Category: Mind / Body Medicine

Mind and Body Approaches for Pain

A review of evidence from clinical trials shows that a variety of complementary health approaches—including acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, massage therapy, and relaxation techniques—hold promise

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Sleep Problems and Complementary Approaches

Mind and Body Practices There is evidence that relaxation techniques can be effective in treating chronic insomnia.In a preliminary study, mindfulness-based stress reduction, a type of meditation, was as effective

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Mind / Body Medicine

About Tai Chi

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise system. It is commonly practiced in China to help people maintain their health and live longer. It is

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Hypnotherapy

About Hypnotherapy

Hypnosis is a mind-body therapy that taps into the mind’s healing power on a subconscious level. The practitioner guides the patient through visualization, breathing and/or

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Meditation

About Meditation

Meditation is a practice in which people try to still and empty their mind by focusing on breathing; visualizing a particular image; or chanting a

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