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NHS should offer hypnosis as standard says new report

Hypnosis should become a standard technique on the NHS to treat a range of conditions according to a new report. The hypnosis and psychosomatic medicine section of the Royal Society of Medicine says the technique can be used to relieve pain and treat stress related conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome. by Graham Satchell

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EMDR and Flying Phobias

An Example of The Use of EMDR for Treatment of Fears of Flying by Ronald M. Doctor, Ph.D. Typologies for the Fear of Flying: Implications for Flight Personnel and Therapists (Doctor & Seif, 2007) in which we describe the various types of fearful fliers we have encountered in clinical practice.  This  supplements and enriches the information contained […]

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Thoughts & Ideas

Thoughts and ideas: People can suffer from thoughts of low self-esteem, or obsessive thoughts about someone or something. They may not be able, for example, to get out of their minds the idea that they are suffering from an illness, despite medical reassurance, or that a partner is unfaithful. HYPNOTHERAPY can help the client to change such ideas. […]

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NRT ‘not effective’ for smoking cessation, research finds

By Elizabeth Smythe A new study has discovered that Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT) are not effective long-term smoking cessation methods, The Telegraph reports. The products, which include patches, inhalers, nasal sprays and gum, were investigated by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Massachusetts, who followed the progress of nearly 800 recent quitters over […]

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Hypnotherapy effective for smoking cessation, expert says

Hypnotherapy has been highlighted as a great way for habitual smokers to quit, so says The Daily Mirror. At this time of year, hundreds of people vow to give up smoking as one of their New Year resolutions. Sadly, large numbers fail to stick to their plan and reach their goal. However, “latest research” cited by the […]

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Fibromyalgia – A Pain You Must Live With?

Fibromyalgia symptoms Are you looking for information about the symptoms of fibromyalgia? Here is an overview of the symptoms and signs of fibromyalgia that you can use to help you talk with your doctor. The main fibromyalgia symptoms include deep muscle pain, painful trigger points or tender points, and morning stiffness. Other major symptoms of […]

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Smoking Kills

There is no doubt that smoking kills. The annual global death toll as a result of tobacco is currently six million people, 1 that is currently one person dying every six seconds as a result of tobacco, and contributes to most cancers including lip, mouth, throat, bladder, kidney, stomach, liver, and cervix. This statistic caused […]

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Phobias

People often experience an irrational fear of a variety of insects, animals, objects or situations and HYPNOTHERAPY is particularly renowned for its effectiveness in assisting sufferers to overcome these distressing and inhibiting conditions. …more to follow

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Change Bad Habits

Habits: People can find themselves in the grip of many habits that they seem unable to control, from something like nail-biting or smoking to more deep-seated compulsions. HYPNOTHERAPY, using hypnotic techniques, can help to remove habits with precision and again, a total freedom from side effects.