Hypnotherapy, which is a form of therapy that uses either hypnosis alone or as a supplementary treatment, can be beneficial for your health in many ways.
These are six common issues that hypnosis can address:
1. Trouble sleeping, insomnia, and sleepwalking
If you have trouble falling asleep or sleepwalking, hypnosis might be a useful tool. Hypnosis may be able to relax you enough to help you fall asleep more easily if you suffer from insomnia.
Hypnosis can help you avoid sleepwalking escapades if you are a sleepwalker.
Hypnosis is also a great option if you want to get a better night’s sleep. Self-hypnosis can help you increase your sleep time and deep sleep, which is the kind of sleep that will leave you feeling refreshed when you wake up.
Hypnosis, a relaxation technique that includes hypnosis, can help ease anxiety. People with anxiety that stems from a chronic condition such as heart disease or generalized anxiety disorders are more likely to benefit from hypnosis.
If you suffer from phobias, a type of anxiety disorder in which you are fearful of anything that is not a threat to your health, hypnosis might be le to help.
What it does: Hypnosis helps to ease anxiety by encouraging the body to relax through the use of a phrase or other nonverbal cue. This will slow down breathing, lower blood pressure, and give you a sense of well-being.
3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Symptoms
Clinical studies have consistently shown that hypnosis is effective in treating IBS. Hypnosis can be used to treat IBS, which is an abdominal condition caused by the bowels.
How it works Hypnosis allows you to relax gradually, providing soothing imagery as well as sensations that help with your symptoms.
4. Chronic pain
Hypnosis can ease pain, such as after surgery or from tension headaches. It can also help with chronic pain. Hypnosis can provide relief for people suffering from pain due to conditions such as arthritis, cancer, sickle-cell disease, and fibromyalgia.
5. Stop Smoking
It is difficult to quit smoking. You have many options to quit smoking, including prescription medication and nicotine patches. Although research is still ongoing, many people have reported that hypnosis helped them quit smoking.
Working one-on-one is the best way to use hypnosis for smoking cessation. A hypnotherapist can tailor the sessions to your needs.
How it works To have hypnosis work for smoking cessation you must be truly interested in quitting smoking. There are two possible ways that hypnosis works. The first is to help find a healthy and effective substitute action. This will then be guided by your subconscious towards that habit. You could try chewing gum or going for a walk. The second step is to teach your brain to associate smoking with unpleasant feelings, such as a bad taste or foul odor.
6. Weight Loss
There aren’t enough studies to prove that hypnosis can help with weight loss. However, some studies have shown a modest weight loss of about 6 pounds in 18 months. Hypnotherapy works best when combined with diet and exercise modifications.
What it does: Hypnotizing means that your attention is focused and intensely focused. This increases your ability to pay attention to and respond to suggestions to change your behavior, such as eating healthier or exercising more, which can help you lose weight.
Hypnotherapy for anxiety Sydney is something you should seriously consider. Book your session online using our booking system.