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Reflexology for
Menopausal Symptoms

Women face many unique challenges during the menopausal period. Our specialised reflexology treatments are designed to support and enhance your well-being by focusing on five key areas: relaxation, mood improvement, tension release, sleep aid, and overall well-being. While reflexology cannot claim to treat menopausal symptoms, its holistic approach aims to provide support and relief for women experiencing menopause.

Reflexology is a gentle and non-invasive therapy that optimises both physical and emotional well-being. By working on specific reflex points on your feet, hands and face, treatment aims to stimulate the body's natural healing response. Through this targeted approach, treatment aims to lower stress levels, which in turn can reduce the impact of menopausal symptoms.

Reflexology offers valuable support for women experiencing menopause by addressing symptoms in three main ways: promoting relaxation, reducing night sweats and hot flushes, and improving overall mood and well-being. Additionally, when combined with lifestyle changes and a healthy diet, reflexology can enhance its effectiveness and contribute to a better quality of life during the menopausal period.

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Encouraging Relaxation 

Menopause often brings increased stress and anxiety, which can exacerbate symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats. Reflexology promotes deep relaxation by stimulating specific reflex points, helping to calm the nervous system and reduce overall stress levels. By inducing a state of relaxation reflexology can help regulate the body's response to hormonal fluctuations and alleviate vasomotor symptoms. By promoting relaxation, thus reducing cortisone levels, it has been shown that reflexology can have a beneficial impact on sleep patterns.

Reducing Night Sweats and Hot Flushes 

Vasomotor symptoms like night sweats and hot flushes can significantly impact a woman's quality of life during menopause. Reflexology may be effective in decreasing the frequency and intensity of these symptoms. By working on reflex points related to the endocrine system and hormonal balance, reflexology aims to regulate hormone production and improve blood circulation. This has been shown to help in reducing the occurrence and severity of night sweats and hot flushes, providing relief and enhancing comfort.

Improving Overall Mood and Well-Being 

Menopause can bring about emotional changes, including mood swings and feelings of anxiety or depression. Reflexology sessions can contribute to an improved mood and enhanced overall well-being. The relaxation and stress reduction achieved through reflexology can positively impact emotional health, promoting feelings of calmness, balance, and positivity. By focusing on reflex points associated with emotional centres, reflexology can help to uplift mood and support emotional stability during the menopausal transition.

Benefits of Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Reflexology combined with a healthy diet can optimise the body's response to reflexology treatments and improve menopausal symptoms. By combining reflexology with some lifestyle changes such as prioritising exercise relaxation and sleep, as well as a nourishing diet, women can experience a more comprehensive approach to managing menopause symptoms and enhancing their overall well-being. 

Get in Touch

If you would like to learn more about how Reflexology can support women experiencing menopausal symptoms and would like to schedule a treatment, get in touch today on 07933759251.


The effects of Reflexology on sleep disorder in menopausal women. (2012). Aslotghiri, M., & Ghodsi, Z. Volume 31, Pages 242-246

The effect of foot reflexology applied to women aged between 40 and 60 on vasomotor complaints and quality of life. (2016). Gozuyesil, E., & Baser, M. Volume 24, Pages 78-85

The effects of foot reflexology on depression during menopause: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Mahdavipour, F., Rahemi, Z., Sadat, Z., & Ajorpaz, N. M. (2019). Volume 47, Pages 102-195.

Increased cortisol level: a possible link between climacteric symptoms and cardiovascular risk factors. (2011). Cagnacci, A., Cannoletta, M., Caretto,, S., Zanin, R., Xholli, A., Volpe, A. Volume 18(3), Pages 273-278.

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