Clinical hypnosis may improve pediatric Crohn’s disease pain

Clinical hypnosis that includes focused relaxation and therapeutic suggestion may be a promising complementary therapy for children with Crohn’s disease, according to research from Digestive Disease Week.Amanda D. Lee, MD, from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, said in a recorded audio presentation that persistent abdominal pain despite disease remission leads to poorer quality of life among pediatric patients with CD.“These patients experience an increased prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders compared to the general population,” sheRead More

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