Highly recommended guided imagery products available from Health Journeys: These CDs have been used in over 2000 US hospitals and many of them have been studied with a variety of patient populations. Great tools for managing stress, pain, preparing for surgery, reducing anxiety during medical procedures, fostering a general sense of wellbeing, etc.
View this informative show on chronic pain from the Discovery Channel:
Link to the American Pain Society's website:
Link to the homepage of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis:
Link to the American Holistic Medical Association:
Link to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine:
According to a 2007 survey by the National Health Interview Survey, Americans spend approximately$33.9 billion annually on CAM services and products. NCCAM has information for both consumers and professionals regarding medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. This website provides descriptions of CAM therapies, important issues to consider regarding their use, reviews of the scientific evidence, clinical practice guidelines, and more.