Most of the women experience pain and irregular periods. While the menstrual cycle spans 28 days, it can also range from 21-38 days. However, it is termed as a irregular periods, if you have not had period for over 35 days.
Such irregularity may be termed normal if it is rare. Irregularity in periods is caused by the changes in the hormonal levels, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), excessive exercise, changing birth control pills and using certain medications.
According to doctors, one of the best ways to regulate irregular periods, painful menstrual cramps, and menstrual disorder is yoga.
Sun salutations or surya namaskar work out the muscles, joints, ligaments while also regulating the hormones. When the yoga is practised regularly and with proper technique, all the 12 steps that make Surya Namaskar help manage the issue.
The rapid breathing yoga is considered a cure for various issues. It is considered as an effective technique to expel carbon dioxide from the blood, which comprises slow and Normal inhalation and quick and forceful exhalation.
Bhadrasana or butterfly pose
The yoga is considered an effective exercise to open up the legs and pelvic floor and strengthen the backbone, thighs and hips.
Dhanurasana or bow pose
Dhanurasana, one of the 12 basic Hatha yoga poses, is a great back stretching yoga. Regular practice of Dhanurasana not only gives your back a good stretch but also relievee menstrual irregularities and discomfort.