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Hypnosis for Pain and Symptom Management in Sickle Cell Anemia Disease

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Randomized trial of hypnosis as a pain and symptom management strategy in adults with sickle cell disease.
Integr Med Insights. 2014 Nov 3;9:25-33. doi: 10.4137/IMI.S18355. eCollection 2014.
Wallen GR1, Middleton KR1, Ames N1, Brooks AT1, Handel D2.

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disease in African-Americans, characterized by recurrent painful vaso-occlusive crises. Medical therapies for [...]

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Even moderate weight loss can prevent and cure obstructive sleep apnoea

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Even a moderate weight reduction can prevent the progression of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and even cure it, according to a 4-year Finish follow-up study published recently in Sleep Medicine. The study focused on the effects of weight loss on OSA and demonstrated, for the first time, that a sustained weight loss of just [...]

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Hypnosis Compared To Relaxation In Outpatient Management Of Chronic Low Back Pain

I found this study (McCauley JD. Thelen MH. Frank RG. Willard RR. Callen KE.) titled: Hypnosis compared to relaxation in the outpatient management of chronic low back pain.
Chronic low back pain (CLBP) presents a problem of massive dimensions. While inpatient approaches have been evaluated, outpatient treatment programs have received relatively little examination. Hypnosis and relaxation [...]

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