Healthy Menstrual Cycle Tip #5: Physical Activity

Here is the last in our series of tips for a healthy menstrual cycle: Menses is a time to slow down and be more gentle. In general, you want more time for rest and this may mean adjusting your schedule. Take warm baths and get more sleep.

Moderate exercise is often helpful to ease premenstrual symptoms. Avoid strenuous physical activity before and during your period. This can deplete the body and create hormone imbalances. So before and during your menses do more stretching, yoga, tai chi, and other relaxing, gentle movements.

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