Reflexology for Sleep Disorders and Insomnia: Efficacy Scientifically Backed

Several of our past posts address the science-based efficacy of reflexology in  combatting stress, anxiety, pain ... factors that negatively affect the quality of sleep, and can even cause insomnia. 

It is interesting to note that  15-20 minutes inside a foot reflexology treatment on the reflexes of the central nervous system, the pituitary and the pineal glands (endocrine system), many people feel not only the soothing and relaxing effects of reflexology, but actually become sleepy, or fall asleep. 

Clinical studies in medical journals around the world - Spain, USA, Israel, Hong-Kong, Turkey... show how reflexology naturally induces N1 and N2 sleep stage  brain waves, thus confirming that weekly Reflexology treatments  improve sleep disorders, insomnia and fatigue,  including in people undergoing  heavy medical treatment. 

Read more:

Reflexology and polysomnography: Changes in cerebral wave activity induced by reflexology promote N1 and N2 sleep stages : 

Acupressure, reflexology, and auricular acupressure for insomnia: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials 

Can foot reflexology be a complementary therapy for sleep disturbances? Evidence appraisal through a meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials 

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Reflexology Therapy for Less Stress, More Relaxation, and Better Sleep 

Reflexology: its effects on physiological anxiety signs and sedation needs 

The Effect of Foot Reflexology Massage on Sleep Quality in Women With Type 2 Diabetes; a Clinical Study 

The effects of reflexology on pain and sleep deprivation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized controlled trial