Since 90 per cent of what our brain perceives is interpreted through the visual field, it’s important that doctors do everything they can to create a positive influence on healing. A study in the journal Environment and Behavior demonstrated that by simply dimming the lights while a patient is undergoing his or her treatment, clinical results are enhanced. The published study revealed that providing a dimly lit treatment setting was shown to encourage patients to feel safe and relaxed, and that under these circumstances patients developed more trust toward their doctor.
By Dr. Anthony J. Lombardi (@HamBack) Picture this: you’re seated in a room furnished with comfortable couches, lounge chairs, and funky tables shaped like
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