Menizibeya O Welcome

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria


  • Research   
    Effect of Foot Reflexotherapy in Babies with Fuss-Cry-Irritability, Abdominal Bloating, Distension and Sleep Disorder Syndrome
    Author(s): Menizibeya O Welcome and Senol Dane*

    Introduction: Fuss-cry-irritable infant syndrome (infantile colic) is a distressing condition or an unsettled infant behavior resulting to excessive crying or fuss, which is considered by parents as problematic in the first few months of life. Infantile colic is associated with parenting stress, postnatal anxiety, depression, reduced mother well-being and early weaning from breast milk, as well as subsequent child behavioral problems. However, less attention has been given to this distressing and prevalent condition. Recent pharmacological investigations on infantile colic have shown contradicting results and drug side effects. Evidences indicate that complementary or integrative approach may be beneficial in infantile colic. The purpose of this study was to present the effects of foot reflexotherapy in babies with abdominal gas pain and distension. .. Read More»

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