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Yoga For Women in Menopause
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There are several poses that can help a woman during her perimenopause and menopause period. The effects of some of the poses are:

Headstand: It helps to stimulate blood flow to the brain and cleans the mind, revitalizes the whole body, and balances the endocrine system. Brings fresh oxygenated blood to the head and focus to the mind. All interval poses are very helpful for hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia, fuzzy thinking and fatigue.

Shoulderstand: Calms and sooths the nervous system. It could also help to cultivate patience and emotional stability. It helps fighting against insomnia.

Legs up the wall: It will help to feel more balanced and in control. It helps restore the body, mind and spirit, leaving the feeling of refreshness. It helps relieve agitation and anxiety. Helps to focus and think more clearly.

Support Bridge Pose: It will rebalance the thyroid and parathyroid glands and cools down the hot flashes. Helps to tone and rejuvenate the reproductive organs and relieve fatigue, calms nervousness and relieves anxiety.

Half Plough pose: Helps calm anxiety and nervousness, relieves tension, and headaches, and fatigue.

Wide Angle Standing Forward Bend: Calms the mind and relieves stress, fatigue.

Standing Forward Bend: It calms and stabilizes and is good for the nervous system,
relieves agitation, insomnia, clears fuzzy thoughts.

Reclining Bound Angle: Its the comforting, cooling and supportive when having hot flashes. Improves circulating in the abdomen, helps to calm the nerves.

Head On Knee Poses: Are effected for revitalizing the adrenal glands. Helps calm the mind and nerves.

Downward Facing Dog: Relieves anxiety, relaxes the nervous system, and relieves hot flashes.

Inverted Staff Pose: With support on the head gives a cooling and calming effect on the mind, and equilibrium for mood swings, soothes agitation.

Easy Seated Forward Bend Pose: With support on the front, helps calm the nerves, and
helps for sleep.

Plough Pose: Helps calm anxiety, nervousness

Simple Seated Twist Pose: Replenishes the adrenal glands, restores the nervous system, and brings energy.

Corpse Pose: Relieves anxiety, nervous tension, hot flashes, relaxes the mind, and the whole body.

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