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Hypnosis Really Changes Your Mind

Hypnosis Really Changes Your Mind

Hypnosis is more than just a party trick, it measurably changes how the brain works, says a UK researcher. Hypnosis significantly affects the activity in a part of the brain responsible for detecting and responding to errors, says John Gruzelier, a psychologist at...

Hypnotism: It’s all in the mind

Hypnotism: It’s all in the mind

Once regarded as a cheap stage trick, hypnotism is proven to be a powerful medical treatment - and now it's available on the NHS. Roger Dobson reports There's no magic, no swinging pendulums or swaying watches, and no one is counting backwards as they slump into...

Passing exams? It’s all in the mind

Passing exams? It’s all in the mind

Source: Daily Mail FOR most pupils, half-term break has just ended but already many parents are making plans for the Easter holidays. Perhaps unfortunately for their children, these increasingly involve enrolling them in revision classes in an attempt to improve their...

Look into my eyes… You won’t feel a thing

Look into my eyes… You won’t feel a thing

Source: telegraph.co.uk Hypnotherapy is increasingly recognised as a safe and effective way of blocking out pain during operations and helping women in childbirth. Lucie Hoe reports Fearing pain in operations is understandable. So, would you believe it possible to...

Soon you will enter a deep trance…

Soon you will enter a deep trance…

Some doctors use it to treat insomnia, asthma and eczema. Others to calm migraines and irritable bowels, and to reduce anxiety. Yet, even though the use of hypnosis is on the increase across the medical profession, no one understands how it works. Some experts even...

Does it work? Hypnotherapy for IBS

Does it work? Hypnotherapy for IBS

Source: telegraph.co.uk Barbara Lantin investigates an unconventional treatment for reducing gut sensitivity Between five and eight million people in the UK suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and many can find no treatment that brings relief. Although the...

Mind Over Medicine

Mind Over Medicine

Shelley Thomas, 53, was wheeled into an anteroom at London's Middlesex Hospital in preparation for pelvic surgery. A patient going into that operation is usually given a mix of painkilling narcotics and nerve-quelling tranquilizers. But not Thomas. Instead she rested...