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French Doctors Get Serious About Hypnotherapy

For maladies from stress to unexplained itching and bulimia, hypnosis is increasingly establishing itself as a therapeutic tool among bona fide medical professionals. Nathalie Bensahel (2015-05-22) Listen to my voice PARIS — They’re sitting face to face, barely one meter separating the … Continue reading

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Medical Hypnosis

“Pauline is 27 years old and wants to put an end to what she calls small addictions: snacking, smoking and drinking too much…she’s decided to try hypnosis” Information from Euronews, 16/07/12. Original source by clicking here.

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The Benefits of Bilingualism: training your brain to focus on what you decide, like in a hipnotic state

“The key difference between bilinguals and monolinguals may be more basic: a heightened ability to monitor the environment. “Bilinguals have to switch languages quite often — you may talk to your father in one language and to your mother in … Continue reading

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Surgery under hypnosis

In an operating theatre in the Saint Luc University hospital in Brussels, the anaesthetist is also a hypnotist. Belgium is in the forefront of using hypnotism for surgery, more so than, for instance, France, Switzerland or the US. Compared to … Continue reading

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Self- hypnosis can help induce anaesthesia for surgery

Self-induced hypnosis for bilateral ankle arthroscopy Hypnosis in surgery has been studied as an adjuvant to conscious sedation, and a technique for pain and distress management. A recent review of such studies indicated that there is a growing body of … Continue reading

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Functional Neuroanatomy of the Hypnotic State

Read this article Feymonville 06 to discover how the hypnotic state activates parts of the brain different from those activated at the time of simply reviewing memories from a normal state of alertness or rest. Compared to a normal stae … Continue reading

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Eating less helps seniors avoid memory loss, stay mentally fit, according to study

Correlation found between high caloric intake and mild cognitive impairment in people over 70 In a study to be presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in April, US researchers say they found a correlation … Continue reading

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