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Paul Howard

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Hypnosis Shown to Reduce Medical Cost of Sedation
« on: 24 September, 2009, 07:45:28 AM »

Hypnosis research covers a vast number of topics from treating medical conditions such as asthma and irritable bowel syndrome to researching pain control from headaches and surgery. Research on hypnotherapy has also included brain images to discover what areas of the brain are affected by hypnosis and how they are affected. Research has also been conducted to see if there are cost benefits of using hypnosis compared to sedation and analgesia. Researchers have found major differences between the cost of sedation and the cost of hypnosis. It was estimated that in 2009, Americans will spend $2.5 trillion on health care (NCHC).....