Yoga Summary

  • Yoga techniques may offer some relief from period pain and discomfort.
  • It’s believed yoga reduces pain by helping produce natural painkillers in the body.
  • The breathing exercises used in yoga can also help relaxation, reduce tension and pain.
  • You can try a range of the suggested breathing exercises and yoga poses including the cat and cow, standing cat and cow, child’s pose and back bend, moving bridge, sunbird and apanasana, along with yoga nidra practices at home to help relieve period pain.