Yoga Poses To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

One of the most effective way to ease menstrual pain and cure menstrual issues is yoga. Yoga is a natural form of exercise that improves the body flexibility and flow of period blood. Studies show that regular practice of yoga not only regularize the menstrual cycle but also improves digestion during that time of the month and relieves premenstrual symptoms such as menstrual cramps, bloating, nausea and headache. Yoga stabilizes the body hormone and reduces mood swings. Yoga Poses To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Regular practice of yoga improves all over health and quality of life.

Let us learn the best yoga poses to regularise the menstrual cycle.

Yoga Poses To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

#1. The Bow Pose:

The bow pose strengthens the back and stimulates the body reproductive organs. The Bow Pose - Yoga Pose To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Steps:

Lie down on the floor or on a yoga mat flat on your abdomen facing towards the floor. Take a deep breath and bend both your leg backwards slowly. Raise both your arms and hold your ankles so that your body weight falls on your torso. Hold yourself in this position for about 20 seconds and then slowly return to the starting position. Repeat the bow pose at least four to five times in a row.

#2. The Camel Pose:

The camel pose stretches the abdominal muscles and straightens the uterine muscles. Although it may be little uncomfortable to perform camel pose during periods but the results are outstanding. The camel pose controls the muscle contractions responsible for menstrual cramps. In addition, camel pose relieves lower back pain and gives a good stretch to your spine. The Camel Pose - Yoga Pose To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Steps:

Kneel down on the floor placing your hands on your hips. Slowly arch your back and slide your arms over your feet until both your arms are straight. Make sure to keep your neck in neutral position. Breathe in and breathe out. Stay in this pose for a few seconds. Gently return to the starting position.

#3. The Garland Pose:

It is an easy yoga asana that relieves back pain. It widens the pelvic opening and reduces any congestion stimulating the proper flow of blood. In addition, the garland posebalances the emotions and eases depression, anxiety, mood swings, anger and irritability. The Garland Pose - Yoga Pose To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Step:

The first step is to squat keeping your feet hip width apart and spreading the knees wider than torso. Join both your Palms to make a namaste position. Stretch your elbows placing them on the inner thigh. Hold this position for 10 to 15 seconds and return to the starting position.

#4. The Cobra Pose:

The cobra pose relieves menstrual headache. It is a back bend thatloosens theuterine muscles and strengthens the muscles of your back and hip to stimulate the flow of blood. The Cobra Pose - Yoga Pose To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Steps:

Lie down on the mat flat on your abdomen facing toward the ground. Place both your palms below your shoulders. Take a deep breath and slowly raise your chest to bend backwards. Stay in this position for about 30 seconds and then return to the starting position. Repeat this pose at least five times relaxing for 15 seconds in between.

#5. The Wide Leg Forward Fold Pose:

The wide leg forward fold pose energizes uterus and pelvic bowel. It opens the hips and [promotes blood flow. The Wide Leg Forward Fold Pose - Yoga Pose To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Steps:

Stand straight with your feet three to four feet apart. Keep your spine erect. Inhale and stretch your hands slowly over your head. Join your palms and interlock your fingers. Turn your palms upside. Lift up your shoulders and roll them forward releasing the breath. Keep your gaze steady and forward and relax your muscles. Stay in this position for a few seconds and then return to the starting position.

#6. The Butterfly Pose: 

The butterfly pose employees the gravitational force to stimulate the energy and blood downwards to the groin. This pose recharges the mind and relaxes the body. It stretches the hip and eases menstrual discomfort. The Butterfly Pose - Yoga Pose To Regularise Menstrual Cycle

Steps:

Sit on your yoga mat with your legs stretched out. Keep your spine straight. Bend the knees, join the soles of feet and bring the joint feet close to your pelvis. Tightly hold your feet and flap your thighs up and down. Do this for a few minutes.

* It is recommended to practice yoga in guidance of an experienced yoga trainer. Consult your doctor if you suffer from migraine, lower back or neck injury, insomnia and high or low blood pressure before practising yoga. In addition. if you are pregnant consult your gynaecologist and yoga trainer to know what yoga poses are safe for you to practice.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.

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