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By Stephanie Castillo for Prevention.com

Prevention

It takes two to tango…and reduce stress? Olé! Er, yes, says a recent study in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine.

To determine if dancing the tango could reduce stress as effectively as other alternative therapies, like mindfulness meditation (which a growing body of research already deems a viable means of relieving hot flashes, pain, and bad moods), researchers recruited nearly 100 men and women ages 18 to 80 with self-reported stress, as well as anxiety and depression. Participants were then randomly assigned to one of three groups: tango dance, mindfulness meditation, or a combination of both.

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