The Mind and How It Can Affect Cancer
Mind/body approaches that can be used
A good website that discusses this is at: http://www.ahealth.com/cqac.html
Imagery (e.g., visualizing your white blood cells gobbling up the cancer
cells) can be quite helpful.
Centers that offer mind/body approaches:
There are many centers that can help you with mind/body approaches. These include:
Some clinics offer imagery and mind/body techniques for pain control as well.
The Bresler Center in Los Angeles uses guided imagery and pain control. 310-446-1717.
The Center for Healing and Expression in San Francisco offers a variety of classes, including yoga. (415) 775-6145. http://www.thecenter-sf.org/home.html.
Books, audios, and videos that offer mind/body approaches:.
www.thebuddytapes.com.au - Buddy Targets Cancer: the first in a series of
self-help motivational audiocassette tapes using relaxation/visualization for
cancer patients combining the personal experience of psychologist Dr. Maureen
Burke and the talents of her Siamese cat Buddy.
http://www.simontoncenter.com/Pages/movie.htm - Relaxation and mental imagery for cancer patients.
Ways to eliminate stress, fear, and depression:
Depression, fear and stress have been scientifically proven to weaken the immune system. These unhealthy feelings can be eliminated quickly. Franklin Freeman offers guaranteed results. Go to www.amazingtechnique.com for more information. He has worked with several people with cancer.