A pilot study exploring the effects of reflexology on cold intolerance.

  title={A pilot study exploring the effects of reflexology on cold intolerance.},
  author={Wenping Zhang and Shougo Takahashi and Takashi Miki and Hisayo Fujieda and Torao Ishida},
  journal={Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies},
  volume={3 1},
Cold intolerance is an inability to tolerate cold temperatures and is accompanied by symptoms including headache, shoulder discomfort, dizziness and palpitations. The current study was performed to examine whether reflexology therapy affected cold intolerance in human subjects and whether the treatment was systemically effective. Ten female volunteer examinees with subjective feelings of cold were examined. After a 5-minute foot bath, 10 minutes of reflexology therapy was performed on their… CONTINUE READING

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