Obesity

Move

Move: For most of us, when we were a child, it was a simple thing. You are designed to walk, run, jump, and move items. But as you got older, how often did you use your body less and less? How often do you sit, remaining in that same position, repeating it each day?  …

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3 Simple Tricks for Eating Less Sugar

Did you know that sugar is highly addictive? Consider this:   White sugar’s chemical formula is C12H22O11. Pure cocaine’s chemical formula is C17H21NO4.   The resemblance is quite striking, isn’t it?   Scientists are still disputing the effect sugar has on our brain and body. Nonetheless, its addictive component has been recognized, helping us understand…

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How Can Hypnotherapy Help Prepare Overweight Patients for Surgery?

We know that obesity and smoking are major burdens on the US healthcare system. Despite public health efforts, over two-thirds of US adults are considered overweight or obese.[1] This increases their risk of a number of medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and some types of cancer.[2] High BMI (Body Mass Index) also reduces…

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Hypnotherapy Can Help You Achieve Behavior Change

Do you remember The Biggest Loser, a reality show that featured overweight contestants trying to lose weight? Bombarded with different activities and interventions, a lot of the participants lost a considerable amount of weight. Have you ever wondered if they kept it off? Six years after the original show, a research team from the National…

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Weight Loss is Faster Using Hypnotherapy  

Are you struggling to shed some extra pounds, lose a little weight? Do you find it difficult to muster enough energy to hit the gym? Do you use food for comfort? Have you tried every diet possible and failed? You’re not alone. Obesity is one of the most significant health challenges of the 21st century.…

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Do Our Genes Make Us Look Fat?

When interviewing a prospective hypnosis client, a weight loss candidate, she commented on she noticed that some of her friends were able to eat large amounts of food, yet remain thin. Her statements included “It seems like when Emma eats; I’m the one who gains weight!”  I also heard her self-criticism,  “I am big-boned.” “I…

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Can Hypnosis Help Me Lose Weight During The Holidays?

  Overall  Statistics According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2014 more than 1.9 billion adults and 41 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese. The amount of obese people has nearly doubled from 1980 to 2008. Overweight issues were associated with the countries with a high level of income, but…

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What Effect Does Obesity Have On Our Joints?

The rate of obesity is continuing to grow in the United States. It affects the length of a hospital stay and medical cost. Differences in the duration of hospitalization may arise due to obese patients are medically more unstable. Still, not all obese patients experience an adverse medical event. But, obesity does increase the risk…

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