Yoga may enhance mood and reduce pain in menstrual disorders

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London: According to the information given by a research, practicing Yoga may enhance mood and lessen the pain in women affected by menstrual disorders related with psychological and physical symptoms.

As per the findings published in a journal, enhanced mood, reduced pain, increased well being, and a heightened relaxation response were among the improved outcomes reported by women who participated in a yoga intervention.




A range of yoga interventions were used and some studies used a combination of Asana, Pranayama, and other yogic relaxation or meditation techniques.

All of the studies evaluated reported a beneficial effect and reduced symptoms.

“All included studies reported some change in their outcome measures, suggesting reduced symptoms of menstrual distress following a yoga intervention,” the study said.