Relieve Perimenopause Symptoms with Yoga
Yoga can help with hormone regulation, weight management and loss, and improved flexibility, stability, and endurance, among other benefits. While almost all poses help with muscle stretching and strengthening, some poses can help in perimenopause.
Shoulder stand – helps with stress and depression; reduces fatigue and insomnia
Head-to-knee bend – helps with stress and emotional stabilization
Marichi’s pose – helps with depression, anxiety, and constipation
Reclining bound angle pose – stretches the pelvic muscles and reduces hot flashes, promotes relaxation, and helps regulate hormones
Sphinx pose – helps increase feelings of joy and energy
Legs up the wall pose – reduces leg edema, promotes relaxation, and helps with hot flashes
Seated wide angle pose – tones the uterus and reduces heavy bleeding; stretches the hamstrings, helping with low back pain
Downward dog – improves memory, increases bone density, promotes oxygen supply to the brain, improves energy levels and alertness
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-Written by Paavana Varanasi