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3 Tips to Keep you Calm for your MRI Exam

posted on WED, MAY 10 2017 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

If an MRI exam makes you anxious, you’re not alone. But you don’t have to let your fear get in the way of getting the answers you need from the scan. In this story, we get practical and easy-to-use tips from experts to help you stay calm. For how to handle your mind, we talk to Dr. Todd Farchione of Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders who gives advice on dealing with the fear in your head. For how to handle your body, we talk to yoga instructor Enid Spitz about a breathing technique you can take with you. Plus, there’s another insider tip that CDI patients have been using, and it starts with just dialing the phone. Watch this video to find see what it is: 



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