Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster
A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques
Angel River Press
Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster shows how to use mind-body techniques to reduce anxiety, use 23
“50% less pain medication, and heal faster. Documented by research, it is recommended by hospitals in the U.S., including Brigham and Women's Hospital, which is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center in New York. It also includes chapters about using mind-body techniques to reduce the side-effects of chemotherapy, how to prepare children for surgery, and vitamins to speed healing. An updated edition was published in 2012.
Peggy Huddleston developed five steps to prepare for surgery using mind-body techniques. She describes her method in her groundbreaking book, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster. Her book and relaxation CD are recommended at hospitals in the United States. She designed a relaxation CD that is used with the book. The CD is available in English and Spanish. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, her writing and clinical work focus on the way positive emotions and the human spirit enhance healing.