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Walk out on PMS

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Today's top medical news and feel-better tips Symptoms eased with exercise, study hints

Attention premenstrual syndrome sufferers: Take a walk!

A study suggests that a regular routine of walking or other physical activity may take the bite out of the syndrome's nagging symptoms.

Researchers at the Human Performance Laboratory at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana, compared two small groups of women suffering from PMS. One group of eight women began a fitness program that consisted of walking and jogging four times a week; the other group of five women remained sedentary.

EFFECT OF MELATONIN AND ELECTROACUPUNCTURE (EA) ON NK CELL ACTIVITY, INTERLEUKIN-2 PRODUCTION

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EFFECT OF MELATONIN AND ELECTROACUPUNCTURE (EA) ON NK CELL ACTIVITY, INTERLEUKIN-2 PRODUCTION AND POMC-DERIVED PEPTIDES IN TRAUMATIC RATS

Presents a study on the effects of melatonin (MT) and electroacupuncture (EA) on activity of natural killer cells. Details on dynamic changes in the induction of interleukin-2 production; Implic...

Electroacupuncture Therapy for Weight Loss Reduces Serum Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and LDL Cholesterol Levels

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Electroacupuncture Therapy for Weight Loss Reduces Serum Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and LDL Cholesterol Levels in Obese Women

Our purpose in this study was to investigate the effect of acupuncture therapy on body weight and on levels of the serum total cholesterol, triglyceride, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholestero...

SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND CHRONIC PAIN WITH PARASPINAL SQUARE WAVE STIMULATION

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Presents update on the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD). Aspects of beta endorphin release secondary to Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT); Highlights of paraspinal square wave sti...

THE EFFECTS OF GUIDED IMAGERY AND MUSIC ON DEPRESSION AND BETA-ENDORPHIN LEVELS IN HEALTHY ADULTS: A PILOT STUDY

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Abstract: This pilot study explored the effects of a series of six weekly Guided Imagery and Music [GIM] sessions on mood state and plasma á-endorphin in healthy subjects. Eight healthy adults (21-45years old) randomly assigned to control and experimental conditions completed the Profile of Mood States and donated a 10 ml blood sample before and after an 8 -- week GIM intervention period.

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