Smoking Cessation and Hypnotherapy

By Jo Moon / September 1, 2008

There is nothing that I like more than helping someone dodge a lethal bullet to their health.

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

By Jo Moon / August 16, 2008

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…

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Controlling Pain with Hypnosis

By Jo Moon / July 25, 2008

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…

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ABC News on the Benefits of Medical Support Hypnotism

By Jo Moon / June 20, 2008

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

By Jo Moon / June 8, 2008

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…

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Weight Loss Hypnosis in Springfield, MO

By Jo Moon / June 2, 2008

Is losing weight your achilles heel with beach days so near?   Has your doctor told you to diet or die?   Need to increase your exercise motivation?   Want to cut your dependence on soft drinks and sweets?   Hypnosis is a safe, natural and effective way to easily release excess weight. Jo Moon, CHt. offers…

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Using Hypnosis for Hernia Surgery

By Jo Moon / June 1, 2008

        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…

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Using Hypnotherapy Prior to a Breast Biopsy

By Jo Moon / May 30, 2008

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…

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Using Hypnotism Hypnotherapy for Cancer Care

By Jo Moon / May 28, 2008

     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…

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By Jo Moon / May 27, 2008

  Hypno-Beginning® for Safe Comfortable Childbirth           According to a 1990 study in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, women using self-hypnosis for childbirth have shorter labors, use less medication, experience less pain, and have babies with higher Apgar scores.           Childbirth is no longer as your mother described it. It isn’t the…

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By Jo Moon / May 27, 2008

                  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 have recovered from critical…

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