Contrary to the perception created by stage hypnosis from whom one could easily perceive hypnosis to be the work of sorcerers and scam artists, hypnosis can play a valuable part in protecting and promoting health.
The hypnosis I am referring to is not the “You are getting very sleepy..." that one is used to see in pop culture references, but a clinical procedure used in conjunction with other therapies and treatments.
Hypnosis is very effective when it is conducted by properly trained and credentialed health care professionals - Certified Hypnotherapists that are trained in the use of hypnosis, passed the theoretical and practical exams and work within the limits of their professional expertise.
The "state of inner absorption, concentration and focused attention” brought on by hypnosis helps one apply one’s mind more effectively and harnessing the powers of the mind. This phenomenon has inspired researchers and clinicians in various fields to explore the use of hypnosis in a number of health outcomes.
Hypnotherapy uses mental imagery (facilitated by a hypnotherapist or one's self) to induce a "trance-like state" of increased focus. It's typically described as feeling calm and relaxing. Mayo Clinic’s experience is that it usually opens people up to the power of suggestion.
Hypnosis increasingly improves many of health outcomes. Here are some of those science -backed benefits to consider:
1. Hypnosis helps improve deep sleep.
2. It eases symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
3. Hypnosis quell hot flashes.
4. Hypnosis eases anxiety and calm nerves.
Hypnosis eases anxiety by encouraging your body to activate its natural relaxation response through, slowing breathing, lowering blood pressure, and instilling an overall sense of well-being.
5. Hypnosis is a helpful tool in managing sleepwalking.
6. Hypnosis helps to manage phobia
8. Hypnosis help with pain relieve — like what’s experienced after surgery or from migraines or tension headaches. And it can help with chronic pain, too. People with pain related to conditions like arthritis, cancer, sickle cell disease, and fibromyalgia, — as well as people who have lower-back pain — may experience relief from hypnosis.
9. Hypnosis is effective for quit smoking, and
10. Weight Loss
Hypnosis is very effective when it is conducted by properly trained and credentialed health care professionals - Certified Hypnotherapists that are trained in the use of hypnosis, passed the theoretical and practical exams, and work within the limits of their professional expertise.
Rates are R275/30 minutes; R500/hour and R650/therapy session of 1 and a half hours