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Medical Hypnosis, Alternative Medicine

 IS evidence-based and scientifically proven to influence a person’s health.

There are a tremendous number of conditions in medicine where hypnosis and hypnotherapy can be beneficial, such as pain, headaches, migraines, medical procedures, digestive disorders, skin problems, sexual dysfunctions as well as treating the side effects of cancer, chemotherapy and radiation.

Hypnosis is the original mind-body medicine, in fact has been employed with great success for more than two centuries.

Hypnosis for Pain Management

Hypnosis for pain management is not a newly invented therapy, but in fact has been used with great success for more than two centuries. Using hypnosis as a tool for pain relief is not experimental, it is in fact, true and proven.

There are two types of pain, acute and chronic. Acute pain is a necessary function because it signals that the body is in danger while chronic persistent pain is pain that has outlived its usefulness. More than 50 million Americans are partially or fully disabled by chronic pain.

Hypnosis can be an Alternative or Adjunct Treatment for Those in Pain

Pain

P.E.T. scans show that hypnosis alleviates pain by decreasing the activity of brain areas involved in the experience of suffering. Hypnosis is accomplished by a combination of confidence and suggestion, which can have marvelous results. It is not a medicine nor is it a “cure-all,” but rather a “tool” which can benefit one immensely.

Why Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy?

  • Changes stress the response
  • Improves health
  • Gives control
  • Endorsed by AMA 1958
  • It works
  • It’s simple
  • Around since the beginning of time

Gastrointestinal Disorders and Hypnosis

Stomach Ache

The application of hypnosis has been proven to be valuable in variety of gastrointestinal problems such as Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, colitis, and Crohn’s disease where the application of hypnosis has been proven to be valuable. Hypnosis can both stimulate and inhibit gastric secretion

Hypnosis Does Help Those Who Suffer From  Irritable Bowel Syndrome 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, known as IBS, is a frequent gastrointestinal condition that affects up to 25 and 45 million people in the United States.

IBS can cause debilitating abdominal pain, cramping, bloating and a sense of urgency to go to the toilet often several times. The discomfort of IBS can occur on a regular basis preventing a person from attending work, enjoying social events or achieving simple tasks such as going to the store.

There are multiple published research reports that have confirmed that hypnosis can help you break the cycle of pain, discomfort and anxiety related to IBS. Studies have also confirmed that thousands of people who have utilized hypnosis have had long- term improvement, or complete disappearance of symptoms, often with no recurrence. Hypnotherapy can find the root of the problem, and help you manage any stress that may be making the IBS worse. It will also help by providing positive suggestions to increase your confidence and your wellbeing while reducing sensitivity in your gut.

Treatment generally consists of 4 to 8 sessions. Clients are given CD’s and home exercises to use during the course of treatment in addition to the sessions.

Hypnosis Helps With Fertility

Pregnacy

Women using hypnosis during IVF became pregnant at a rate of 58% per cycle vs. 30% in the control group.

Hypnosis as an Adjunct Cancer Therapy

Cancer patients have a variety of issues that can be addressed through hypnosis. Hypnosis can help minimize anxiety and worry while enhancing coping abilities and confidence. It offers symptomatic relief from nausea, vomiting, pain, suffering, depression, and loss of self-worth. Hypnosis results in less time in the procedure room and cuts hospital costs by nearly 10%.

Benefits of Hypnosis in Cancer Care: Reduces Pain and nausea, Promotes Relaxation, Reduces Stress, Improves Quality of Life, Reduces stress and pain in biopsy, Reducer’s pre-surgery anxiety and stress, Can reduce surgical bleeding, Speeds recovery from operations, Enhances immune system. The utilizing hypnosis brings positive attitude into everyday life Lessens depression, anxiety, insomnia, and tension. Hypnosis also Enhances confidence, self esteem, coping abilities and self-efficacy.

Hypnosis is an Effective Treatment for Migraines and Tension Headaches.

Headache 2

Hypnosis appears to be far superior than pharmacological approaches alone. Individuals treated with hypnosis had a reduction of the severity of attacks and the number of attacks.

 

Dermatologic Conditions

Skin Rash

There are a variety of skin disorders in which hypnosis may contribute to a positive treatment outcome, including but not limited to, pruritus acne, psoriasis, eczema, warts and herpes simplex. Post-hypnotic suggestions may be used to reduce picking and scratching. When suggestions aren’t effective hypnotherapy gives a way of addressing the subconscious underlying reasons behind skin conditions.

Hypnosis Aids in Preparation for Surgery

Surgery Doctors

Operations on hypnotized persons averaged 17 minutes shorter than non-hypnotized. Benefits of pre-surgery hypnosis are: less anxiety, pain, medication fewer complications, shorter hospital stays, used and quicker recovery..

Hypnosis and Hypertension

Research has demonstrated that hypnosis has been effective in reducing hypertension. 

Medical Hypnosis Has Several Attractive Features

It is safe and does not produce adverse effects or drug interactions and people enjoy the hypnotic experience as they obtain relief without destructive or unpleasant effects.

There is no reduction of normal function or mental capacity and no development of tolerance to the hypnotic effect.

Self-hypnosis is a skill that individuals can easily learn

It provides a sense of mastery and control over their problems and it counters feelings of helplessness and powerlessness.

Hypnosis produces feelings of calmness and tranquility that allows the immune system to function at maximum level.

Using metaphors and suggestions during hypnosis that are meaningful to the individual will lessen depression, anxiety, insomnia, and tension.

Utilizing positive suggestions and post-hypnotic suggestions are used to reduce pre-surgical fears and apprehensions.

Hypnosis enhances confidence, self -esteem, coping abilities and self–efficacy. Once self-hypnosis is learned the individual can have maximum control and make constructive use of their days.

Hypnosis is not a substitute for appropriate and necessary medical attention, each individuals concern should be evaluated by a qualified health-care professional.

Should you need any information regarding hypnosis, hypnotherapy or self-hypnosis please feel free to call me, Tracey Tullis, M.Ed., Certified Hypnotherapist at 603-472-5455

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Hypnosis is not a substitute for appropriate and necessary medical attention. Each individuals concern should be evaluated by a qualified health-care professional.
Hypnosis has several attractive features

It is safe and does not produce adverse effects or drug interactions and people enjoy the hypnotic experience as they obtain relief without destructive or unpleasant affects.

There is no reduction of normal function or mental capacity and no development of tolerance to the hypnotic effect.

It is a skill that individuals can easily learn.

It provides a sense of mastery and control over their problems and it counters feelings of helplessness and powerlessness.

Hypnosis produces feelings of calmness and tranquility that allows the  immune system to function at maximum level.

Using metaphors and suggestions during hypnosis that are meaningful to the individual will lessen depression, anxiety, insomnia, and tension.

Utilizing positive suggestions and post-hypnotic suggestions are used to reduce pre-surgical fears and apprehensions.

Hypnosis enhances confidence, self esteem, coping abilities and selfefficacy

Once self-hypnosis is learned the individual can have maximum control and make constructive use of their days.