Effect of fertility massage versus yoga in polycystic ovarian syndrome
Keywords:polycysticovariansyndrome,, Fertilitymassage, YOGA, Hospitalanxiety,, depression scale, polycystic ovarian syndromequestionnaire
Background: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome has been commonly seen in women, with a prevalence of 4-7% it consists of symptoms such as hirsutism, obesity, acne, alopecia, infertility, acanthosis nigricans, fertility massage is treatment in which massage is given with fingertip in between ASIS and pubicsymphysisontheovarianregiononbothsidesinfemales,yogatherapyconsists of a variety of asanas carried out for reducing anxiety and depression in PCOS subjects.
Methodology: 40 subjects were randomly divided into massage and yoga groups, with 6 weeks for 5 days week for 3o mins massage and yoga for 20 mins with outcomes such as hospital anxiety and depression scale and polycystic ovarian syndrome questionnaire.
Result:Calculated using SPSS version 26 were paired t-test was done for within-group and unpaired t-test for between-group comparisonp<0.001
Conclusion: Fertility massage and yoga showed significant improvement in anxiety and depression but fertility massage showed more improvement.
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