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How to ease Menstrual Pain?

Mehdi Moosvi  |  Oct 31

How to ease Menstrual Pain?

Not all good things come to us for free, but we have to pay a price for it. 

The price which women pay for femininity is Menstruation and the unbearable menstrual pain or menstrual cramps caused by the uterus contraction to help expel its lining, and adding to it with increased estrogen levels women experience their follicular phase during which women are more susceptible to pain during the first half of the follicular phase with increased sensitivity towards the skin. 

As a woman, you might have the question that how to ease menstrual pain? Or how to get rid of it? Although you cannot get rid of it completely if you are a menstruating female, you can definitely ease the menstrual pain with certain things you can try out -

A woman holds her lower abdomen on her bed out of menstrual pain
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Heating Bag - A heating bag when kept on your lower abdomen or on your lower back could be very helpful for easing the pain derived from menstrual cramps, it helps with easing your muscles and soothing your pain so that you can focus on other stuff in life.

Blood Purifiers - Consuming blood purifier syrups daily and not only during your periods could help you with a healthy blood flow with acne and pimple-free skin and with a healthy bloodstream it can directly impact your periods in a positive way.

Yoga - Yoga could do wonders for your menstrual cramps and irregular periods. But you should not only practice yoga during periods but be habitual of practicing these asanas on a daily basis -

A woman doing yoga
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a. Dhanurasana (Bow pose) - The signature posture known for enhancing the reproductive system, this posture helps you reduce lower belly fat and strengthen your lower abdomen muscles.

b. Ustrasana (Camel pose) - The posture to reduce menstrual pain and to stabilize irregular periods.

c. Bhujangasana (Cobra pose) - Through this asana, our blood circulation is increased as it affects our reproductive organs and our digestive system.

d. Baddha konasana (Butterfly pose) - Another best known asana for dealing with menstrual problems, this asana is known for being a stress reliever.

d. Malasana (Garland pose) - This squatting posture asana is great to strengthen your groin as well as for your reproductive system.

Healthy Diet - A healthy gut is the key to healthy periods. Adding more leafy vegetables, fibrous veggies, fishes like salmon, whole grains, and nuts to your daily diet could make your period experience blissful.

To know how to make the most of your follicular phase, read "The Follicular Phase: Menstruation and Safety Suggestions"

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