Audio Guided Imagery is a potencial approach for Diabetes type I

There are some effects of Audio Guided Imagery on parameters that are not primarily related to mind, as with stress, mood or pain. For example with type I diabetes in a blinded randomized study [1] conducted in Israel with young people with type I insulin dependent diabetes, 7 children were assigned…

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The power of the mind over body

There are several ways in which the mind can influence the body and different techniques for doing so. Mental Imagery is a well known technique from the 70’s and it has been studied in relation with sport performance during these years. Let’s point out a study [1] about Mental Imagery…

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Placebo effect in surgery

Historically, scientists have believed that the placebo effect didn’t have any role in surgery. It has been long thought that the placebo was a suggestion more related to mental effect than otherwise. But things changed with a study [1]  carried out in Australia that was surprising. It was about to validate…

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The power of prayer

There are just a few conclusive scientific studies on the power of intercesory prayer. A study [1] which set an important precedent and has been a reference in the subject and also aim of many criticisms was made in 1988 in the coronary care unit of San Francisco General Hospital…

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