Natural Pain Relief: 10 Yoga Moves For Menstrual Cramps

Saturday, June 4, 2016


 Sometimes the hardest part of being a woman is suffering through the agonizing pain of Dysmenorrhea aka menstrual cramps.  Not only are they discomforting, menstrual cramps are a huge disturbance in our day to day activities.  Plus, they leave us feeling tired, cranky and beyond miserable.  Basically, we're a ticking time bomb.

We're pretty sure that you've tried medications and old age remedies to relieve the pain associated with "Aunt Flo's" visit, but have you tried a natural alternative?  That's right! We're talking about yoga.  No matter what your level of fitness expertise is, yoga is the perfect remedy to ease those monthly aches and pains.


Here are 10 essential yoga moves that can aide in the relief of menstrual cramps.  Perform each pose for 1 to 2 minutes each.


 
The Child's Pose 
Bow Pose


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Bound Angle Pose


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 Bridge Pose


Camel Pose


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Extended Side Angel Pose


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Lotus Pose


Downward Facing Dog Pose


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Pigeon Pose


Eagle Twist


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