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Sexual health for postmenopausal women improved by hypnotic relaxation therapy, study shows

Posted August 16, 2013

Hypnotic relaxation therapy improves sexual health in postmenopausal women who have moderate to severe hot flashes, according to Baylor University researchers who presented their findings at the American Psychological Association’s recent annual meeting.

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Clinical Hypnosis in the Treatment of Postmenopausal Hot Flashes: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Posted March 16, 2013

The use of estrogen and progesterone to manage vasomotor symptoms (ie, hot flashes and night sweats) has declined because of concerns about their risks, and there is an increased interest in alternate, effective, and low-risk treatments. This study reports the results of a randomized controlled trial of clinical hypnosis for treating vasomotor symptoms among postmenopausal women.

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Hypnosis Should Be Offered to Patients With IBS, Swedish Research Suggests

Posted December 28, 2012

Hypnotherapy helps fight IBS symptoms. These are the findings of a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden which proposes implementing this treatment method into the care of severe sufferers of this common disease.

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Hypnosis Helps Hot Flashes, Study Suggests

Posted October 25, 2012

Hypnosis can help cut hot flashes by as much as 74%, shows a study supported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. This is the first controlled, randomized study of the technique to manage hot flashes, which affect as much as 80% of women who go through menopause. The study was published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society.

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Iberogast Supplement Facts, Research and Side Effects You Need to Know

Posted April 30, 2012

Iberogast is a dietary supplement used to treat functional dyspepsia in the forms of indigestion, stomach pain, bloating and gas. Its use as an anti-anxiety supplement to soothe a stomach made upset by emotional stress was recently promoted on a popular health TV show. While Iberogast has been used for a number of years without reports of any major warnings, there are a few facts, research findings and side effects you need to know about before trying this naturopathic supplement.

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