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

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  1. The EUDAIMON study focuses on fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), a prevalent chronic condition characterized by pain, fatigue, cognitive problems and distress. According to recent reviews and meta-analyses, Mindfuln...

    Authors: Albert Feliu-Soler, Xavier Borràs, María T. Peñarrubia-María, Antoni Rozadilla-Sacanell, Francesco D’Amico, Rona Moss-Morris, Matthew A. Howard, Nicolás Fayed, Carles Soriano-Mas, Marta Puebla-Guedea, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Adrián Pérez-Aranda, Raffaele Tuccillo and Juan V. Luciano
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:81
  2. Research on continued CAM use has been largely atheoretical and has not considered the broader range of psychological and behavioral factors that may be involved. The purpose of this study was to test a new co...

    Authors: Fuschia M. Sirois, Anita Salamonsen and Agnete E. Kristoffersen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:75
  3. Ayurveda has its historical roots in India, but has also been internationalised, partly via migration and partly through an increased interest in alternative medicine in the West, where studies point toward in...

    Authors: Maria Niemi and Göran Ståhle
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:62
  4. In Malaysia, the number of reported cases of dengue fever demonstrates an increasing trend. Since dengue fever has no vaccine or antiviral treatment available, it has become a burden. Complementary and alterna...

    Authors: SiewMooi Ching, Vasudevan Ramachandran, Lai Teck Gew, Sazlyna Mohd Sazlly Lim, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Yoke Loong Foo, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Nurul Huda Samsudin, Paul Chih Ming Chih Lau, Sajesh K. Veettil and Fankee Hoo
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:37
  5. Yoga is a behavioral practice that uses physical ... improve health and promote personal transformation. Ancient yoga philosophy proposed that an individual’s confidence about yoga, a concept similar to self-effi...

    Authors: Gurjeet S. Birdee, Stephanie J. Sohl and Ken Wallston
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:3
  6. Breast cancer patients commonly report using >1 form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). However, few studies have attempted to analyze predictors and outcomes of multiple CAM modalities. We sough...

    Authors: Garrett Strizich, Marilie D. Gammon, Judith S. Jacobson, Melanie Wall, Page Abrahamson, Patrick T. Bradshaw, Mary Beth Terry, Susan Teitelbaum, Alfred I. Neugut and Heather Greenlee
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:411
  7. People with prehypertension (120–130/80–90 mmHg) are at increased risk of progressing to hypertension. Recommendations for prehypertension include engaging in regular physical activity. We aimed to assess feas...

    Authors: Kelly McDermott, Deepak Kumar, Veronica Goldman, Haojun Feng, Wolf Mehling, Judith T. Moskowitz, Richard B. Souza and Frederick M. Hecht
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:368
  8. This study developed and tested a sociobehavioral wellness model of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to differentiate predisposing factors, enabling resources, need, and personal health practices a...

    Authors: Dawn M. Upchurch and Bethany Wexler Rainisch
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:362
  9. Over the recent decades complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use within and outside of the public health care system in Norway has increased. The aim of this study is to describe to what extent CAM is ...

    Authors: R Jacobsen, V. M. Fønnebø, N. Foss and A. E. Kristoffersen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:275
  10. Some patients receiving treatment in conventional health care systems access therapeutic yoga outside their mainstream care to improve cancer ... gap around patient preferences and documented experiences of yoga ...

    Authors: Marcy McCall, Sally Thorne, Alison Ward and Carl Heneghan
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:245
  11. Osteopathic medicine is based on a diagnostic and therapeutic system to treat tissue mobility/ motility dysfunctions in general, using different approaches (depending on the target tissue) known as osteopathic...

    Authors: Wagner Rodrigues Martins, Leonardo Rios Diniz, Juscelino Castro Blasczyk, Karina Ferreira Lagoa, Sérgio Thomaz, Marcia Elisabeth Rodrigues, Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira and Ana Clara Bonini-Rocha
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:223
  12. In order to facilitate the completeness and transparency of reporting on randomized controlled trials undertaken using acupuncture interventions, a consensus group of international experts developed the Standards...

