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Research

Dr. Miriam Franco has conducted several pilot studies on the use of Relaxation and Guided Imagery to Reduce Anxiety and Injection Anxiety Associated with MS.  Here are several posters of her pilot in 2008 and a study she co-authored with Brant Oliver, RN, MSN, Ph.D. at MS Center of Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital.

Dr. Miriam Franco has published many articles on application of GI to coping with illness and is a regular contributor to MS patient publications.  Here are a number of articles she has written on improving quality of life with Multiple Sclerosis.

Presentations & Courses:

Dr. Franco has presented on Application of GI to coping with numerous chronic illnesses, challenging medical procedures and relieving caregiver stress. Here are power point presentations to view:

Relaxation and GI for Chronic Illness

Defeat Dental Fears PowerPoint

Incorporating GI into MS Treatment Protocols Program

Lighten the Load- Stress Reduction for MS Care Partners

GI and Diabetes

GI and Parkinsons

GI and Cancer

GI and Breast Cancer

GI for Childbirth

BIB for Hospice 

Poster Abstract