Reflexologists have been treating constipation for many years and now some research backs up the benefits of the treatment. Reflexology really does ‘help you go’.
The research is a pilot study (small study) on a group of 19 women with ongoing constipation and they had treatment for 6 weeks. A whopping 94% showed improvement in bowel function :-
- 53% reduced anxiety
- 58% alleviated depression symptoms
- 94% had improved bowl movements