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Medical Hypnosis: You Are Getting Very Healthy

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Medical Hypnosis: You Are Getting Very Healthy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303815404577333751488988824.html On the mornings she undergoes chemotherapy, Jeanne Safer hypnotizes herself en route in the taxi. Hypnosis may stir images of stage magic and swinging pocket watches, but there’s growing evidence it can be useful for easing pain, relieving anxiet and relaxing patients before surgery. Melinda Beck has [...]

Breakthroughs in Energy Psychology

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A New Way to Heal the Body and Mind http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nick-ortner/emotional-freedom-technique_b_1349223.html Yoga, meditation, massage, acupuncture, and herbal remedies; these are just some of Eastern medicine’s contributions to our decades-long search for ways to live well with fewer pills and less-invasive health care. Toward that end, I’m excited to report that there are promising new findings in [...]

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Modulating Gene Expression through Psychotherapy:The Contribution of Non-Invasive Somatic Interventions David FeinsteinAshland, OregonDawson ChurchFoundation for Epigenetic Medicine, Santa Rosa, California 1Modulating Gene Expression through Psychotherapy:The Contribution of Non-Invasive Somatic Interventions David FeinsteinAshland, OregonDawson ChurchFoundation for Epigenetic Medicine, Santa Rosa, CaliforniaAuthor NoteComments on earlier drafts of this paper by Eric Leskowitz, M.D., Douglas J. Moore, Ph.D., [...]

Power of thought can help ease pain

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Power of thought can help ease pain http://www.gosanangelo.com/news/2012/mar/19/evi-shaw-managing-pain/ SAN ANGELO, Texas— As I had mentioned in my February column, I will briefly address various models of psychotherapeutic pain management techniques starting with the cognitive model, which deals with negative self-talk. We can tell ourselves bad things about our pain and it will hurt more or [...]

Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo

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http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=116879&page=1 Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo By Melinda T. WillisJuly 10On a scale of zero to 10, Eutimo Perez Jr. says the pain in his knee that was once “worse than 10″ is no more.Perez, who suffers from the degenerative joint disease osteoarthritis, took part in a clinical trial designed to test the efficacy [...]

The Swiss Government’s Remarkable Report on Homeopathic Medicine

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dana-ullman/homeopathic-medicine-_b_1258607.html?ref=health-and-fitness&ir=Health+and+Fitness The Swiss Government’s Remarkable Report on Homeopathic Medicine Posted: 02/15/2012 8:56 am The Swiss government has a long and widely-respected history of neutrality, and therefore, reports from this government on controversial subjects need to be taken more seriously than other reports from countries that are more strongly influenced by present economic and political constituencies. [...]

Reiki Really Works

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http://greenlotus.hubpages.com/hub/Reiki_Really_Works-A_Groundbreaking_Scientific_Study By Green Lotus After decades of often disputed validity, the effectiveness of Reiki, a holistic energy treatment is gaining new respect within the medical community. Not only are highly reputable medical facilities throughout the U.S. offering patients alternative healing programs such as Reiki, those facilities are analyzing the benefits of their programs and are [...]

Hypnosis and Children

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