    Authors: Lizhou Liu, Margot Skinner, Suzanne M McDonough, Priya Kannan and George David Baxter
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:190
  13. Laughter Yoga consists of physical exercise, relaxation techniques and ... ) to examine the feasibility of conducting Laughter Yoga for patients with end stage kidney disease ... explore the psychological and phy...

    Authors: Paul N Bennett, Trisha Parsons, Ros Ben-Moshe, Merv Neal, Melissa K Weinberg, Karen Gilbert, Cherene Ockerby, Helen Rawson, Corinne Herbu and Alison M Hutchinson
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:176
  14. Mind-body therapies are beneficial for several diseases (e.g. chronic pain, arterial hypertension, mood disorders). Eurythmy therapy (EYT) is a mind-body therapy from Anthroposophic Medicine. In each EYT exercise...

    Authors: Friedrich Edelhäuser, Antje Minnerop, Barbara Trapp, Arndt Büssing and Dirk Cysarz
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:167
  15. Anecdotally, use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Musculoskeletal Pain (MSP) is common in Nigeria; however, there seems to be a dearth of empirical data on its prevalence and mode of use. Th...

    Authors: Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Tijani Lukman Adeyemi, Rufus Adesoji Adedoyin, Hakeem David Badmus, Taofeek Oluwole Awotidebe, Olujide Olusesan Arije and Olorunfemi Sunday Omotosho
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:164
  16. Dementia is a prevalent neurodegenerative disorder affecting an estimated 24.3 million people across the globe. The burden on those caring for people with dementia is substantial, with widespread implications ...

    Authors: Matthew J. Leach, Andrew Francis and Tahereh Ziaian
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:145
  17. Decision-making during pregnancy regarding different options of care can be difficult, particularly when risks of intervention versus no intervention for mother and baby are unclear. Unbiased information and s...

    Authors: Bettina Berger, Christiane Schwarz and Peter Heusser
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:143
  18. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use has steadily increased globally over the past two decades and is increasingly playing a role in the healthcare system in the United States. CAM practice-based e...

    Authors: Lysbeth Floden, Amy Howerter, Eva Matthews, Mark Nichter, James K Cunningham, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Judith S Gordon and Myra L Muramoto
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:140
  19. Traditional medicine (TM) has been established as a two-edged sword. On one edge numerous forms of TM have been proven safe and effective, while on the other edge various modes of TM have been shown to be futi...

    Authors: Yousef Mohammad, Ahmed Al-Ahmari, Fahad Al-Dashash, Fawaz Al-Hussain, Firas Al-Masnour, Abdullah Masoud and Hoda Jradi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:102
  20. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been practiced for centuries owing to the absence or limited availability of conventional medicine. CAM has persisted globally with over USD34 billion spent ann...

    Authors: Mandreker Bahall and Mark Edwards
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:99
  21. Many smokers are unable to access effective behavioral smoking cessation therapies due to location, financial limitations, schedule, transportation issues or other reasons. We report results from a prospective...

    Authors: James M Davis, Alison R Manley, Simon B Goldberg, Kristin A Stankevitz and Stevens S Smith
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:95
  22. Previous research suggests benefits of yoga in reducing depression and anxiety. However, ... heterogeneity include amount, types and delivery of yoga interventions. This study aims to document consensus-based rec...

    Authors: Michael de Manincor, Alan Bensoussan, Caroline Smith, Paul Fahey and Suzanne Bourchier
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:85
  23. Studies have demonstrated the potential of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program to improve the condition of individuals with health outcomes such as hypertension, diabetes, and chronic pain; i...

