Treating the Climacteric Symptoms in Indian Women With an Integrated Approach to Yoga Therapy: A Randomized Control Study

Ritu Chattha, MSc; Nagarathna Raghuram, MD, FRCP; Padmalatha Venkatram, FRCOG, MRCPI; Nagendra R. Hongasandra, ME, PhD


Menopause. 2008;15(5):862-870. 

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This single-blind, prospective, randomized, controlled trial has shown that yoga decreases climacteric symptoms, perceived stress, and neuroticism in perimenopausal women better than physical exercise in 8 weeks. Thus, an IAYT could be one of the preferred nonhormonal, lifestyle-modifying regimens for perimenopausal women.


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