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Reflexology and Imagery Relieve Preoperative Anxiety

Israelis facing surgery that received reflexology massages, acupuncture and guided imagery exercises beforehand experienced a 60 percent drop in anxiety levels.

Chinese Herbs Lessen Postpartum Blues

A Chinese study pooling 47 clinical trials concluded that Chinese herbs are a safe, effective remedy that work either with antidepressants or alone.

Fenugreek Eases Menopause

An extract of fenugreek husk sharply slashed the incidence of hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, headaches and mood swings in menopausal Indian women.

Patient Pets

An Ontario hospital allows patients’ cats and dogs, once thoroughly scrubbed, to visit them for an hour each week.

Acupressure Eases Fatigue in Cancer Survivors

In a recent study, two-thirds of breast cancer survivors that used an acupressure routine on themselves slashed their chronic tiredness to normal levels.

Diabetics Improve Using Sesame and Rice Bran Oils

Diabetic patients that replaced their cooking oil with a blend of cold-pressed sesame oil and rice bran oil had lower blood glucose levels than patients taking the pharmaceutical glynase.

Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes

Menopausal women reported that their hot flashes dropped by 37 percent during six months of acupuncture treatments.

MS Patients Improve with High-Tone Electrotherapy

Multiple sclerosis patients that underwent pulsed-frequency electrotherapy improved their scores in nine of 10 categories of functional abilities.

Astaxanthin Aids Muscle Recovery

Serbian soccer players who took astaxanthin daily for three months recovered more quickly from muscle exertion and had lower rates of inflammation than a control group.

Aromatherapy Soothes Allergies

Inhaling a three-fragrance formula of essential oils sharply reduced allergy symptoms for Korean sufferers in just seven days.
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