It's important to understand that your mind and body are correspondent. Why wouldn't they be? Studies have shown that you can heal quicker by using visualizations. Since your mind is doing some of the work, your body doesn't have to work as hard in its natural progression of healing.
Learn numbing techniques to diminish or omit chronic pain. Be it migraines, muscle tension, menstrual cramps, after-effects of an accident, or pain from a chronic illness, enter into a state of hypnosis whenever you need relief.
Learn to use the power of your own mind to help with severe side-effects caused by prescribed drugs or hospital-administered treatments.