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Hypnosis, Cost Effective

ScienceDaily (July 5, 2011) — Treating chronic migraines with behavioral approaches — such as relaxation training, hypnosis and biofeedback — can make financial sense compared to prescription-drug treatment, especially after a year or more, a new study found.   Longtime behavioral therapy researcher and practitioner Dr. Donald Penzien, University of Mississippi Medical Center professor of psychiatry, coauthored the study. He said the costs of prescription prophylactic drugs — the kind chronic migraine sufferers take every day to prevent onset — […]

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Hypnosis before anaesthetics

Prior to the invention of chemical anaesthetics, back when patients were still being operated on whilst fully conscious, and often held down screaming, the Scottish Surgeon James Esdaile (1808–1859) reported on 350 major operations he had performed using hypnosis as the only form of pain management. In his book ‘Mesmerism in India’, published in 1850, Esdaile describes 250 various surgeries using hypnosis for anaesthesia. In it Esdaile pointed out significant reductions in rates of mortality, morbidity and postoperative complications as a […]

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Does hypnotherapy really work or is it all in the mind?

From Health & Wellbeing…What’s good for you. Monday June 26 2006   http://health.ninemsn.com.au/whatsgoodforyou/theshow/694457/does-hypnotherapy-work-or-is-it-all-in-the-mind Is hypnotherapy a useful method in treating certain problems? Or is it just a big con? People with addictions and phobias are increasingly turning to hypnotherapy to solve their problems. But the sceptics, and there are still many, believe it’s just a con, a voodoo science. So we’ve put hypnotherapy in the spotlight — does it actually work? Or is it all in the mind? Stage hypnotists such as Martin […]

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