Self Hypnosis Cds - Self Confidence (Part 2)

Written by Steven A. Harold

There are a number of aspects to heavy self-confidence. One aspect that can undermine confidence can be stress and anxiety.

People who carry excessive stress or anxiety or who become stressed very quickly and easily are unlikely to feel confident during those moments. The person who hasrepparttar ability to remain calm and relaxed will be in a better position to feel more confident. With calmness comes a feeling of being in control and on top of matters. Therefore an important part ofrepparttar 147836 foundation of healthy self confidence is being able to remain calm and relaxed in appropriate situations.

Many people look after their physical body but do not give enough thought to mental and emotional relaxation. Self-hypnosis, a process you can drive yourself or experience whilst listening to self-hypnosis cd, can really help. Self-hypnosis helps to release stress and replace it with a sense of calm. A specifically focussed self hypnosis cd, such as for self confidence can then add torepparttar 147837 specific area of your life that you would like to change or enhance.

New Cancer Treatment Promises Hope

Written by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot

Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy (IPHC) with Mitomycin C after Cytoreductive Surgery for Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis - a long, technical term for modern medicine inrepparttar fight against cancer.

I hadrepparttar 147835 rare opportunity to speak with Dr. Perry Shen of Wake Forest University. As I listened, he explained how this groundbreaking treatment is extendingrepparttar 147836 lives of patients suffering from Peritoneal Carcinomatosis. *(Peritoneal membrane surrounds and lubricatesrepparttar 147837 surface of organs withinrepparttar 147838 abdomen; eg., colon, gallbladder, spleen, ovaries, intestines, liver, etc..) Because Advanced-stage Peritoneal carcinomatosis (cancer) and disseminated peritoneal lymphomas are often resistant to current chemotherapy treatment, medical researchers out of Wake Forest University have engaged inrepparttar 147839 study and treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis since 1991.

Dr. John Spratt first began describing using interdominal heated therapy in 1980, and found that this particular method worked well in conjunction with chemotherapy. By giving chemotherapy interdominally with much higher concentrated heat, (41 degrees Celcius - or around 105 degrees Fahrenheit) through tumor-removal surgery,repparttar 147840 heated medicine showed an increase in its effectiveness; thus, decreasing tumors. (1. Cytoreductive surgery consists ofrepparttar 147841 removal of all gross tumors and involved organs, peritoneum, or tissue deemed technically feasible and safe forrepparttar 147842 patient. Any tumors adherent or invasive to vital structures that could not be removes were cytoreduces usingrepparttar 147843 cavitational ultrasonic surgical aspirator.)

Overall survival rates were improved of 109 Patients (with peritoneal carcinomatosis) treated between December 1991 and November 1997. (2. Clinicopathologic factors that independently predicted improved overall survival rates.)

A one-time treatment, IHPC lasts approximately 1-2 hours, but standardly, a 2-hour treatment is utilized by Wake Forest University. Initially, patients are cooled to a core temperature of approximately 34 Degrees C to 35 Degrees C. Once cooled, peritoneal perfusion inflow and outflow catheters are placed peroutaneously intorepparttar 147844 abdominal cavity. With temperature probes acting as moderators,repparttar 147845 abdomen is gently massaged throughout perfusion to enhance drug distribution to all peritoneal areas. Because tumor tissue is more responsive to heat than normal tissue (due to intrinsic thermosensitivity) IHPC improvesrepparttar 147846 chemosensitivity of tumor cells to Mytomycin C(MMC).

With an average life expectancy of 3-6 months after diagnosis of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis, patients are gaining new hope as IHPC treatment is extending life by as much as 15 months; and a few selected patients' lives have even been extended to 28-30 months.

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