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Eye Movement Desensitization Therapy by Josh Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jun 2008 5:09pm This isn’t so much of a post as a query to see if anyone has had experience withthis therapy (EMDT).  I know of therapists who use this procedure, but I am curious to hear if anyone has had experience of it themselves, and what the results have been like.  I am kind of sceptical I must admit, but the brain certainly is an interesting organ ... Read on »
Desensitization by Moopz Health Maven Posted Fri 06 May 2011 9:52am A hard process that I have to go through if I want to be completely over the hump. Desensitization is often used in therapy with people who have phobias. A process by which one learns to mitigate emotional reactions over a certain type of situation. How am I using it at the moment? Let me explain. Clementine has a new ‘male friend’ which s ... Read on »
How To Have Seriously Pain Free Anal Sex WITHOUT Desensitizing Lube [Video] by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Sat 30 Nov 2013 1:38pm You may think you want to numb yourself against feeling pain during anal sex, but desensitizing lube is a really bad idea. Here’s how to have seriously pain free anal sex without it. The post How To Have Seriously Pain Free Anal Sex WITHOUT Desensitizing Lube [Video] appeared first on Ask Dan and Jennifer . Read on »
How is an Antibiotic Desensitization Done? by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:19pm When a sputum sample is taken, the laboratory technicians will let the sample grow in a number of different types of environments to see what grows from the sample. Once bacteria is cultured, it is treated in the lab with different types of antibiotics in order to determine whether that particular bug is sensitive ... Read on »
How To Desensitize Yourself by Paul Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:08pm 1 Comment Let’s face it, no matter how many pills we pop or tricks we try we will still be anxious from time to time. However practicing the art of desensitization can ensure that we can relax our attitude toward fear and handle anxiety symptoms just a little bit better than we do now. First lets define what it means to be sensitized. When a person be ... Read on »
Peanut Desensitization - My Take by Robyn A. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 10:55am Thank you to everyone who contributed to our weekend discussion on the issue of peanut desensitization. I had planned to chime in with my opinion. Since I had a busy weekend and never got a chance, I thought it was worthy to make it my Monday post. Overall, it seemed there was a very positive feeling among my readers for this therapy. I comp ... Read on »
Video Games and Desensitization by CMCH Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:15pm This week, Nicholas Carnagey, Craig Anderson and Brad Bushman released a new study on video games and desensitization.  They had over 250 college students randomly play one of 8 video games.  Half of the games were violent and half were nonviolent.  After they played the game for 20 minutes, they watched a 10 minute video of real-life violence ... Read on »
Desensitization Study by Karen B. Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 6:01pm Children's Hospital Boston has a series of videos about Brett and their Milk Desensitization Study link. As the videos continue on this Hospital Blog, I hope to learn more about how many patients are participating in the Desensitization? Is their a double blind placebo group? Brett has out grown some of his allergies, are all the people in the ... Read on »
Food Allergy Desensitization Programs by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 12:00am Okay, its controversial, but I'm keeping a close eye on this. Dr. Richard Wasserman, a pediatric allergist in Dallas TX, has been using desensitization to treat food allergy in his private practice. Some patients have had great success, others, not so much. Food desensitization is handled in much the same way as traditional allergy therapy. Some ... Read on »
Food Allergy Desensitization Programs by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 12:55am Okay, its controversial, but I'm keeping a close eye on this. Dr. Richard Wasserman, a pediatric allergist in Dallas TX, has been using desensitization to treat food allergy in his private practice. Some patients have had great success, others, not so much. Food desensitization is handled in much the same way as traditional allergy therapy. Someo ... Read on »