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Women's Health and Wellbeing Books

Women's health is one of the most complex areas of wellbeing that is widely researched by many knowledgeable authors to provide you with comprehensive, in depth information. From learning about the effects of pregnancy and menopause on your body to...

Women's health is one of the most complex areas of wellbeing that is widely researched by many knowledgeable authors to provide you with comprehensive, in depth information. From learning about the effects of pregnancy and menopause on your body to discovering safe ways to practice movement during these life events, to self care and working with your body during your cycle, we've got it all. To find out more about women's bodies, what they are capable of and how to best care for them, browse our full collection of women's health and wellbeing books below.

Women's health is one of the most complex areas of wellbeing that is widely researched by many knowledgeable...

Women's health is one of the most complex areas of wellbeing that is widely researched by many knowledgeable authors to provide you with comprehensive, in depth information. From learning about the effects of pregnancy and menopause on your body to discovering safe ways to practice movement during these life events, to self care and working with your body during your cycle, we've got it all. To find out more about women's bodies, what they are capable of and how to best care for them, browse our full collection of women's health and wellbeing books below.

Taking care of your health as a woman is vital to your wellbeing and leading a healthy lifestyle. Knowing how to listen to your body and take care of it in the right way is one of the most important things you can learn. Our selection of women's health and wellbeing books are among many educational books available here at Yogamatters, whether you're looking for advice on nutrition, mindful living, meditation or more, we've got literature on a wide variety topics to help support a healthy lifestyle.

How does yoga affect hormonal balance?
Yoga is a great way to help natural improve your hormone health as it can help to reduce cortisol levels and increase serotonin production, in turn leading to an improved sense of wellness. Research has shown that performing yoga can also be beneficial to alleviating symptoms of your period as the deep breaths you take during practice helps oxygen to circulate through your body, helping to relax cramping muscles.

Is yoga safe during pregnancy?
Yes, practicing yoga whilst pregnant is safe to do if you carefully follow guides and medical advice. Yoga is a great exercise to do whilst pregnant as it doesn't put too much strain on your joints, doesn't increase your heart rate and blood pressure and can help to reduce anxiety. There are many books that advise on the best yoga poses to do whilst pregnant and postpartum that can help with hormones, labour and recovery - browse through our full range of books to find out more.

Is yoga good for menopause?
Yes, research has shown that practicing yoga regularly can help to alleviate the symptoms brought on by menopause. One of the main triggers for an increase in menopause symptoms is stress, whether it is cause internally or from external factors, stress can hugely affect your cortisol levels and nervous system, which can lead to mood swings during menopause. Therefore, yoga has been proven to help reduce levels of stress, calming down your parasympathetic nervous system and helping to balance out your hormones.