The Myriad Ways in Which Hypnosis Can Help

May 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Hypnotherapy

Hypnosis has been a part of so many facets of life that it has even played its role in entertaining people. There were stage hypnotists who made frequent appearance on TV or other media, either to convince people of the power of hypnotism or to entertain people by showing how hypnosis works. This has sometimes made people to view hypnosis as a part of the entertainment industry and overlook its high therapeutic value.

In reality, the curative power of hypnosis, in relation to many health problems, is substantial. Hypnotherapy helps a lot in getting rid of addictions. Many a smoker has managed to kick off his addiction by resorting to hypnosis. There is also weight loss hypnosis which helps weight loss aspirants to stick to a diet or do the necessary exercises. Hypnosis also helps in remedying many other health related problems directly or indirectly.

Hypnotherapy is very helpful in the field of pain relief or analgesics. Controlling pain, whether it is chronic or sudden, is an important part of treatment in every system of medicine. Very often, even after a successful treatment, a patient has to put up with a lot of pain and hypnotism can help here. Under hypnosis, the subconscious mind can be trained to accept that there is no pain and this belief will translate to the conscious mind to convince the patient that he is not under pain.

Many health-related problems can be cured by hypnosis and anxiety is one of them. Anxiety is acknowledged as a condition of mind by all systems of medicine, and the discipline of hypnotism also contributes to this. Hypnotherapists believe that many people have an inborn fear of getting dropped, and of loud noises. And hypnotherapy can be extremely effective in curing this phobia.

IBS, or Irritable bowel syndrome, is another problem which is amenable to treatment by hypnosis. Hypnotherapists effectively treat IBS, which affects the colon, and is manifested as abdominal pains, cramps, or bloating. Likewise, under the power of hypnosis, people with hemorrhoids also get substantial relief.

Another area where hypnosis can help is the palliative care of cancer. Chemotherapy, while it is effective in destroying cancer cells, has very negative side effects. Hypnotherapy experts can help the patients in controlling the constant nausea and weakness that is part of chemotherapy as well as the mental tension resulting from the loss of hair, or the fear of the disease itself. Hypnosis also helps in solving gynecological problems like irregular menstrual cycles.

Besides these areas of pain and tension management listed above, hypnosis can help positively in an array of mental and physical complaints. Hypnotism works by making the person believe that he is hale and hearty. As such, the scope of hypnosis can be extended to many types of ailments. And the number of problems that respond positively to hypnotherapy are increasing every day.

If you want to get a good hypnotherapist, click on the link It is the URL of The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and they have a list of well qualified hypnotists and hypnotherapists to help you.