The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Lun, S., and Pang, J., "Curing Hyperthroidism with Foot Reflexology--One Case Report." 1998 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 44-46.
A female patient, emaciated and malnourished with first degree swelling of the thyroid glands, palpitations, hyperhydrosis, irritability, and escoph-tholamos was given 20 sessions of foot reflexology every 2 days focusing on the entire endrocrine system, including the eye, heart, and gallbladder reflexes. The patient improvement, gained weight, swelling was relieved, and the endocrine system was stabilized.
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for the relief of hyperthroidism.