7 Brain Foods for Kids

7 Brain Foods for Kids Children’s brains grow and change rapidly. The foods they eat are important. “These years are critical for brain development, and what they eat affects focus and cognitive skills,” says psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, co-author of The Happiness Diet and Fifty Shades of Kale. These seven foods can help kids stay sharp and affect how their…

How does Hypnosis Decrease the Risk of Side Effects for Crohn’s Patients after surgery?

Hypnosis works on the body, says Laurie Keefer, the director of psychosocial research in gastroenterology at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. It has been shown to alter pain perception and suppress the secretion of stress hormones. When people are in the extremely relaxed, focused state induced by hypnosis, they are open to therapeutic suggestion and…

Can You Be Hypnotized?

As a hypnotist I have worked with various clients caring for difficulties from chronic pain to poor study habits. Andrea was a few minutes late for our first session as she was standing outside my office building lighting, what she thought would be, her last cigarette. As this habit had developed so had her severe asthma and a…