The effect of Qigong on menopausal symptoms and quality of sleep for perimenopausal women: a preliminary observational study.

@article{Yeh2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of Qigong on menopausal symptoms and quality of sleep for perimenopausal women: a preliminary observational study.},
  author={Shu-Chuan Yeh and Mei-Ying Chang},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={567-75}
}
OBJECTIVES The study objectives were to examine the effect of a 12-week 30-minute-a-day Ping Shuai Qigong exercise program on climacteric symptoms and sleep quality in perimenopausal women. DESIGN This was a prospective observational study. SETTINGS/LOCATION The subjects (N=70) from two communities were women aged 45 years and above who were experiencing menopausal symptoms. SUBJECTS Thirty-five (35) women from one community were assigned to a Ping Shuai Qigong intervention group, while… CONTINUE READING

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