Reflexology reduces anxiety and improves quality of sleep in informal carers — Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)

Family and friends are very often the primary caregivers for patients with cancer, despite not being paid or having any formal training, and can commonly experience sadness, anxiety, fatigue and sleep disorders (Toygar et al, 2020). A recent randomized controlled trial carried out in an oncology unit of a university hospital evaluated the short-term effect of foot reflexology on sleep and anxiety in 66 informal caregivers. The subjects were randomly allocated […]

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