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355 result(s) for 'yoga' within BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies

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  1. Generally, complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) are accepted methods of treatment by patients with various types of conditions. Their use is becoming especially prevalent among patients with eye probl...

    Authors: Dania Jaber, Rafat Abu Ghannam, Waleed Rashed, Mohammad Shehadeh and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2021 21:3
  2. To determine similarities and differences in the reasons for using or not using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) amongst general and condition-specific populations, and amongst populations in each ...

    Authors: Mayuree Tangkiatkumjai, Helen Boardman and Dawn-Marie Walker
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:363
  3. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, and responsible for a global pandemic. Despite there being no known vaccines or medi...

    Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:353
  4. Integrating complementary medicine into medical care promotes patient-oriented care. A well-informed and collaborative professional healthcare team is essential for effective and patient-safe implementation of...

    Authors: Angelika Homberg, Nadja Klafke, Svetla Loukanova and Katharina Glassen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:348
  5. The aim of the trial was to investigate the effect of a hypnotherapeutic group program in healthy persons with increased levels of perceived stress.

    Authors: Silvia Fisch, Suzana Trivaković-Thiel, Stephanie Roll, Theresa Keller, Sylvia Binting, Margit Cree, Benno Brinkhaus and Michael Teut
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:344
  6. It has been suggested that the combination of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) with conventional medicine carries a risk of adverse effects. The prevalence of CAM usage among patients in the Swedis...

    Authors: Jenny M Carlsson, Madelene Vestin and Kristofer Bjerså
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:327
  7. Up to 50% of individuals diagnosed with depression are known to use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The aim of this study was to identify the quantity and assess the quality of CAM recommendation...

    Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng, Zainib Nazir and Hayley Nault
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:299
  8. Dysmenorrhea is a common problem that affects female students’ quality of life and academic activities. Complementary and alternative therapies (CATs) are used for the treatment of dysmenorrhea. This study inv...

    Authors: Usman Abubakar, Amni Izzati Zulkarnain, Fatihah Samri, Sabrina Ros Hisham, Anis Alias, Muhammad Ishak, Hajarah Sugiman and Taufik Ghozali
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:285
  9. Self-care refers to a range of activities and approaches undertaken by an individual to maintain health and manage ill-health which may include various complementary or alternative approaches. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Karen Pilkington and Lisa Susan Wieland
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:247
  10. There is a lack of data on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). This study examined the use of CAM among patients with CHD, the reasons and fac...

    Authors: Abdelraouf O. Salah, Ahmad D. Salameh, Mohanad A. Bitar, Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Abdulsalam S. Alkaiyat and Samah W. Al-Jabi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:231
  11. Integrative medicine (IM), which is the integration of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into conventional health services, has been applied in some nations. Despite its highly relevant holistic app...

    Authors: Andrian Liem
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:223
  12. The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients is increasing worldwide. It can affect optimum glycemic management. This study was to determine the rate a...

    Authors: Md. Abdur Rafi, Dewan Tasnia Azad, Mridula Bhattacharjee, Nikita Rahman, Kazi Abdul Mubin, Md. Ajijur Rahman and Md. Golam Hossain
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:219
  13. Attitudes and beliefs about massage therapy have been explored among health professionals and health profession students, but not for undergraduate preprofessional health sciences students.

    Authors: Niki Munk, Abby Church, Donya Nemati, Samantha Zabel and Amber R. Comer
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:213
  14. Complementary alternative medicine (CAM) is widely used among postpartum mothers to maintain their well-being. This study aims to determine the prevalence and factors associated with CAM use among postpartum m...

    Authors: Nik Farah Nik Yusof Fuad, Siew Mooi Ching, Dayangku Hayaty Awg Dzulkarnain, Ai Theng Cheong and Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:197
  15. Many studies have shown that sociodemographic variables significantly predict the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), although these predictions were not particularly strong. A multitude of pr...

    Authors: Henrik Abheiden, Michael Teut and Anne Berghöfer
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:183
  16. About 1 in every 150 pregnancies end in stillbirth. Consequences include symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety. Yoga has been used to treat PTSD in ... of a 12-week home-based...

    Authors: Jennifer Huberty, Mariah Sullivan, Jeni Green, Jonathan Kurka, Jenn Leiferman, Katherine Gold and Joanne Cacciatore
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:173
  17. Occipital neuralgia is one of the main causes of occipital pain. This systematic review aims to assess the level of evidence in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on the effects of acupuncture on occipital ne...

    Authors: Jung-Min Yun, Sook-Hyun Lee, Jae-Heung Cho, Koh-Woon Kim and In-Hyuk Ha
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:171
  18. Previous studies have acknowledged Tai Chi and Qigong exercise could be potential effective treatments for reducing depression and anxiety in both healthy and clinical populations. However, there is a scarcity...

    Authors: Fang Liu, Jiabao Cui, Xuan Liu, Kevin W. Chen, Xiaorong Chen and Ru Li
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:161
  19. Most clinical investigations involving yoga lack adequate description of the specific yoga elements, including physical postures. Few studies ... have measured self-efficacy regarding the performance of yoga post...

