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Medical Support Hypnosis

Will the Royal Birth of Duchess Kate Middleton’s Baby Be Made Easier Through Hypnosis?

Since Kate Middleton left the hospital last winter after a terrible bout of morning sickness, the British Press has been talking about her now using hypnosis to control her queasyness. And, in June, they began speculating about her use of self-hypnosis for the delivery. Here's a link to a ...

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Karen says, “I don’t smoke! Thank you.”

Recently Karen came to my office wanting to quit smoking. She has advanced emphysema and carries an oxygen tank with her wherever she goes. After 3 sessions, I received a phone message from her. Listen to Karen. In her own words she says: Karen and I don't smoke Imagine how free you'll feel once you, too, have kicked your old smoking habit ...

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Mesothelioma and Hypnosis

Today I was reading about Mesothelioma and came across a very supportive website: www.mesothelioma.com. On the site they have a very informative article about using hypnosis as a complementary therapy http://www.mesothelioma.com/alternative_hypnotherapy.htm during treatment. Here in Springfield, I offer hypnosis for cancer issues and find that ...

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CancerGuide Now in Springfield

I am so pleased to announce that in June 2009 I attended training with the Center for Mind/Body Medicine to become a CancerGuide. The training included lectures from leading experts from around the world. I met leading oncologists and scientists representing such institutions as Cancer Treatment Centers of America, MD Anderson, and the National ...

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Hypnosis Can Ease Pain of Childbirth from GMA

I hope you enjoy this excerpt from ABC's Good Morning America. To view the full article click here. Hypnosis Can Ease Pain of Childbirth May 7 Tania Lapointe is the happy mother of three young children. But when she recalls giving birth to her two boys, 5-year-old Guille and 2-year-old Philip, she is not exactly overcome by a warm, ...

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Hypnosis is Being Used to Help Kids Get Through Their Cancer Treatments

This morning I came across a FOX news report regarding a young boy, Anthony, who has been using hypnosis to get through his cancer treatment since being diagnosed with a brain tumor. This young man was suffering PTSD and insomnia as a result of his treatment.  Anthony's doctor utilized hypnosis, which is approved by the American Academy of ...

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Controlling Pain with Hypnosis

I was talking about pain today and how debilitating it can be. A good friend has Fibromyalgia and suffers with discomfort in all twelve of the sensitive points. Additionally, I have several relatives that are chronic suffers due to the effects of some long-term arthritis issues. When working with pain, it is important to understand that ...

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Woman Undergoes Knee Surgery without Anesthetic

I thought you'd be interested in seeing this video I have linked further down in the post. Recently, in the world news there have been a number of videos of surgeries performed without chemical anesthesia. The pain control method of choice is hypnosis. In Britain in the spring of 2008, a gentleman who has been a hypnotherapist for 30 years had ...

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ABC News on the Benefits of Medical Support Hypnotism

Today a friend sent a link to a very interesting YouTube video on the use of medical support hypnotism. It is a story covered on ABC Television News recently regarding the benefits of hypnosis. The woman in the interview was using hypnosis for pain connected with breast surgery. (See my post from May 30, 2008 under Medical Support Hypnosis)....

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Easing the Fear of Surgery through Hypnosis

There seems to be a nearly universal truth about going into surgery:  no matter how calm a person appears on the outside or how resigned they are as to what is about to unfold, they are running the "what if" scenario in their mind. What if I have pain? What if it doesn't work? What if I have complications? What if I don't wake up? What if (you ...

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