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Acupressure Wristbands Help Reduce Nausea in Cancer Patients
Posted: April 24, 2009
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Those with wristbands experienced a 24% decrease in nausea, regardless of which set of information they were given before the experiment. The group without wristbands reported just a 5% lessening of nausea. "Some of our body's feelings and sensations are ambiguous and subject to interpretation," Roscoe said. "Your mind cannot make a blister go away or reduce hair loss, but it can interpret ambiguous abdominal sensations and decide how much nausea they represent, based on our expectations."
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HealthDay News, April 13, 2009