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Women Unite… and Untie

Anyone close to me will know I’ve had a bit of a moan lately about women’s lot.  Many of us of a certain age watched Davina McCall’s “Sex, Myths and the Menopause” last week and from the comments I’ve seen on social media women are incensed. For fifty percent of the human population to go through …

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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 Imperial College in London. Using functional brain imaging, he also found that …

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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 unconsciousness. This is medical rather than stage or movie …

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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 on a gurney, alert and calm, taking deep breaths at her hypnotherapist’s instruction. Thomas counted …

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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 during the operation on her right foot. The 59-year-old nurse – …

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