Peoples Hospital of Xian Ning District,
Xian Ning Medical College
Gui, S., Xiao, X., Li, Y., Fu, W., and Luo, D., "Impact of the Massotherapy Applied to Foot Reflexes on Blood Fat of Human Body." 1996 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 21-23.
41 patients with hyperlipidemia were given foot reflexology. A control group, consisting of 31 patients, were given iodine-iontophoresis. Those who received foot reflexology reduced their cholesterol and monoglycerides.. Results: foot reflexology accompanied with a rational diet and physical exercise would help to prevent and treat hyperlipemia, arteriosclerosis, coronary disease and stroke.
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for the relief of hyperlipidemia.