Menopause is a natural biological process that most women face around the age of 45-55. It takes place after the last ovulation and marks the end of the fertile period. This is the change a woman goes through either just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of the reproductive period. One may find changes in the body before and after menopause.
Yoga therapy for menopause helps in coping up and gaining good health and mental stability. Different asanas help to strengthen and stretch every muscle in the body. Asanas that strengthen the abdomen muscles, align and open the pelvis are beneficial.
Pranayama helps to cool the body and elevate the mood to overcome the hormonal changes it’s going through. Cooling breaths like sheetali and seetkari can control hot flashes. Relaxation and meditation can reduce the physiological and psychological instability.
Decreased female hormones can cause osteoporosis. It is important to exercise and eat healthy and varied food in order to prevent the nutrient deficiency. Yoga improves overall health. It teaches one to cope up and move along with the changes with a stable mind. It significantly cut hot flushes and improves concentration, sleep and pain levels.