- Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic has developed structured approaches to stress management, such as resilience training and attention and interpretation therapy, which are provided by Mayo Clinic's Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program. The Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program combines conventional medicine with evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine. Each year, more than 5,000 patients receive treatment in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program.
- Latest tools and techniques. Mayo specialists offer various stress management tools and techniques to help you manage your response to difficult situations. If you're facing illness, Mayo specialists can help integrate stress management into your overall treatment plan.
- Evidence-based approach. Mayo doctors recommend treatments based on research that demonstrates the effectiveness of complementary and integrative medicine. Mayo researchers conduct studies on stress management to improve treatments.
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