Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques

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Angel River Press, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 265 pages
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Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster shows how to use mind-body techniques to reduce anxiety, use 2350% less pain medication, and heal faster. Documented by research, it is recommended by hospitals in the U.S., including Brigham and Women's Hospital, which is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center in New York. It also includes chapters about using mind-body techniques to reduce the side-effects of chemotherapy, how to prepare children for surgery, and vitamins to speed healing. An updated edition was published in 2012.

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Review: Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

The cd was quite helpful in terms of relaxing before my surgery. The book was less helpful to me as it was the same as the instructional part of the cd. I was not comfortable in taking all the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leanna - Goodreads

It's a good book with some practical information about preparing for surgery. It comes with a soundtrack, and a lot of exercises have you use the soundtrack for relaxation. I borrowed the book without the soundtrack, so it is not helpful as helpful as it could be to me if I had the soundtrack. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Peggy Huddleston developed five steps to prepare for surgery using mind-body techniques. She describes her method in her groundbreaking book, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster. Her book and relaxation CD are recommended at hospitals in the United States. She designed a relaxation CD that is used with the book. The CD is available in English and Spanish. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, her writing and clinical work focus on the way positive emotions and the human spirit enhance healing.

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