Tag Archives: chronic pain

Attention guiding and hypnosis for acute pain management without medication

Acute and chronic pain is a burden to patients. To keep the medication with analgesic drugs as low as possible, additional non-pharmacological interventions prove to be useful. In chronic pain, long term hypnotic therapy is indicated. The targeted distraction, which … Continue reading

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The connections between emotional stress, trauma and physical pain

Chronic pain can be caused by trauma and stress. Studies have shown that chronic painmight not only be caused by physical injury but also by stress and emotional issues. In particular, people who have experienced trauma and suffer from Post … Continue reading

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Hypnosis for chronic pain

“In the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in (1) understanding the neurophysiological components of the pain experiences, (2) randomized clinical trials testing the efficacy of hypnotic treatments on chronic pain, and (3) laboratory research examining the effects … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-Based Meditation May Help Reduce Inflammation

Janis C. Kelly, Jan 31, 2013, Medscape Medical News.  Read whole article by clicking here. Extracts: “Mindfulness meditation techniques designed to reduce emotional reactivity also reduce poststress inflammatory responses and might be useful in chronic inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, … Continue reading

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