In-depth

Alternative medicine

Hypnosis

Hypnosis is used for a wide range of medical concerns, including pain, weight control, smoking and stress. See if it's right for you.

Complications

Dysphagia

Difficulty swallowing can be painful and may indicate a serious medical problem.

Tests and diagnosis

EEG (electroencephalogram)

Here's what to expect if you're scheduled for an EEG (electroencephalogram) — a common diagnostic test for many brain disorders, especially epilepsy.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Treatments and drugs

Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a form of brain stimulation, sometimes used when standard depression treatments haven't worked.

Feb. 27, 2014