Vasomotor symptoms decrease in women with breast cancer randomized to treatment with applied relaxation or electro-acupuncture: a preliminary study.

@article{Nedstrand2005VasomotorSD,
  title={Vasomotor symptoms decrease in women with breast cancer randomized to treatment with applied relaxation or electro-acupuncture: a preliminary study.},
  author={Elizabeth Nedstrand and Klaas Wijma and Yvonne Wyon and Mats Hammar},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={243-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of applied relaxation and electro-acupuncture on vasomotor symptoms in women treated for breast cancer. METHODS Thirty-eight postmenopausal women with breast cancer and vasomotor symptoms were randomized to treatment with electro-acupuncture (n = 19) or applied relaxation (n = 19) during 12 weeks. The number of hot flushes was registered daily in a logbook before and during treatment and after 3 and 6 months of follow-up. RESULTS Thirty-one women completed… CONTINUE READING

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