spots but also slows down the process of aging. So come on ladies! Turn your dream into reality by doing this simple but most powerful kapalbhati pranayama regularly to add radiance and everlasting beauty to your face.

Weight Management

Kapalbhati pranayama is very beneficial and helps to maintain normal body weight. Many women suffer from weight gain problems due to hormonal changes, especially after having a baby. So with its regular practice, the weight comes down to normal. It helps to fight obesity as it tones and strengthens the abdominal muscles and reduce fat from this area.

Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (POCS)

If a woman has POCS, she can get benefit from doing this Kapalbhati pranayama regularly. It helps to cure Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and even prevents it.

Helps to Maintain Hormonal Balance

Women at different stages of life likely to suffer from hormonal imbalance. With regular practice of kapalbhati pranayama, hormonal imbalance can be prevented. It maintains hormonal balance and helps to regulate periods. So, if you are suffering from irregular periods or are struggling with the problem of reduced or heavy periods,  these problems can be cured if you do this pranayama. It also helps to cope with the hormonal effects of pre and post menopause symptoms.

Prevents Breast and Cervix Cancer

It helps in preventing breast, uterus and cervix cancer. Many women who were diagnosed with cysts in the breast and uterus claimed that with its regular practice they treated their cysts. Their cysts were dissolved permanently without any medication or surgery.


According to Nilsen survey, Indian women are the most stressed out women in the world. And there is no wonder about the accuracy of results, as Indian women continue to struggle to maintain balance in work and family life and at the same time fulfilling societal expectations. So one thing is for sure if all the women start practicing this pranayama daily it will help them to reduce stress in life and give ultimate calmness. The regular practice of this pranayama not only helps to de-stress but prevents stress from building up and clears the negative emotions from the mind.

Other Benefits

  • Detoxifies and purifies the mind and body
  • Improves concentration and memory power, increases IQ level and enhances self-awareness
  • Enhances positivity
  • Cuts negativity and depression
  • Minimizes the risk of allergies and cleanses respiratory system
  • Increases lung capacity and improves an efficiency of the respiratory system.
  • Improves blood flow
  • Controls hair fall
  • Balances body metabolism
  • Improves nutritional deficiencies in the body


According to yoga Guru Ramdev, this is one such pranayama, if practiced regularly it can cure 99 percent of diseases and helps to live a healthy life.

So before embracing yoga and pranayama, you should learn from an experienced teacher or guru. If done incorrectly, it can be damaging for your wellbeing. So go for it ladies to get the maximum benefit of this pranayama to stay healthy and peaceful all your life!

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