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Relief from hot flashes : the natural, drug-free program to reduce hot flashes, improve sleep, and ease stress / Gary Elkins, PhD., ABPP, ABPH.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 618.175 ELKINS 2014 (Text) 39206021136070 NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781936303564 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1936303566 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : demosHealth, LLC, 2014.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-249) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding hot flashes. How this book will help you ; What causes hot flashes ; Breast cancer and hot flashes ; Hormone replacement: the risks and benefits ; Nonhormonal therapies for hot flashes: what do we really know? ; Hypnotic relaxation therapy: what it is and why you need it -- First things first. Measuring your hot flashes ; Identifying your hot flash triggers ; Assessing your sleep ; Rating the interference of your hot flashes on your mood, relationships, and quality of life -- Hypnotic relaxation therapy: the solution for hot flashes. Hypnotic relaxation therapy: what happens ; Week 1: starting your practice ; Week 2: individualizing your practice ; Week 3: learning self-hypnosis for hot flashes ; Week 4: knowing your body and controlling your hot flashes ; Week 5: setting goals and maintaining your progress ; Assessing your progress ; If you need additional help -- Afterword: women share their experiences using the relief from hot flashes program -- Appendix. Hot flash daily diary ; Hot flash triggers log ; Sleep rating form ; Hot flash related daily interference scale (HFRDIS) ; Hypnotic relaxation practice checklist.
Summary, etc.:
Based upon a decade of research conducted by the author, Relief from Hot Flashes is the first book to offer a step-by-step guide to reduce hot flashes, improve sleep, and ease stress through hypnotic relaxation therapy. Hypnotic relaxation is a mind-body therapy involving individualized mental imagery and suggestion in a deeply relaxed state. This 5 week program has been shown to reduce hot flashes by 80% on average.
Subject: Menopause > Treatment > Popular works.
Middle-aged women > Health and hygiene > Popular works.
Hot Flashes > therapy.

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