Many physical complaints can be moderated or even eliminated through hypnosis. Because
healing processes have a powerful unconscious psychological components
- the way we think and what we believe can determine both our psychological and physical
Pain and Allergies are indicators of insults to the system. Most people recognise
that symptoms like Itching and Sweating can be strongly affected by the way we notice
them. This same feedback system also can powerfully amplify Pain and Asthma as well
as many other symptoms.
Such conscious and unconscious feedback also affect Eczema, Psoriasis and other Skin
Conditions. Nervousness and other inner tensions are also often allied to bowel
upset & incontinence. Hypnosis is now a medically recognised treatment for such
conditions. (See - http://www.ibshypnosis.com/IBSresearch.html)
Conscious and unconscious assumptions about a condition can powerfully affect its
presentation and severity. Indeed our systems can become accidentally programmed
- not least by what others suggest or tell us - to amplify the unwanted effect.
Often the mind-body system uses physical or behavioural vulnerabilities to dump tensions.
These can also function as unconscious defence mechanisms to disguise or distract
from other difficulties.
Although epilepsy includes a whole class of neurological difficulties, where the
condition is already medically regulated, the frequency and severity of Epileptic
episodes often continue to be related to psychological conflict and tension in the
sufferer. The frequency of epileptic episodes often relates to patterns of underlying
difficulty which can be resolved. Ericksonian work - which pays very careful attention
to process details - can successfully identify and relieve many of the tensions that
Many other conditions commonly thought to be entirely physical can be treated in
a similar way. Amongst other conditions, Insomnia, Migraine Headaches, Irritable
Bowel Syndrome or IBS, ME and Arthritis can be profoundly improved or removed through
hypnosis. And although not commonly known, hypnosis is used to Induce or Assist Anaesthesia
and in Preparation for Major Surgery and Speeding Recovery - a result which has been
known since the Crimean War. Contact