Archive for November 2014

Is Hypnosis An Effective Treatment?

  Hypnosis can be used effectively to treat a range of health conditions. My initial experiences with dermatological and gastrointestinal patients had good results, as the skin and intestinal tract are areas of the body where stress is commonly conveyed. I have also observed an effective response to hypnosis when assisting patients with weight loss and maintenance…

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What is hypnosis?

Fikri Rasyid   The word “hypnosis” is a derivative of the Greek word hypnos, meaning “sleep”. The hypnosis practitioner uses various procedures that bring about deep relaxation and a deeply focused state that allows an individual to be unusually responsive to an idea or image, but this does not mean that the hypnosis practitioner can control…

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Facts and Findings

Did you know… In 1958, the American Medical Association approved the use of hypnosis by properly trained professionals and recommended that it not be used for entertainment purposes. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of California researched the use of hypnosis and guided imagery prior to surgery and found a $2000 savings because of less medication, less nausea…

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What responds to hypnosis?

  Natanael Melchor Hypnosis is utilized in many areas of healthcare from pre-op preparation to post-op care, within the dentist’s office and even in the home care setting. Clinical studies suggest that hypnosis may improve immune function, increase relaxation, decrease stress, and ease pain and feelings of anxiety. Hypnosis can decrease anxiety and fear that…

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