Practicing yoga during the menstruation cycle has been a controversial issue for many years. Some say that practicing yoga during periods can lead to a longer menstruation cycle. Some say that practicing yoga asanas makes you feel comfortable during periods. The magic of yoga is not hidden anymore. In the case of the Menstruation cycle, every woman is different. For some women, the menstruation cycle comes with lots of discomforts, and for some women, the days of Menstruation are just as regular as any other day. Because there are no rules regarding what to practice during the menstruation cycle, listening to our bodies in those delicate times is essential.
Benefits of Yoga during Menstruation Cycle:
For women, the state of our periods reveals the form of physical health and mental health. Many women have various issues related to the menstruation cycle. Therefore, it is essential to track our menstruation cycle and to listen to our body during periods. Here are few benefits of Yoga during Menstruation Cycle:
Helps to ease period cramps:
Many women face extreme pain in the lower abdomen that can travel to the lower back and thighs. Many women opt to take painkillers to ease the period cramps. With time, the body gets used to such painkillers, and it may lead to an increase in the dosage of the painkillers, which might harm overall health. To ease the period cramps, practicing yoga will be a natural solution to the problem. Yoga strengthens the body and aids in alleviating any pain caused during periods.
Helps to control Mood Swings:
Mood swings are one of the worst symptoms of PMS. Mood swings during periods are the reason behind many unhealthy relationships. It includes feelings of irritability, anger, frustration, loneliness, and so on. The scientific reason behind mood swings during periods is the hormonal imbalance and fluctuating levels of neurotransmitters. Practicing yoga and meditation can shift you from being an emotional pendulum to being focused and calm.
Yoga works magic for aiding any pain or discomfort in the body. Practicing yoga regularly helps you to live a happy, healthy and peaceful life. Women cannot stop the menstruation cycle until menopause. Many other problems include period cramps and mood swings that a woman has to tackle every month with the menstruation cycle. Yoga will help to ease the period cramps and to manage mood swings during the menstruation cycle. If you are on any medication, talk to your doctor before sticking to any exercises. Respect your health and body, have the patience to overcome the situation, and listen to your body during delicate times such as in Menstruation.
Let’s experience the calmness within.
Happy International Yoga Day!!