Efficacy of yoga for vasomotor symptoms: a randomized controlled trial.

  title={Efficacy of yoga for vasomotor symptoms: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Katherine M. Newton and Susan D L Reed and Katherine Adams Guthrie and Karen J. Sherman and Cathryn Booth-Laforce and Bette Jane Caan and Barbara S Sternfeld and Janet S Carpenter and Lee A. Learman and Ellen W. Freeman and Lee S. Cohen and Hadine Joffe and Garnet L. Anderson and Joseph C. Larson and J. Ramsay Hunt and Kristine E Ensrud and Andrea Z LaCroix},
  volume={21 4},
OBJECTIVE This study aims to determine the efficacy of yoga in alleviating vasomotor symptoms (VMS) frequency and bother. METHODS This study was a three-by-two factorial, randomized controlled trial. Eligible women were randomized to yoga (n = 107), exercise (n = 106), or usual activity (n = 142), and were simultaneously randomized to a double-blind comparison of ω-3 fatty acid (n = 177) or placebo (n = 178) capsules. Yoga intervention consisted of 12 weekly 90-minute yoga classes with daily… CONTINUE READING
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