Yoga therapy series

Managing your Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

The third topic in our yoga therapy series is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). It's widely talked about and has even appeared on Television series! So, what exactly is PMS? Craving chocolates? Acting weird? Shouting? Complaining? Weeping? Well, it can be all of the above! Formally though, it is a set of symptoms that are related to the menstrual cycle. It may start 7-10 days prior to a woman's period. Generally, these symptoms last only till bleeding starts. They don't show up in pregnant women and those going through menopause. The symptoms vary from woman to woman. To some, they are mild and...

Yoga Therapy: for Menorrhagia – end the agony!

Menorrhagia is the term given for abnormally heavy or prolonged flow of blood during menstruation. It is a condition found approximately in 53 of 1000 women. The underlying cause may be varied. If the menses are painful, one of the following may apply:  Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID): an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries that is generally caused by bacteria  Endometriosis: a condition wherein the endometrium (the tissue that develops every month in the anticipation of the fertilization of the egg) grows outside the uterus rather than inside  Pregnancy related complications like miscarriages If the menses are painless,...

Yoga Therapy: Menstrual Disorders – Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual disorders are unfortunately quite common among women in the modern age. The reasons can be varied. Stress, pollution of air, soil and water, food adulteration and poor lifestyle being the major culprits, it seems like menstrual disorders are almost inescapable these days. It sounds quite tragic, yeah? We take up this matter in our second yoga therapy series. We realize the importance of preserving the good health of women. As Swami Vivekananda once said “Can you better the condition of your women?  Then there will be hope for your well-being. Otherwise you will remain as backwards as you are...

Yoga therapy: Migraine

Every week we publish yoga therapy series on our Facebook page Indea Yoga Training+. The first ever series that featured was Migraine therapy series. After having completed it last week, we're posting the entire series here in our blog. Hope this helps someone somewhere!  Note: All the asanas and techniques below must be practiced under able guidance. Every person is different and hence every person's migraine case is different. Consulting a specialist personally is strongly recommended. Migraine What is Migraine? Migraine is more than just a bad headache. It’s a neurological disease. It’s a disorder that most researchers believe involves...



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