The physiological period is the most vulnerable day for women in a month.
Due to the loss of menstrual blood and physical weakness, if you don’t pay attention to conditioning, it is easy to cause health problems.
Therefore, the conditioning of female friends during menstrual period is particularly important.
Some people say that yoga during menstruation can recuperate the body, but many girls have doubts about it.
Therefore, some people ask whether yoga can be done during menstruation? What taboos do women have during menstruation? First of all, can you do yoga during menstruation? Whether you can practice yoga during menstruation can not be generalized, which should be determined according to everyone’s physique.
The specific situation is as follows: 1.
Women with weak menstruation and dysmenorrhea should not practice yoga or do restorative yoga during menstruation.
Some women are weak and in poor physical condition during menstruation, resulting in low back pain, dysmenorrhea and other phenomena.
Especially in the first two days of their physiological period, they will be particularly uncomfortable.
At this time, the best way is to rest or do some restorative yoga postures, such as supine angle pose.
After the most uncomfortable two days, you can do some soothing yoga exercises, but the intensity should not be too strong, which can help your body recover.
In addition, women with menstrual troubles should pay attention to strengthening the practice of posture and breathing in the non physiological period, which can help improve your physical state to avoid dysmenorrhea and other problems.
What are the taboos of practicing yoga during menstruation.
There are three types of postures that are considered taboo for women during menstruation: inverted three-dimensional postures, backward bending postures, and strong abdominal distortion and contraction postures.
▼ avoid inverted posture throughout menstruation.
Handstand can interfere with the downward rhythm of menstruation throughout the cycle, resulting in interruption of flow, and may lead to the retention of unhealthy substances in the uterus, which may in turn form cysts or other health problems.
Such as shoulder handstand salambasarvangasana, head handstand salambasirsasana, pear halasana, plow ▼ back bending posture can stimulate the adrenal gland, which will over stimulate the menstrual system when the body has additional activities and heat.
This can lead to an increase in menstrual flow, or restart with a heavier force after a sudden stop.
Like a hose flowing slowly, folding it will produce two effects: the front end of the folding will accelerate the outflow; The rear end will slow down the flow or even block, and then spray out immediately after accumulating a certain pressure.
For example, bow dhanurasana, camel ustrasana, wheeled urdhva dhanurasana, wheeled ▼ abdominal torsion and strong abdominal contraction are also inappropriate during menstruation.
Additional internal pressure on organs and potential irritation to sensitive cervical areas should be avoided.
For example, jatharaparivartanasana with abdominal torsion, urdhvaprasaritapadasana with supine leg lifting, and nacasana with boat.
In addition, menstrual Yoga should also avoid postures that are easy to cause tension and fatigue, standing or balancing postures that are maintained for too long, and postures that support the balance of the whole body with arms.
Especially in the first few days with large flow, it is suggested that women should not practice yoga excessively during menstruation, but let the physical and mental system rest and pay attention to any symptoms during menstruation.
Many times, we ignore situations such as physical fatigue, psychological irritability or abnormal menstrual flow.
Only by maintaining physical and mental calm can we notice these signals and deal with them.
Some women are in good physical condition, and the body does not respond much during the physiological period.
Generally speaking, they can adapt to normal yoga practice.
However, even so, we should try our best to avoid handstand exercises, abdominal compression and contraction exercises, deep backward bending exercises, etc., so as not to cause menstrual blood backflow and reflux, which will retain some menstrual blood that should have been discharged from the body and affect menstrual health.
What kinds of asanas can you practice during menstruation? Standing forward extension standing three-dimensional forward flexion, downward dog, double angle, enhanced side extension (preferably with head support) are beneficial to women in menstruation.
In order not to cause excessive compression of the abdomen, women must pay attention to slightly contracting the abdomen backward when completing the pose.
However, women with physical pain, lumbosacral pain, low physical strength and sudden drop of blood sugar should avoid these postures! Half moon pose and standing hand grasping big toe pose (lateral) help to inhibit excessive menstrual blood, back pain and abdominal spasm.
Women with lumbosacral sciatica and intervertebral disc herniation should put these two postures in their practice sequence.
Supine posture, lying hero style, lying beam angle style, lying auspicious style, fish style, lying with hands touching big toes (supported by straps, pillows and blankets) and other postures can relax muscles and nerves under daily tension, fatigue and excitement.
It helps to relax and relieve spasms and tense organs, and minimize the loss of life energy.
Women with symptoms such as poor breathing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, poor urination, excessive menstrual blood, abdominal spasm, mental excitement and excitement will find that these postures can effectively reduce these symptoms.
Simple forward stretching baby pose, one foot back pose, one leg kneeling back pose, half lotus sitting one leg back pose, Saint germridge pose, sitting angle side pose, sitting angle front pose and other pose exercises can gently inhibit excessive menstrual blood, ease the abdomen and rest the excited brain cells.
These postures are very suitable for women with headache, back pain, excessive menstrual blood, abdominal spasm and fatigue.
Sitting posture, auspicious sitting, Vajra sitting, lotus sitting, beam angle pose, sitting angle pose, cow face pose, perineum gathering pose and other postures help to eliminate women’s pressure and tension.
At the same time, practicing these postures can also move the groin, legs, knees, tendons, ankles and toes, relax the joints and eliminate swelling and pain.
The brain also becomes quiet.
Fish pose, sitting forward bend (back extension) and other forward bends: can help disperse and eliminate anxiety, colleagues, and keep your mind stable and calm.
Here’s a yoga honey talk.
Honey, let’s share some asana sequences during women’s menstruation.
During a few hours of menstruation (48 to 72 hours), it is recommended to have a complete rest.
However, you can practice lower body posture to relieve fatigue and reduce excessive menstruation: corpse spreading intermittent breathing method supine beam angle posture 2.
You can start practicing lower body posture sequence on the third, fourth or fifth day of menstruation, It depends on your own feelings: semi standing forward flexion triangle extension side angle extension supine beam angle sitting angle hero sitting fish spreading corpse.
You can practice forward flexion at the time of maximum menstrual flow.
Towards the end of your period, you can practice the following supine and auxiliary postures: shoulder bridge beam angle sitting angle.
This scheme is also beneficial when you have dysmenorrhea, excessive bleeding and abdominal colic.
In principle, yoga practice during menstruation should help us eliminate discomfort and fatigue, restore physical strength, stabilize emotions and maintain internal tranquility.
Every woman’s body and mind are affected differently during menstruation.
Therefore, those women who practice yoga regularly should cultivate an internal “hearing”, listen to the signals sent by body and mind, and use your intuition to judge whether you should practice posture, what to practice and how to practice today.
No one can make decisions for you except yourself.
The key words here are: rest, relaxation, peace and introspection…