The Power of Hypnosis

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Hypnosis is a powerful medical tool. Mayo Clinic devotes an area to the use of hypnosis. The primary reason is that it works. Of course, placebos also work. This is probably the reason that the hypnosis is so effective in many areas of medicine. Just like the placebo, the belief of a healing enters the mind and when it’s strong enough, the healing occurs. Originally, hypnosis was primarily for the treatment of pain. Often birthing centers offered the option of hypnosis to the soon-to-be mother to relieve the pain of […]

Relief From Pain Without Chemicals

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Modern doctors are looking at the danger of addiction and overdose when they use drugs as a form of pain control and turning to other than mainstream methods. For many years, hypnosis was part of the birthing process for women that didn’t want to experience pain, wanted to remain alert and didn’t want the risk that a spinal block posed. They practiced hypnosis for several months during their pregnancy and when the time came for delivery, the hypnotherapist, often a nurse with a specialist degree, accompanied the women into the […]