Holding Hands May Help Ease Pain
The proverb “love heals all wounds” may have some new scientific support. Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Israel’s University of Haifa say they have found evidence that when one romantic partner holds hands with a partner in pain, the couple’s breathing, heart rate, and brainwaves will synchronize and will help the afflicted […]
Can Power of the Mind Control Chronic Pain?
Utah researchers say they’ve developed a technique that allows patients to use the power of their minds to help treat chronic pain. One in five people worldwide suffers from daily chronic pain, according to a 2004 report. A 2011 paper from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) showed that one in three U.S. adults is affected […]