    Authors: Sara Wagner Robb, Kelsey Benson, Lauren Middleton, Christine Meyers and James R Hébert
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:24
  24. Heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are highly prevalent and associated with a large symptom burden, that is compounded in a dual HF-COPD diagnosis. Yoga has potential benefit for ...

    Authors: Lucy Selman, Kelly McDermott, DorAnne Donesky, Tracie Citron and Jill Howie-Esquivel
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:21
  25. We conducted semi-structured qualitative interviews with 64 participants initiating one of four CAM therapies (yoga, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage) for chronic...

    Authors: Emery R Eaves, Karen J Sherman, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Clarissa Hsu, Mark Nichter, Judith A Turner and Daniel C Cherkin
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:12
  26. Fatigue is an important problem in paediatric cancer patients and yoga may be an effective intervention. The primary ... objective was to determine the feasibility of individualized yoga for hospitalized children...

    Authors: Caroline Diorio, Tal Schechter, Michelle Lee, Cathy O’Sullivan, Tanya Hesser, Deborah Tomlinson, Janine Piscione, Christine Armstrong, George Tomlinson and Lillian Sung
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:2
  27. Self-reported use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) varies widely from 10% to 75% in the general populations worldwide. When limited to use of a CAM provider 2% to 49% reported use is found. CAM ...

    Authors: Agnete E Kristoffersen, Trine Stub, Anita Salamonsen, Frauke Musial and Katarina Hamberg
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:463
  28. Stress places a metabolic burden on homeostasis and is linked to heightened sympathetic activity, increased energy expenditure and pathology. The yogic state is a hypometabolic state that corresponds with mind-bo...

    Authors: Anupama Tyagi, Marc Cohen, John Reece and Shirley Telles
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:445
  29. The widespread use of CAM around the world requires health professionals including pharmacists to have the required knowledge to better advise their patients. This has lead to an increased need for the inclusi...

    Authors: Peter B James and Abdulai J Bah
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:438
  30. Maternal health is a public health priority in many African countries, but little is known about herbal medicine use in pregnancy. This study aimed to determine the pattern of use of herbal medicine in an urba...

    Authors: Mamothena Carol Mothupi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:432
  31. The inclusion of prayer-for-health (PFH) in the definition of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) has resulted in higher levels of CAM use. The objective of this study was to assess PFH and CAM use among ...

    Authors: Ping Lei Chui, Khatijah Lim Abdullah, Li Ping Wong and Nur Aishah Taib
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:425
  32. Sensory isolation in a flotation tank is a method known for inducing deep relaxation and subsequent positive health effects for patients suffering from e.g. stress or muscle tensions pains. Very few studies ha...

    Authors: Anette Kjellgren and Jessica Westman
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:417
  33. Musculoskeletal disorders, stress and performance anxiety are common in musicians. Therefore, some use the Alexander Technique (AT), a psycho-physical method that helps to release unnecessary muscle tension an...

    Authors: Sabine D Klein, Claudine Bayard and Ursula Wolf
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:414
  34. Yoga is a balanced practice of physical exercise,...

    Authors: Alan Yeung, Hosen Kiat, A Robert Denniss, Birinder S Cheema, Alan Bensoussan, Bianca Machliss, Ben Colagiuri and Dennis Chang
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:411
  35. There is a lack of research on the organisational operations of integrative healthcare (IHC) practices. IHC is a therapeutic strategy integrating conventional and complementary medicine in a shared context to ...

    Authors: Suzanne J Grant and Alan Bensoussan
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:410
  36. The use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is increasing. Although CAM often improves patients’ well-being, it can also lead to side-effects and interactions wi...

    Authors: Annelie Lindberg, Bjöörn Fossum, Per Karlen and Lena Oxelmark
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:407
  37. Although studies have shown that a large proportion of cancer patients use CAM, no study on CAM use amongst orthopaedic oncology patients has been published. Therefore, this study aims to determine the prevale...

