The impact of music therapy on pain and stress reduction during oocyte retrieval – a randomized controlled trial

ConclusionMusic is a simple, inexpensive and effective way to reduce pain score and increase satisfaction with pain control during TUGOR procedure, which may justify its routine use.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

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You're reading 5 Approaches to Combat Stress Through a Healthier Mind-Body Connection, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. To accomplish the highest level of health, it is important to know and accept that the mind and body are tightly intertwined. This concept itself is far from new, but knowing how to leverage the connection is becoming increasingly intriguing. More than a century ago, Harvard psychologist Walter Bradford Cannon drew people's attention to the mind-body connection when he described...
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CONCLUSION: The specific central and peripheral metabolites were associated with psychological disorders including depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation and anger in CRPS patients, showing pathological interactions between a painful body and mind. PMID: 30235917 [PubMed]
Source: Psychiatry Investigation - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Investig Source Type: research
Abstract PURPOSE: Pain in the acute setting after amputation is complex with multiple types of pain experienced, including somatic and neuropathic. No studies have measured multiple pain control modalities while using self-management techniques for acute amputation pain. Desensitization could provide a means of pain control for somatic and neuropathic pain. The purpose of this study was to test the efficacious use and effects of tactile desensitization in managing acute postoperative pain after lower limb amputation. DESIGN: This was a pre-experimental repeated measure study. METHODS: Pain description, i...
Source: Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: J Perianesth Nurs Source Type: research
Recent findings from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium confirm that traumatic events are common, with over 70% of individuals endorsing at least one lifetime traumatic event and approximately one third endorsing four or more traumatic events (Benjet et al., 2016). Among a national sample of U.S. adults, 89.7% were exposed to at least one traumatic event, with 8.3% of exposed individuals reporting posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during their lifetime (Kilpatrick et al., 2013). PTSD increases risk for a number of significant deleterious psychological (e.g., depression, substance use disorders, anxiety; Sareen et...
Source: Journal of Affective Disorders - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundSince children and adolescents are frequently experiencing emotional and behavioral consequences due to pain, their parents should be aware of this emotional and behavioral status. Therefore, the aim of this study was to analyze and describe the parents ’ reports of the emotional and behavioral status of children and adolescents with different types of temporomandibular disorders using the Child Behavior Checklist.MethodsThis Cross-sectional study comprises of 386 randomly selected children and adolescents that ages between 10 and 18  years in Jeddah. One day prior the clinical examination acco...
Source: The Journal of Headache and Pain - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Looking at Your Family History It can be widely speculated that addiction can be hereditary. If there are addicts in your family, it could be possible that their behaviors can be passed on to you, as well. When considering this, it is important to look at your family history, especially your parent’s. Numerous studies show the cause of addiction can be broken down to 50 percent genetic and 50 percent issues with coping skills. Further studies have shown that children of addicts are up to 8 times more likely to also develop an addiction. One study in particular took 231 individuals who had been clinically diagnosed wi...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Alcohol Alcoholism Depression Depression Treatment Drinking Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment Mental Health family family disease hereditary Source Type: blogs
Health, weight, and appearance are transformed by living the Wheat Belly lifestyle. You can see it on the face with reduced puffiness and edema and smoother skin. You can see it on the waistline as inflammatory visceral fat recedes. You can perceive it as increased energy, reduced depression and anxiety, reduction or elimination of irritable bowel syndrome and acid reflux symptoms, reduced joint pain, reversal of leg/ankle edema, and in so many other ways. But how about blood measures of health? You can witness the transformations there, too. And the transformations you see in blood markers of health can be just as dramati...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: News & Updates cholesterol Inflammation triglycerides Weight Loss wheat belly Source Type: blogs
This study seeks to determine the alternations of metabolites in the bilateral anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) of CD patients with abdominal pain by using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) to further explore the neural mechanism.MethodsSixteen CD patients with abdominal pain and 13 CD patients without abdominal pain, were recruited alongside 20 healthy controls (HCs) for this study. Clinical evaluations, including the 0–10 Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) of pain, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI), were evaluated prior to MR scanning. This study selected t...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Bezoars are conglomerations of undigested foreign material retained in the gastrointestinal tract. Trichobezoar is a compact conglomeration of swallowed hair and constitutes less than 6% of all bezoars. Their most frequent location is in the stomach but they may extend through the pylorus into the small bowel. This condition is known as Rapunzel syndrome. Many patients may remain asymptomatic or present a mild form of the disease characterized by abdominal pain, early satiety, nausea, and vomiting. Complications may manifest as gastric outlet obstruction or bleeding, and intestinal obstruction. A 15-year-old female patient...
Source: Case Reports in Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” – Frank Lloyd Wright While some people may think that the older you get, the worse your quality of life and well-being becomes. Yet, there are growing numbers of men and women who may now have some silver or gray strands of hair and other age-related signs who’ll tell you they’ve never felt happier. They greet each day with hope and enthusiasm, feeling confident, purposeful, grateful and filled with joy. This, despite an assortment of ailments, frailties, medical conditions and gradual slowing down. How can it be? Does this older generatio...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Aging General Grief and Loss Happiness Health-related Mental Health and Wellness Self-Help aches and pains joy Loving Kindness Source Type: blogs
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