Hypnosis is used for a wide range of medical concerns, including pain, weight control, smoking and stress. See if it's right for you.
Difficulty swallowing can be painful and may indicate a serious medical problem.
Tests and diagnosis
Here's what to expect if you're scheduled for an EEG (electroencephalogram) — a common diagnostic test for many brain disorders, especially epilepsy.
X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.
Treatments and drugs
Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a form of brain stimulation, sometimes used when standard depression treatments haven't worked.
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