Constipation is a condition that plagues many people, and more so at different times in one’s life.
Women experience more difficulty during their menstrual cycle, people taking certain medications (particularly pain meds) often complain of constipation, and those whose lives are more sedentary – especially the elderly (who may also be taking a number of pharmaceutical drugs).
Although little research has been done regarding the effects of reflexology on constipation, many, many people swear to its effectiveness.
Kelly Estapa, a graduate of the Academy’s 2015 reflexology certification program decided to test the hypothesis with a 6-week case study with an 85-year old subject. Here are the results.
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