Effect of therapeutic massage on insomnia and climacteric symptoms in postmenopausal women

  title={Effect of therapeutic massage on insomnia and climacteric symptoms in postmenopausal women},
  author={D. S. Oliveira and H. Hachul and V. Goto and S. Tufik and L. Bittencourt},
  pages={21 - 29}
  • D. S. Oliveira, H. Hachul, +2 authors L. Bittencourt
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Climacteric
  • ABSTRACT Introduction Physiological and psychological alterations in the climacteric period frequently influence women's quality of life. Hot flushes, nocturia, mood alterations, respiratory disturbances, insomnia and restless leg syndrome all affect sleep, and the altered hormonal state in this period impacts the aging process. As hormonal therapy is not indicated in some cases, the search for complementary therapies, such as massage therapy, to improve insomnia in the climacteric period is… CONTINUE READING
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