According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, up to 90% of the doctor visits in the United States may be triggered by a stress-related illness. Erik Peper, PhD, president of the Biofeedback Federation CIC (BFE), London, is launching the “Learn from the Best” program  in the US with a workshop that will focus on teaching pragmatic skills professionals can pass on to their clients to help improve health and reduce stress, especially at the work site. Titled “From TechnoStress to TechnoHealth,” the workshop is scheduled for May 4-5 in New York.

The workshop is set to feature an outline of specific techniques and procedures, including monitoring awareness of stress, ergonomic analysis, dynamic regeneration, breathing, hand-warming, cognitive stress reduction, imagery for healing, and behavior change using economical biofeedback devices. Peper, who is also a professor in the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies and Department of Health Education at San Francisco State University, reportedly instructed a similar workshop recently where employees were taught techniques to combat stress-related issues such as high blood pressure, tension headaches, back pain, anxiety, and depression. 

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Source: Biofeedback Federation CIC