    Authors: Francesca M. Nicosia, Nadra E. Lisha, Margaret A. Chesney, Leslee L. Subak, Traci M. Plaut and Alison Huang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:148
  20. The 2015 MERS outbreak in South Korea was the largest event outside of the Middle East. Under such circumstances, individuals tend to resort to non-conventional solutions such as complementary and alternative ...

    Authors: Jung Hye Hwang, Hyun Jeong Cho, Hyea Bin Im, Young Sun Jung, Soo Jeung Choi and Dongwoon Han
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:147
  21. While the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has become increasingly popular in western societies, we do not understand why CAM use is more frequent in some countries than in others. The aim o...

    Authors: Erlend L. Fjær, Erling R. Landet, Courtney L. McNamara and Terje A. Eikemo
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:108
  22. Traditional medicine serves as a form of primary health care for more than 80% of African populations. Currently, there is no research documenting if and how African migrant communities engage with their tradi...

    Authors: Zewdneh Shewamene, Tinashe Dune and Caroline A. Smith
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:60
  23. In response to high demand and the growing body of evidence for traditional and complementary therapies, the practice of integrative medicine and integrative healthcare has emerged where these therapies are bl...

    Authors: Carolyn Ee, Kate Templeman, Suzanne Grant, Nicole Avard, Michael de Manincor and Jennifer Hunter
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:58
  24. Complementary and alternative medicine and therapies (CAM) are widely used by parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, there is a gap in our understanding of how and why parents of chi...

    Authors: Caroline A. Smith, Chloe Parton, Marlee King and Gisselle Gallego
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:4
  25. Traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) is commonly used by cancer patients in Northern Norway, in particular spiritual forms like traditional healing. T&CM is mainly used complementary to conventional c...

    Authors: Agnete Egilsdatter Kristoffersen, Trine Stub, Ann Ragnhild Broderstad and Anne Helen Hansen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:341
  26. There were a total of 309 responses. Three quarters had used CM in the past 12 months. One third had tried CM for weight loss. Yoga, meditation and pilates were perceived to be ... the most popular CMs being acup...

    Authors: Carolyn Ee, Adele Elizabeth Cave, Dhevaksha Naidoo and John Boyages
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:332
  27. Patient-centered culturally sensitive health care (PC-CSHC) has emerged as a primary approach to health care. This care focuses on the cultural diversity of the patients rather than the views of the health car...

    Authors: Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Ann Ragnhild Broderstad, Frauke Musial and Trine Stub
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:305
  28. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among infertile women is popular in many countries, including Korea. Previous research has repeatedly found more than half of infertile women surveyed use CAM t...

    Authors: Jung Hye Hwang, Yi Young Kim, Hyea Bin Im and Dongwoon Han
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:301
  29. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one global disease. Lung function gradually declines. Medication does not fully reverse the airflow limitation. Qigong’s role in COPD rehabilitation has been ass...

    Authors: Hongxuan Tong, Yihua Liu, Yutian Zhu, Boli Zhang and Jingqing Hu
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:239
  30. The neurobiology of persistent pain shares common underlying psychobiology with that of traumatic stress. Modern treatments for traumatic stress often involve bottom-up sensorimotor retraining/exposure therapies,...

    Authors: Alison Flehr, Christopher Barton, Jan Coles, Stephen J. Gibson, Gavin W. Lambert, Elisabeth A. Lambert, Arup K. Dhar and John B. Dixon
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:234
  31. While yoga is increasingly used for health purposes, its ... of this cross-sectional survey was to analyze yoga-associated adverse effects and their correlates.

    Authors: Holger Cramer, Daniela Quinker, Dania Schumann, Jon Wardle, Gustav Dobos and Romy Lauche
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:190
  32. Mind-body practices are frequently used by people living with HIV to reduce symptoms and improve wellbeing. These include Tai Chi, Qigong, yoga, meditation, and all types of relaxation....

    Authors: Maria Pilar Ramirez-Garcia, Marie-Pier Gagnon, Sébastien Colson, José Côté, Jorge Flores-Aranda and Myriam Dupont
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:125
  33. Myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) patients suffer from significant symptoms, inflammation and reduced quality of life. Yoga improves these outcomes in other cancers, but ... of success) of a 12-week online yoga i...

    Authors: Jennifer Huberty, Ryan Eckert, Amylou Dueck, Heidi Kosiorek, Linda Larkey, Krisstina Gowin and Ruben Mesa
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:121
  34. Data suggested that majority of students knew about the use of traditional herbs and considered massage (P: 84.4%, NP: 82%, p = 0.099), homeopathy, herbs (P: 86.5%, NP: 81%, p = 0.064], yoga [P: 357 (81.7%), NP: ...

    Authors: Mariam Ashraf, Hamid Saeed, Zikria Saleem, Hassaan Anwer Rathore, Fawad Rasool, Eman Tahir, Tooba Bhatti, Javeria Khalid, Iqra Bhatti and Ayesha Tariq
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:95
  35. Teaching Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in medical schools is becoming prevalent worldwide. Few studies have been conducted to evaluate medical students’ knowledge and attitude toward CAM. Theref...

