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Potency of Reiki and Acupressure on Migraine Headache, Anxiety and Stress: a Study of Adult Women


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The study aims to find out the combined effects of Reiki and Acupressure on migraine headache, anxiety and stress in 40-migraine headache suffering women of age range 30-40 years. Subjects with high intensity, frequency, and associated anxiety and stress were selected through standardized tools. The Reiki and Acupressure treatment were applied twice a week for 3 Months. The Pre and Post experimental design with control and experimental group was employed in the study. The obtained was statistically analyzed by mean, t-test and percentage revealed that the Reiki and Acupressure were significantly effective in reducing migraine headache and associated anxiety of experimental group. Besides it relief in insomnia, restlessness and behavioral irritation was also reported by migraine suffering adult women.

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Mgraine Headache, Reiki, Acupressure, Stress, Anxiety
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Vijeta Bhati
Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., India
Sanjay Kumar
Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., India

Abstract


The study aims to find out the combined effects of Reiki and Acupressure on migraine headache, anxiety and stress in 40-migraine headache suffering women of age range 30-40 years. Subjects with high intensity, frequency, and associated anxiety and stress were selected through standardized tools. The Reiki and Acupressure treatment were applied twice a week for 3 Months. The Pre and Post experimental design with control and experimental group was employed in the study. The obtained was statistically analyzed by mean, t-test and percentage revealed that the Reiki and Acupressure were significantly effective in reducing migraine headache and associated anxiety of experimental group. Besides it relief in insomnia, restlessness and behavioral irritation was also reported by migraine suffering adult women.

Keywords


Mgraine Headache, Reiki, Acupressure, Stress, Anxiety



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2013%2Fv4i1%2F49911