VRHealth Unveils VR and AI Therapist to Reduce Hot Flashes from Chemotherapy and Menopause

VRHealth AI Luna
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VRHealth, the healthcare technology company providing specialized virtual reality (VR) technology solutions and data analysis, announced its new Virtual Reality AI (Artificial Intelligence) therapist will be available in January 2019. Luna, the AI therapist uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to ease hot flashes in patients going through menopause or chemotherapy treatment.

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When a user puts on the VR headset, they are greeted Luna, the AI therapist. She guides users through CBT and other coping mechanisms. The technology also lets users virtually travel to another environment.

The VR AI therapist is trained with evidence based psychological protocols and supports users via immersive experiences to reduce physical and psychological effects of hot flashes. 75% of women over 51 suffer from symptoms of menopause, some of those symptoms, include: hot flashes, night sweats, depression, anxiety, migraines, insomnia, loss of sexual drive, etc. VRHealth’s new AI-therapist Luna aims to reduce their hot flash symptom through a virtual reality experience that is non-pharmaceutical and easy to use, said a press release.

VRHealth AI Luna
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“Our goal is to provide a therapy-based virtual reality experience in all areas of healthcare,” VRHealth CEO Eran Orr says. “A variety of conditions can cause hot flashes such as menopause and various cancer conditions, incorporating the AI-therapist into our solution will provide relief, both at home and in a medical facility, to those experiencing them.”

Utilizing sophisticated tracking tools, VRHealth provides data analysis, as the patient is engaged in the VR therapy, so that doctors and clinicians can personalize and customize healthcare solutions for their patients.

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VRHealth is a first-of-its-kind healthcare technology company that helps clinicians better manage their patients’ care via specialized virtual reality (VR) technology solutions and data analysis. The VRHealth solution collects and examines user data through artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud-computing algorithms to deliver advanced data analytics in real-time, consistently enabling healthcare providers to enhance their users’ and payers’ healthcare experiences. The company offers a variety of patent-pending solutions from rehabilitation services to cognitive testing, from pain management to psychological assessment.

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