    Authors: Ahmad M. Samara, Ethar R. Barabra, Hala N. Quzaih and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:78
  36. Access to and advice on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) are uncommon within Swedish conventional cancer care and little is known about cancer patients’ own use of CAM. The aim of this cross-sectio...

    Authors: Kathrin Wode, Roger Henriksson, Lena Sharp, Anna Stoltenberg and Johanna Hök Nordberg
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:62
  37. Menstrual pain is very common amongst young women. Despite the significant impact that menstrual pain has on academic attendance and performance, social activities and quality of life, most young women do not ...

    Authors: Mike Armour, Caroline A. Smith, Kylie A. Steel and Freya Macmillan
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:22
  38. Four hundred and eighty-four valid responses were received. Self-management strategies, consisting of self-care or lifestyle choices, were very common (76%) amongst women with endometriosis. The most common forms...

    Authors: Mike Armour, Justin Sinclair, K. Jane Chalmers and Caroline A. Smith
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:17
  39. Obese and overweight individuals have greater illness and disease burden, but previous findings from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) suggest that they are no more likely to use complementary h...

    Authors: Dawn M. Upchurch, Linghui Liang and Fuschia M. Sirois
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:339
  40. Neural Therapy (NT) is a common complementary treatment approach using injections with short-acting local anesthetics to treat pain and chronic diseases. However, little is known about the underlying mechanism...

    Authors: Heidemarie Haller, Felix J. Saha, Barbara Ebner, Anna Kowoll, Dennis Anheyer, Gustav Dobos, Bettina Berger and Kyung-Eun Choi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:311
  41. Comorbidity of musculoskeletal (MSK) and mental health (MH) problems is common but challenging to treat using conventional approaches. Integration of conventional with complementary approaches (CAM) might help...

    Authors: Deborah Sharp, Ava Lorenc, Gene Feder, Paul Little, Sandra Hollinghurst, Stewart Mercer and Hugh MacPherson
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:290
  42. Individuals living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis are increasingly using complementary therapies and medicines (CM) to enhance the effectiveness of cancer treatment, manage treatment-related side effects, ...

    Authors: Caroline A. Smith, Jennifer Hunter, Geoff P. Delaney, Jane M. Ussher, Kate Templeman, Suzanne Grant and Eleanor Oyston
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:289
  43. Rest or acute exercise can decrease state anxiety, with some evidence showing exercise to prevent laboratory-induced elevations in anxiety. No study has examined whether yoga provides short-term protection agains...

    Authors: Kembra Albracht-Schulte and Jacalyn Robert-McComb
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:280
  44. Biologically-based complementary medicines (BB-CAM) including herbs and nutritional supplements are frequently taken by breast- and gynecological cancer patients undergoing systemic therapy. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Loisa Drozdoff, Evelyn Klein, Marion Kiechle and Daniela Paepke
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:259
  45. Half of the sample used non-pharmacological health practices. Six classes of users were identified. “Low use” (50%) had low rates of health practice use. “Exercise” (23%) had high exercise use. “Psychotherapy” (6...

    Authors: Melvin T. Donaldson, Melissa A. Polusny, Rich F. MacLehose, Elizabeth S. Goldsmith, Emily M. Hagel Campbell, Lynsey R. Miron, Paul D. Thuras and Erin E. Krebs
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:246
  46. Mental health issues in children have become a serious public health concern in the U.S. within the past few decades. Emerging evidence suggests that Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) can be benefic...

    Authors: Claudia Wang, John Preisser, Yunro Chung and Kaigang Li
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:241
  47. Women who drank alcohol more than once a month were more likely to have applied herbal or “natural” medicine and self-treatment techniques (meditation, yoga, qi gong or tai-chi), compared...

    Authors: Kristina Sivertsen, Marko Lukic and Agnete E. Kristoffersen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:239
  48. In Korea, there are two types of medical doctors: one practises conventional medicine (hereafter called a physician), and the other practises traditional medicine (hereafter called a Korean medical doctor). Th...

    Authors: Ju Ah Lee, Yui Sasaki, Ichiro Arai, Ho-Yeon Go, Sunju Park, Keiko Yukawa, Yun Kung Nam, Seong-Gyu Ko, Yoshiharu Motoo, Kiichiro Tsutani and Myeong Soo Lee
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:238
  49. Hypertension control remains a major global challenge. The behavioral approaches recommended for blood pressure reduction are stress reduction, increased exercise and healthy dietary habits. Some study findings s...

    Authors: Raja Ram Dhungana, Mahesh Kumar Khanal, Suira Joshi, Om Prakash Kalauni, Anu Shakya, Vijay Bhrutel, Savyata Panthi, Ramesh Kumar KC, Binod Ghimire, Achyut Raj Pandey, Bihungum Bista, Binaya Sapkota, Shiva Ram Khatiwoda, Craig Steven McLachlan and Dinesh Neupane
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:207