Hypnosis and hypnotherapy has been used to help with many life issues.
The BMA (British Medical Association) confirmed in the lates 1950’s hypnosis effectiveness in helping reduce stress and anxiety.
A Manchester hospital uses hypnosis to help its patients with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) to control and manage their symptoms.
A Scottish dentist recently demonstrated on television how self hypnosis can help control pain.
Although this is not a complete list, here are just some ailments and issues that hypnosis has been used for.
Smoking, Stress, Motivation, Confidence, Weight and Self Esteem
Redundancy, Doubts, Eating Problems, Anxiety, Achievement and Assertiveness
Alcohol, Obsessions, Performance, Panic Attacks and Insomnia
Sadness, Relationships, Blushing, Skin Problems and Phobias
Unemployment, Sweating, Fertility, Gambling, Communication and Timidity
Pregnancy, Childbirth, Relationships, Performance Fears, Sexuality and Ulcers
Driving Nerves, Spiders, Impotence, Stomach Issues, Exam Nerves and Flying
Bereavement, Stage Fright, Driving, Guilt, Pain, and Presentations
Claustrophobia, Frustration, Eczema, Concentration, Agoraphobia and Frigidity
Restless Legs, Memory, Birds, Love, Tinnitus, Assertiveness and Water phobias
In 1955 the British Medical Association reports that hypnosis was a valuable medical tool. In 1958 the American Medical Association states that hypnosis as a viable scientific process. In 1962 the American Psychiatric Association recognises that hypnosis was a viable modality to treat some psychological problems