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Surgery

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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Using Hypnosis for Hernia Surgery

        Recently I worked with a gentleman in his late sixties who was entering the hospital for an outpatient hernia surgery. He was nervous about the surgery as he is the type of person who has a negative opinion regarding conventional medicine and anything having to do with hospitals. In fact, he had been delaying the surgery for ...

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Using Hypnotherapy Prior to a Breast Biopsy

There was a national news story that came out in the summer of 2007 about the use of hypnosis for women undergoing breast biopsies. It appeared on ABC News on August 28. A few things that stand out from this report are that after a short hypnosis session: women spent less time in the operating room, required less chemical anesthesia, and ...

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Using Hypnotism Hypnotherapy for Cancer Care

     Today I want to say a few things about the use of hypnosis for people facing cancer. First - it helps. I know it helps because I am a cancer survivor and the use of hypnotherapy changed the way I experienced cancer.      To begin, hypnosis is commonly used to assist people in removing fears and apprehensions in their lives. When ...

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HYPNOSIS, HYPNOTHERAPY, SELF-HYPNOSIS: ACCELERATED HEALING USING SELF-HYPNOSIS

                  People around the world use self-hypnosis. When you get right down to it, nearly everyone has the capacity to enter into this natural state to strengthen the mind/body connection and tap into the inner healing power of their subconscious mind. It has been recorded throughout history that patients ...

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