Uncertainty, the prospect of possible complications or negative experiences from the past can trigger fears of an operation. Despite safe surgical techniques, many people are afraid of surgery. Fears can be handled relatively easily. With psychological support and a positive attitude towards the upcoming surgery, patients can overcome their anxiety. Continue reading to know how you can battle panic while having tooth surgery.
Music and meditation
The effect of music is beyond dispute. The music causes the growth hormone HGH (Human Growth Hormone) is increasingly released in the pituitary gland. This inhibits the production of interleukin-6, the messenger substance for the stress hormones epinephrine and cortisol. These trigger anxiety reactions and anxiety blockades. But the combination of music blocks them, lowers blood pressure and heart rate. Above all, man responds positively to gentle piano, harmonious pads and strings, and can relax in the best possible way. The melody themes should repeat themselves and gently accompany the listener. The new auditive pain therapy approach is complemented by a guided meditation, which not only relaxes the patient, but at the same time builds trust in the doctor and surgery and positively influences the own body accordingly.
Therapeutically, the program opens the door to the subconscious mind of the patient, where positive suggestions are programmed into the patient. Decisive for the success is the coordinated combination of music and text.
The program “Anesthetized before surgery” takes the patient on a dream trip. The music was composed solely for this purpose. A doctor speaks the texts and leads them step by step through the operation, which is no longer unfamiliar to the patient from the first moment. But it is about much more than the explanation of the happenings!
Surgical procedures are always an extraordinary event for the patient, so understandably anxiety and stress play a major role. In fact, the psychological aspects of medical processes have only recently received attention, although studies show that simple and natural measures increase well-being and effectively reduce anxiety and stress. And the well-being of the patient should be top priority.