Do you suffer from pain during menstruation? Are you trying to conceive naturally? If your answer is yes, try out these Ayurvedic diet & lifestyle tips to follow during menstruation for better reproductive health.

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In a woman’s life menstruation phase is a significant period of her life. If a woman is healthy & fit during this phase of her life, she can deliver a healthy baby too. For this reason, it is essential to make sure that your cycles are regular, and if you have any health issues related to menstruation, better to correct them with healthy diet & lifestyle changes.

Nowadays, women are also professionally working and managing household work, which can be stressful and tiring. Due to this, life has become challenging for many women, and they lack to give appropriate attention to their health. As a result, we can see many women face issues related to menstruation like irregular periods, pain during periods, scanty periods, and even difficulty in conceiving naturally.

Here are the top 3 tips to maintain your reproductive health:

1. Diet to follow during menstruation:

Ayurveda advises including local rice, milk, ghee, barley soup, light & easily digestible meals. It is essential to add meals that ignite the digestive fire, improve digestion, and help to balance the Vata dosha. 

Eating meals in regular time in proper quantities helps to maintain digestion and improve health. On the other hand, avoiding spicy, heavy, oily, fast food, and junk items are advised. Such food items can diminish the digestive fire and lead to indigestion. 

2. Lifestyle during menstruation:

During menstruation, Vata dosha can get vitiated due to heavy exercise, overtalking, excessive walking, loud laughing, crying, and exertion. So it is better to rest and avoid such activities to avoid the symptoms that could happen due to the aggravation of Vata doshas like pain, scanty periods, or irregular periods. 

Restore your energy with rest, mild stretching, proper hydration, and warm meals like soup. 

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3. Combat mental stress:

Apart from a healthy diet & lifestyle, stay away from mental stress. Excessive mental stress can lead to hormonal imbalance, which can cause irregular periods, PCOS, and difficulty with conception. So, Ayurveda suggests concentrating on good things in your life and staying away from stressful situations, especially during menstruation. 

Ayurveda has given prime importance to follow Rajaswala Paricharya, a ‘mode of living’ to follow during menstruation. It helps women to gain better health and improve their quality of life. The tips mentioned above are a few of the Rajaswala Paricharya habits to follow that can help you prevent reproductive health problems.