The effectiveness of Hypnosis

This article*, written by Mike Bundrant appeared in Natural News in April 2013. It describes the ways hypnosis influences the various frequency waves produced in the human brain and talks about a range of empirical evidence showing the positive physiological effects of hypnosis.

The validity of therapeutic hypnosis as a complementary modality is becoming recognized, […]

How Effective is Hypnosis?

How effective is Hypnosis?

It’s an important question, especially for anybody considering using hypnosis to address one of the many problems where it can be of real benefit.

Over the last hundred years, there has been a huge amount of research, including well designed clinical studies, provingt hypnotherapy’s efficacy.

Below is a review of just […]

Using Hypnosis for Spinal Cord Injury Pain Management

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Presented on September 11, 2007, by Shelley Wiechman, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Wiechman discusses what hypnosis is, how it is used to treat pain, and what the research on hypnosis for treating pain shows so far.

She […]

Hypnotherapy and Self Confidence

People who are self confident and self-assured tend to be those who are naturally sociable, who achieve success in their chosen profession or career and who take full advantage of all opportunities that come their way in life. People are attracted to confident people and enjoy spending time in their company: they tend to be […]

A Brief History of Hypnosis

We’ve been using hypnosis for rather a long time; longer, it turns out, than medicine as a practice has been around.

More than 3000 years ago it was used in India, and in the British Museum there is a bas relief taken from a tomb in Thebes that shows an Egyptian hypnotist and his patient.

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Hypnotherapy in Dentistry

Hypnosis is becoming widely used in dentistry, especially in cases where side effects make the use of certain drugs problematic.

Fear of needles and involuntary gagging, both of which dentists encounter in the patients from time to time, respond extremely well to hypnotherapy.

In this a paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, […]

Hypnotherapy and Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety is a strong fear of being in a situation with other people where we might be judged by them and or become acutely embarrassed.This fear can be so strong that it gets in the way of going to work or school or doing other everyday things.

Everyone has felt anxious or […]

Hypnotherapy and Vaginismus

Many studies have shown that hypnotherapy is highly effective in the treatment of vaginismus and in the control of the extremely painful spasms associated with it.

In a study published in ScienceDirect’*, Reza Pourhosein and Zeynab Bahrami Ehsan of the Department of Psychology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, and the Department of Psychology, University of […]

Hypnotherapy and Female Sexual Response

‘Hypnotherapy was used as the method of treatment in seventy-six cases of frigidity with seventy-two of them showing rather dramatic improvement, Direct hypnotic suggestion as well as hypnoanalysis were both used in securing these results. The effects of this treatment are presented in tabulation form, are discussed in detail and show hypnotherapy to be a […]

Hypnosis and Asthma

As early as 1968 the British Medical Journal published details of a study conducted for the Research Committee of the British Tuberculosis Association*

The study was an investigation of hypnosis in asthma among patients aged 10 to 60 years with paroxysmal attacks of wheezing or tight chest capable of relief by bronchodilators.

“Independent clinical […]