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Virtual Reality Might Help Us Treat Anxiety

Barby Ingle iPain VR Samsung Gear

Barby Ingle uses VR Samsung Gear

We live in a modern society in which people are very aware of and concerned about their healthcare. We know what kind of care we want and expect, we know what our insurance costs and what it covers, and we actually tend to talk about it all quite a bit. One thing we don’t discuss adequately however is mental health – even when it comes to fairly common conditions like anxiety.

According to the American Psychology Association, anxiety is more common than most might guess. Adding up percentages of people who suffer from anxiety in different forms, the APA estimates that about 22-25 percent of adults have some form of clinical anxiety. This can take the form of a specific phobia, social anxiety, susceptibility to panic, or various other specific issues. The point,

 

My XpertDox Experience

As a chronic pain patient with multiple autoimmune diseases for over 20 years now, I am constantly looking for new treatments, options, resources, clinical trials and providers who understand best what I am facing. I recently discovered a new resource that I want to share with my family, friends, providers, and other patient influencers. I have been attending and presenting at pain conferences since 2007 and know the top doctors treating Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), the options coming down the pipeline, the research and clinical trials and strengths and weaknesses of these providers.  So, when I registered and began to dive into XpertDox I looked up RSD first to compare their information to what I know as an extremely informed patient.

 

I personally went through 43 providers to get one who could diagnose me properly. I underwent many surgeries …

 
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