Eurythmy Therapy for Ascites

Therapeutic recommendations

  • Stimulate the patient’s life forces and a feeling of lightness with “L”
    “L” stimulates the flowing vital forces and brings an experience of lightness. It also has a strong creative power in the contrasting area of the form principle. You can start with the “L” in the periphery and steadily reduce the size of it – moving over and around the abdomen – towards the center.

  • Stimulate warmth generation with “M”
    “M” is the sound which, like humming, holds a penetrating force in the human being and stimulates the generation of warmth in the direction in which it is carried out. “M” can be moved in all directions – around, on, and also with the belly.

  • The sound movements “B” and “G”
    “B” and “G” , as contrasting movements, create densification and widening of movement to release congestion.

  • “B” and “A” stimulate fluid-regulating kidney activity.

  •  “D” has a penetrating and shaping effect and strengthens digestion.

  • The sound sequence “L – M – S – U – B – E – R”
    The sounds “L – M – S – U – B – E – R”, when they are worked into the feet of a patient lying down, also have a releasing character, which causes movement right into the abdominal cavity through deepened breathing.

Research news

Pilot study  on the clinical effect of yarrow liver compresses  
Liver compresses are commonly applied in integrative cancer treatment and are believed to have an energizing effect. A randomized pilot study was conducted to investigate the influence of yarrow liver compresses on the autonomic nervous system by analyzing heart rate variability in metastatic cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy and suffering from cancer-related fatigue. The study found that this application led to increased sympathetic activity during daytime in the intervention group, whereas in the control group, which did not receive any external application, increased parasympathetic activity. The study is open access:  
https://doi.org/10.1177/15347354221081253


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