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Headline: Hypnosis might save $1B a year for headache and migraine sufferers with better outcomes


 
PRLog - Mar. 18, 2014 - POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) just published an article, linked below, concluding that $1 billion (with a b!) of CT and MRI brain scans for people who suffer from chronic headaches or migraines is very wasteful.

There is a much better way to provide relief for anxious chronic headache and migraine sufferers: hypnosis.

A Research Letter published this week at JAMA Internal Medicine (https://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1835347) could be of interest to many of your readers, viewers or listeners. Research establishes that $1 billion worth of CT and MRI brain scans for people that suffer from fears and concerns about chronic headaches and migraines are mostly unnecessary. The American Board of Internal Medicine guidelines have recommended against routine headache neuroimaging.  But what's the alternative?  Perhaps hypnosis.

Hypnosis has emerged from its pop culture caricature of The Manchurian Candidate, Svengali, or amusing but frivolous stage shows.  FoxNews Health recently published a significant article about hypnosis's emergence as a respected complementary modality, like acupuncture:http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/02/06/hypnosis-as-ther....

Based on several decades of my own practice I can attest that hypnosis can work wonders, at very modest cost, for relieving the fears and concerns of chronic headache and migraine sufferers.  There is ample medical literature to support the potential of hypnosis for reducing anxiety and the resolution of pain.  I would be happy to share this research.

Prescribing or recommending hypnosis -- rather than ordering unnecessary and hugely costly brain scans -- can be a far more effective. and economical, way than scans to help people resolve their fears and concerns about the underlying cause of their chronic, painful headaches or migraines.

Because of my nationally recognized expertise -- it occurred to me that this might be of compelling interest to your readers, viewers or listeners.  I am delighted to offer myself as a source for any of your reporters or commentators, or to offer you original editorial copy by way of a feature article or op-ed and I am available for interviews.

References upon request.

Thank you for your consideration

Contact
Michael Ellner
***@floridahypnosiscoach.com

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