Use of mindfulness, meditation and relaxation to treat vasomotor symptoms

  title={Use of mindfulness, meditation and relaxation to treat vasomotor symptoms},
  author={Karen M. Goldstein and Megan E Shepherd-Banigan and R R Coeytaux and Jennifer R. McDuffie and Soheir S Adam and Deanna R Befus and Adam P. Goode and Andrzej S. Kosinski and Varsha Masilamani and J. Whitridge Williams},
  pages={178 - 182}
Abstract Postmenopausal women with bothersome vasomotor symptoms (VMS) often seek alternatives to hormone-based treatment due to medication risks or personal preference. We sought to identify the effects of meditation, mindfulness, hypnosis and relaxation on VMS and health-related quality of life in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. To do this, we conducted an umbrella review supplemented by new randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) published since the most recent good-quality systematic… 

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