Period Yoga Helps with Period Pain

Historically, yoga was an oral tradition deeply rooted in religion and focused on spiritual growth and control over the mind and emotions. Over the thousands of years of practice across the globe, yoga has evolved from its original roots and developed into a wide array of philosophies, exemplifying the need and desire for a more modern approach that meets the demands of Western life. While the nuances of classical yoga are still present, yoga as we know it has become both a way for people to connect to themselves and a method for exercise and relaxation. Often used to build...

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Period Yoga Helps with Period Pain
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7 Yoga Poses to Help Ease Menstrual Pain

There are some people who rock their Lululemon’s and actually go to yoga. And there are other people who are sporting yoga pants and laying in savasana...in their bed while they watch Netflix. Hey, no judgment. But if you’ve been thinking about doing yoga and lacking the motivation to actually roll out your mat at home or head to a class, you might be interested in this: yoga can actually help ease cramps, headache, anxiety, and other period-related symptoms. If you practice yoga for a long time, these benefits will be even more likely but even doing period yoga for...

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7 Yoga Poses to Help Ease Menstrual Pain
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How to Ease Menstrual Cramps with Nutrition?

Menstrual cramps are uncomfortable but, in general, a harmless side effect of menstruation. Some people suffer from bad stomach and back pain, headaches and diarrhea while some don’t even notice their period, except the bleeding. If you are not one of those lucky women for whom menses don’t constitute more than emptying the cup, you can ease menstrual pain either through medication or other ways. Usually, the pain can be relieved by painkillers, exercise and, for example, a hot water bottle on the stomach. However, many people don’t remember to pay enough attention to their diet when the bloodiest days of the month...

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How to Ease Menstrual Cramps with Nutrition?
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Top 5 Natural Ways to Deal with Period Cramps

If the first thing you reach for is the ibuprofen bottle when your period cramps come back to haunt you, then you’re doing it wrong. We get it, sometimes period pains, also known as dysmenorrhea, can be uncontrollable and you’d do anything to make them stop – but there are better (and healthier) ways to ease that pain. Unless you want a damaged liver, avoid the prolonged medication side-effects caused from painkillers and make your tummy happier with these 5 natural remedies. Vitamin D and Nutrition The key to a less painful menstrual cycle is to make sure your body...

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Top 5 Natural Ways to Deal with Period Cramps
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5 Minute Yoga Poses to Relieve Your Period Pain

Most women know that when Aunt Flo comes to visit, it isn't always a pleasant stay. In fact, pain is often involved. For those women who experience menstrual cramps, we have a special post for you from yoga teacher Mady Morrison and Lunette. She brings us her favorite poses from the yoga tradition to help ease menstruation discomfort. Do them on your yoga mat or on your bed. And if you follow her advice, you may even feel so relaxed that you lapse into a nice nap after you finish (wouldn't that be nice!). 

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5 Minute Yoga Poses to Relieve Your Period Pain
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5 Essential Oils that Ease Period Pain

When it comes to healing my body, I have one rule: try natural remedies first. A few years ago, I didn’t feel this way. I would be the first one to pop an ibuprofen for a headache or head to the doctor at the first signs of a cold. I didn’t really care how I felt better, I just wanted whatever was going on to stop. The same was true when I had my period—accompanied by cramps that had me doubled over in pain. I just wanted them to stop. If you’ve ever experienced painful menstrual cramps, I know you...

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5 Essential Oils that Ease Period Pain
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PMS - cramps, headache, squeamishness, what to do?

We asked our Facebook fans to share their best tips how to reduce the hideous feeling during the worst menstrual cramps. And what amount good tips we got! Thank you so much everyone, you rock! Here are the tips worth trying. "I still do the exercises I learned in the book my mom bought me when I was a girl so I could learn about my period. One of them is to lay on your back and make circles with your knees. If the cramps are to strong I'll try to find the most comfortable position and try to control...

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PMS - cramps, headache, squeamishness, what to do?
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