Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tackle Menopausal Hot Flushes with Meditation

MeditatingImage by Troy B Thompson via FlickrHot flushes and sweating are the most frequent distressing symptoms of menopause. Hormonal replacement treatment has its own hazards.
It has been seen that meditation and stretching exercise may help the menopausal women to ease their symptoms.
Researchers based at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester have seen that such women got relief with practice of mindfulness programme.
They enrolled 110 women with bothersome hot flushes and assigned them randomly to two groups; by the end of the programme, women practicing mindfulness programme got significant relief from their symptoms.
The only drawback of the programme is requirement of considerable time. This can be started under guidance and later on practiced.
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