The second reason we hypnotists like to do away with this diagnosis is because we know that a diagnosis is rarely the cause of an issue. It is a symptom of something else altogether that is going on in the psyche.
Once people’s conscious desire, which is, “I want to lose weight” is aligned with the ‘I must survive’ needs of the unconscious mind, the conflicting viewpoints recede and people tend to keep the weight off.
RESEARCH FOR HYPNOSIS AS A VIABLE TREATMENT FOR IBS The following are snippets from various trials and come from PubMed. Gut-directed hypnotherapy for IBS: A randomized controlled trial. “…Gut directed hypnotherapy benefits Patients via symptom reduction and reduced medication usage.” L. Roberts, S. Wilson, S. Singh, A Roalfe, S Greenfield. Dept. of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, … Read More
Research On Hypnosis For Weight Loss: Hypnotherapy group with stress reduction achieved significantly more weight loss than the other two treatments. A randomized, controlled, parallel study of two forms of hypnotherapy (directed at stress reduction or energy intake reduction), vs dietary advice alone in 60 obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea on nasal continuous positive airway pressure treatment. ~J Stradling, … Read More
In 1999 the British Medical Journal advanced its opinion that hypnosis was effective for many more things including relief from the treatments of cancer, panic disorders, insomnia, phobias, obesity, pain, asthma, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
HOW HYPNOSIS CAN HELP WITH FERTILITY By now we all know about the mind-body connection. What was not known until recently is that fertility is also part that process, and stress plays a huge role—and a negative one—in a woman’s ability to conceive. A woman … Read More
Hypnosis is known to change brain wave activity substantially. And when you access the subconscious mind change tends to remain in place far, far longer than taking a pill nightly/daily does.
For many who have used it, hypnosis is a proven cancer therapy. For some time now I’ve used acupuncture and/or hypnosis with cancer patients in my New York clinic. Depending on the expectations, we get excellent results. It is essential to have clearly defined expectations, and then to go about seeking to surpass them. And while some would call this … Read More
Sports Hypnosis: Ever been in the Zone? If you’re curious how sports hypnosis works, think back to a time when you were performing at your peak levels. Recall how it felt, where everything was flowing and you were in complete control. And now, try to recall your mental state, your level of focus. Chances are you were fully engaged in … Read More
Pre-Surgery Self Hypnosis Helps Your Body Heal Hypnosis can be very beneficial prior to undergoing surgery or any invasive or frightening medical procedure. Your subconscious is responsible for many functions, including your blood pressure, heart rate, vasoconstriction or vasodilatation. All these functions have a direct influence on how much you bleed during surgery. I sometimes will prepare my clients for surgery by … Read More