Medical and Health...
The use of hypnosis or hypnotherapy to treat disease or reduce pain
has been in use for more than half a century. The British Medical
Association approved the use of hypnotherapy in 1955. The American
Medical Association approved its use in 1958. In 1965 the Canadian
Medical Association accepted hypnosis as part of medical school
Many people have fears concerning their health and upcoming medical
procedures. Research done at major medical centers shows that when
hypnosis is used prior to surgery or other medical procedures,
patients are calmer, need less chemical anesthesia, recover with
fewer uncomfortable side effects and pain, and heal faster.
When hypnosis is added to standard care for cancer patients, they
experience less nausea and discomfort from chemotherapy and
radiation. Hypnosis is often used to alleviate asthma attacks, lower
blood pressure, calm irritable bowel syndrome, alleviate chronic
pain, and deal with a host of other medical condition.
From a financial perspective, research has indicated that the
addition of hypnosis brings down the cost of care due to shorter
procedure and recovery times and earlier discharge from hospitals.
Numerous clinical studies have proven that hypnosis is amazingly
effective in helping folks lose weight: Weight Control Surgery
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