The abdominal cramps, stress, anxiety, sleeping difficulties, swelling in various parts of the body, sudden weight gain, mood swings, hot flashes and fatigue are the characteristic signs of menopause. To embrace the transition of menopause in your midlife, it demands physical strength as well as mental clarity and emotional balance. And, yoga provides it all. Yoga renders several benefits to menopausal symptoms as well as it replenishes your energy reserves. Take help of these mentioned yoga exercises to stand strong against the odds of menopause.
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This yoga pose also known as legs up the wall pose or inversion lake pose, alleviate symptoms of menopause by regulating blood flow, decreasing menstrual cramps and rendering a complete workout to your lower body. Pmsing women can practice this yoga pose regularly to reduce the swelling in their legs and feet. Here are the instructions to practice Viparita Karani asana.
Also known as the bridge pose, this yoga asana reduces fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, calms the brain and central nervous system, regulates blood pressure and strengthens abdominal organs, thereby, relieving menopausal symptoms. Practice it regularly and you will surely feel improvement in your condition. Here is the correct way of performing bridge pose.
[Watch: How to do Bridge Pose]
Besides the above discussed poses, you can practice forward bend pose, seated forward bend pose, downward facing dog pose, bound angle pose and corpse pose to help your menopausal symptoms. Talk to a yoga trainer to learn the right way of performing these yoga asanas. Resorting to yoga to improve your menopausal symptoms doesn’t allow you to discontinue your medical treatment.
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