Peri-menopausal symptoms and its management by Yoga Therapy

  • Pratima G. Suryawanshi Post Graduate Scholar, Post Graduate Department of Basic Principle of Ayurveda, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Brijesh R. Mishra Professor, HOD & Principal, Post Graduate Department of Basic Principle of Ayurveda, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
  • Harish J. Purohit Associate Professor and Guide, Post Graduate Department of Basic Principle of Ayurveda, Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Keywords: Yoga Therapy, Quality of Life, Perimenopausal Women, Perimenopausal Symptoms.


With increased life expectancy today, women spend one-third of their life after menopause. Thus, more attention is needed towards peri-menopausal symptoms estrogen replacement therapy is the most effective treatment, however it has its own limitations. The present need is to explore new options for the management of perimenopausal symptoms. Yogic life style is a way of living which aims to improve the body, day and mind to Pranayama and Dhyana. Yoga been utilized as a therapeutic tools to achieve positive tools to achieve positive health and control and cure disease. The exact same as to how Yoga helps in various disease states is not known. There could be neurohormonal pathways with selective effect in each pathological situation. There have been multiple studies that have combined the many aspects of Yoga into a general Yoga session in order to investigate its effect on perimenopausal symptoms. Integrated approach of Yoga therapy can improve hot flushes and night sweats. There is increasing evidence suggesting that even the short-term practice of Yoga can decrease both psychological and physiological risk factors for cardiovascular disease studies conclude that our age old therapy, Yoga is fairly effective in managing perimenopausal symptoms.


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DOI: 10.21760/jaims.8.7.30
Published: 2023-09-01
How to Cite
Pratima G. Suryawanshi, Brijesh R. Mishra, & Harish J. Purohit. (2023). Peri-menopausal symptoms and its management by Yoga Therapy . Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 8(7), 160 - 162.
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