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Yoga For Period Cramps: These 6 yoga asanas can help reduce cramps and pain during periods

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Yoga For Period Cramps: These 6 yoga asanas can help reduce cramps and pain during periods :

Your body goes through a lot during periods.
  Happy baby pose can help in relieving period cramps.
  Child's pose is also considered very beneficial during periods.
  Yoga For Period Cramps: Back pain, restlessness, nausea and abdominal cramps; Your body goes through a lot during periods. If you are suffering from painful abdominal cramps during periods, then that time of the month can be extremely excruciating. You can resort to pain relievers or hot water bottles for comfort, but yoga asanas can help you deal with it in a more natural way. Mild exercise can help release endorphins, which can act as a natural pain reliever for the body. Here are some yoga poses that can help you get relief from cramps.

  1. Knee to Chest Pose :

  This, also known as the Happy Baby Pose, is one of the easiest exercises to do when in pain. Lie on your back and bring both your knees to your chest. Now press your knees towards your chest and raise your lower leg. Now hold both your feet with your hands and rotate them to one side. Take a deep breath and roll to the other side. Rock slowly from side to side like a child. This will put pressure on your abdomen and help reduce the pain

 2. Child's Pose :

 Balasana Yoga This asana allows your back muscles to stretch, while also helping you to relax. Remember to take deep breaths while doing this pose. Especially this asana is a great way to relieve menstrual pain.

  3. Spine Twist :

  For this pose, lie on your bed with your body in a straight line. Now as you bend your left leg and bring it towards your chest. As you exhale, move your legs to the other side and bring them to the right side of your abdomen. Stay in this position for a few seconds. Repeat it with the other leg. This exercise will relax your body by pulling both your back and abdomen together.

  4. Camel Pose :

  In Camel Pose, the front part of the body is stretched, due to which the pain of the lower back is reduced and there is also a reduction in menstrual pain.

  5. Pillow Props:

  If you want instant relief from period cramps, a pillow can come in handy. Simply place a pillow under your back and lie down on it. Lying in this posture will provide much needed relief from cramps. You can also place a hot water bag on your lower abdomen while doing this pose for added relief.

                                                                       6. Dandasana :

 In this asana, you have to stretch your upper body and keep your hands parallel to the feet to support your back. It is an asana which mainly focuses on your spine and everything related to it. The stretch that helps to dilate your abdomen helps in treating problems like asthma and sciatica. Your mind will feel relaxed with this type of meditation posture. This asana also works on the muscles of your lower back. It improves your breathing rate and takes you into the comfort zone. You can do this yoga asana during your periods.


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