    Authors: Amreeta Dhanoa, Tze Lek Yong, Stephanie Jin Leng Yeap, Isaac Shi Zhung Lee and Vivek Ajit Singh
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:404
  38. There is growing interest in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) throughout the world, however previous research done in Japan has focused primarily on CAM use in major cities. The purpose ...

    Authors: Gregory Shumer, Sara Warber, Satoko Motohara, Ayaka Yajima, Melissa Plegue, Matthew Bialko, Tomoko Iida, Kiyoshi Sano, Masaki Amenomori, Tsukasa Tsuda and Michael D Fetters
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:360
  39. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) causes pain and long-term disability with annual healthcare costs exceeding $185 billion in the United States. Few medical remedies effectively influence the course of the disease. Fin...

    Authors: Chenchen Wang, Maura D Iversen, Timothy McAlindon, William F Harvey, John B Wong, Roger A Fielding, Jeffrey B Driban, Lori Lyn Price, Ramel Rones, Tressa Gamache and Christopher H Schmid
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:333
  40. A growing number of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have investigated the therapeutic value of yoga interventions. This bibliometric analysis aimed to provide ... the characteristics of the totality of availa...

    Authors: Holger Cramer, Romy Lauche and Gustav Dobos
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:328
  41. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widely used in Germany, with some treatments eligible for health insurance reimbursements. CAM encourages patients to play an active role in their healing proces...

    Authors: Lena Schützler and Claudia M Witt
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:320
  42. The aging process involves a decline in immune functioning that renders elderly people more vulnerable to disease. In residential programs for the aged, it is vital to diminish their risk of disease, promote t...

    Authors: Abilio Reig-Ferrer, Rosario Ferrer-Cascales, Ana Santos-Ruiz, Adolfo Campos-Ferrer, Alvaro Prieto-Seva, Irene Velasco-Ruiz, Maria Dolores Fernandez-Pascual and Natalia Albaladejo-Blazquez
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:311
  43. The prevalence and socioeconomic cost of late life depression (LLD) is on the rise, while the response rate to antidepressant trials remains poor. Various mind-body therapies are being embraced by patients as ...

    Authors: Zareen Amtul, Amanda Arena, Hussein Hirjee, Zaineb U Khan, Pramudith M Maldeniya, Ronnie I Newman, Amer M Burhan, Stephen Wetmore and Akshya Vasudev
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:307
  44. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 64 individuals receiving massage, chiropractic, acupuncture or yoga for chronic low back pain. Interviews were...

    Authors: Clarissa Hsu, Karen J Sherman, Emery R Eaves, Judith A Turner, Daniel C Cherkin, DeAnn Cromp, Lisa Schafer and Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:276
  45. Feldenkrais Method® teachers help students improve function and quality of life through verbally and manually guided lessons. The reasons people seek Feldenkrais® lessons are poorly understood. Similarly, little...

    Authors: Patricia A Buchanan, Nicole L Nelsen and Simon Geletta
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:217
  46. Secondary arm lymphoedema continues to affect at least 20% of women after treatment for breast cancer requiring lifelong professional treatment and self-management. The holistic practice of yoga may offer benefit...

    Authors: Annette Loudon, Tony Barnett, Neil Piller, Maarten A Immink and Andrew D Williams
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:214
  47. Type 2 diabetes is a major health problem in many countries including India. Yoga may be an effective type 2 diabetes...

    Authors: Kelly A McDermott, Mohan Raghavendra Rao, Raghuram Nagarathna, Elizabeth J Murphy, Adam Burke, Ramarao Hongasandra Nagendra and Frederick M Hecht
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:212
  48. While depression is frequently managed by general practitioners, often patients self-manage these symptoms with alternative therapies, including St John’s wort (SJW). We tested whether use of SJW was associate...

    Authors: Marie Pirotta, Konstancja Densley, Kirsty Forsdike, Meg Carter and Jane Gunn
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:204