A physician was asking me yesterday, “How can hypnotherapy work with a patient who is addicted to pain medication? s
Here are some of the symptoms:
1)Depression, not wanting to get out of bed in the morning
2)Being unable to sleep, tossing and turning all night
3)Feeling like nothing really matters, “What’s the use?” is a common expression
Hypnosis has proven to be extremely valuable in the treatment of cancer patients. Specific applications include: establishing rapport between the patient and members of the medical health team; control of pain with self-regulation of pain perception through the use of glove anesthesia, time distortion, amnesia, transference of pain to a different body
Childbirth is one of the most profound events a woman and couple will experience. Unfortunately, the experience can be fraught with anxiety, as well as fear of pain and loss of control. Often during childbirth, those fears/anxiety transfer into a fight-or-flight response. This automatic physiological response increases her perception of pain intensity
It has been highly researched and is now generally accepted that increased levels of stress greatly compromise our immune systems.
Researchers have determined that focused hypnosis and related visualization techniques can actually prevent the weakening of the immune response that often follows periods of acute stress. A new study suggests that
In March of 2007 my son Tommy was invited to a prom in Palm Beach, Florida. We live in Ohio so it meant he would stay with his date’s family. He asked if I could go with him as his date’s parents were long time family friends. My wife suggested I find a continuing education class in hypnosis available during the time I would be
I recently met two sweet sisters who sincerely wanted to stop sucking their thumbs (actually it was their fingers rather than thumb that they constantly had in their mouths). The girls were wearing braces but still could not stop the behavior.
Their single mother was also highly motivated to have the girls stop sucking their thumgs since she