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Answers About Biofeedback and Behavioral Medicine

Question: What are the advantages of behavioral medicine treatment?

Answer: Behavioral medicine treatment has a number of advantages when compared to medication. It empowers you to take control of your own health, and reduces your reliance on the health care system. In can improve the effectiveness of your existing medical care, or provide an alternative when traditional medical treatment is ineffective or undesirable. In addition, it can reduce many costs associated with traditional medical care by reducing medical visits, medication costs, and time off work due to symptoms or treatments. Behavioral medicine treatment typically involves minimal side effects and has the additional benefit of teaching skills and behaviors that can help prevent future illness and improve your quality of life.

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