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Is looking at hypnosis spirals good for curing anxiety?

Is looking at hypnosis spirals good for curing anxiety?

A band aid : Many may disagree but anxiety has many causes both psychologically and medically. A detailed history and physical and labs studies are essential especially for establishing a baseline. Albeit uncommon sometime some very serious conditions initially present as "just anxiety". ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hypnosis (Definition)

Hypnosis has been shown in some studies to help with nausea and vomiting. The term "hypnosis" comes from the Greek word hypnos, meaning "sleep." Hypnotherapists use exercises that bring about deep relaxation and an altered state of consciousness, also known as a trance. A person in a deeply focused state is unusually responsive to an idea or image, but this does not mean that a hypnotist can control the person's mind and free will. On the contrary, hypnosis can actually teach people how to master their own states of awareness. By doing so they can affect their own bodily ...Read more


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What is hypnosis?

What is hypnosis?

Heightened focus: Hypnosis is by definition a heightened state of focus and concentration. By tapping into unconscious processes, post-hypnotic suggestions can be used by a skilled practitioner to help treat many different symptoms including anxiety, depression, motivation problems, smoking cessation, and others. Go to asch.Org for more info. ...Read more

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Is hypnosis dangerous?

Hypnosis: In the hands of a clinically licensed and experienced practitioner, hypnosis is not dangerous -- and may be helpful. Outside these criteria, it's hard to comment on safety or correct application. ...Read more

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Does hypnosis work for anxietyk?

Yes..: But you have to be sensitive to the treatment. Not everybody gets hypnotized deep enough to respond in the desirable way. Is better to identify the cause of the anxiety and see a psychologist or a counselor or a medical doctor. ...Read more

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What is role of hypnosis in health?

Breaking habits: Hypnosis can be helpful in eliminating several habits and obsessions, such as smoking, over eating, and other unwanted habits that can affect your health. The technique involves trance induction in combination with suggestions. The method can also help with ego strength, anxiety, etc. Best to see a qualified therapist who practices hypnosis as part of overall treatment. ...Read more

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Could hypnosis help mentally ill people?

Could hypnosis help mentally ill people?

Hypnosis Heals Fears: Mental Illness associated with depression and anxiety can very much benefit from Hypnotherapy, especially when combined with Depth Psychology. ...Read more

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Does hypnosis really work, or is it a scam?

No scam: hypnosis may work for certain issues like recalling memories that may be too traumatic for the conscious mind to want to recollect. The fact is that one has to be able to release themselves to the person who is guiding them through the hypnosis. If one cannot do that, then it is difficult to be hypnotized. There is a great deal of evidence that supports hypnosis also. ...Read more

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What effect does working out have in hypnosis?

What effect does working out have in hypnosis?

Reverse?: I am guessing you are asking if hypnosis can help motivate you to work out. (correct me if I am wrong!). Hypnosis can help some people get into the habit of exercising regularly, which can then take on a life of its own--to your benefit. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get benefit under hypnosis?

Specific goals: The best way to benefit from hypnosis is to see a professional who has been properly trained. It works best for anxiety and stress related disorders. Have specific goals. ...Read more

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What to do if i faked my hypnosis session yesterday?

You can expect : no improvement. Faking or lying to your therapist/hypnotist only misled you. They need honest feedback in order to best help you. If you weren't relaxed enough, ask for more suggestion and time to relax before they implant suggestions. This process requires trust and honesty on both parties to work. Try again tell them what happened. They will understand and be glad you told the truth hopefully! ...Read more

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