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Pain-free surgery – by Hypnosis

Pain-free surgery – by Hypnosis

A British woman has undergone major surgery on her foot without an anaesthetic after she hypnotised herself into feeling no pain. Bernadine Coady insists that she could not feel anything as a surgeon cut skin and muscle, sawed through two bones and stretched tendons...

Hypnosis for IVF evidence

Hypnosis for IVF evidence

If Israeli professor Eliahu Levitas has his way, women undergoing IVF will all have the benefit of hypnosis as his research shows how it can significantly increase IVF success rates.   According to Levitas’s team from Soroka Hospital in Beersheva, hypnosis can double...

Managing your Anger

Managing your Anger

Everyone feels their anger is justified when they're actually angry. Equally, we've all looked back and realised we may have overreacted. But for some people, anger can become a problem that needs to be addressed. Understanding anger It's important to realise several...

Mind Over Body in Cancer Care

Mind Over Body in Cancer Care

Source: Times Hypnosis, often thought of as a party piece where suggestible people are made fools of, is being given a new lease of life. Dr Leslie Walker, a lecturer in mental health at the University of Aberdeen, has found it a useful tool for cancer patients...

Helping hand for Healing: Your Health

Helping hand for Healing: Your Health

Source: The Express Complementary therapies can be free on the NHS for patients recovering from serious illnesses but it's up to you to find out what's on offer. Joanne O'Connell reports When Julie Wray was told last June that she had breast cancer, she faced six...

Cancer Patients Can Live Longer by Staying Calm

Cancer Patients Can Live Longer by Staying Calm

Relaxation Techniques can prolong the lives of cancer patients by between two and three years, research shows. A 13-year study of patients with lymph cancers found that hypnotherapy and relaxation exercises could prolong the lives of sufferers who are also receiving...

Hypnosis could banish hay fever

Hypnosis could banish hay fever

Hay fever sufferers could benefit from using self-hypnosis, researchers say. A Swiss team at Basle University taught 66 people with hay-fever the art of hypnosis and found it helped them alleviate symptoms such as runny nose. The volunteers also took their regular...

Hypnosis: Focusing subconscious on change

Hypnosis: Focusing subconscious on change

Learn how hypnosis can help you cut back on medications, quit bad habits, and ease stress. Forget the stage-show stereotypes. Hypnosis has helped people cut back on pain, anxiety, and depression medications, resolve intestinal problems, quit smoking, even have less...