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Does hypnosis work for anxietyk?

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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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 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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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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How effective is self hypnosis?

How effective is self hypnosis?

Clinical hypnosis: By a licensed professional is best used in combination w/self-hypnosis. The doctor will teach you a way to hypnotize yourself and the combination maximizes effectiveness. Peace and good health. He/she may record sessions for your use at home. ...Read more

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What are hypnosis and self-hypnosis?

Altered state: Hypnosis is an altered state of deep relaxation and focused concentration where one is more open to suggestion. Self-hypnosis is the same state just self-induced as opposed to being induced by a hypnotist. Both can be used for therapeutic purposes. ...Read more

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Should i try hypnosis for psoriasis?

Should i try hypnosis for psoriasis?

Worth a try: Hypnosis has been shown to be quite effective for skin disorders. Try to find a practitioner who is skilled in both hypnosis and non-hypnotic behavioral health treatments. The american society of clinical hypnosis is a good place to locate a practitioner in your area. ...Read more

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