Hypnosis News, Articles & Discoveries from Around the World - Great Life with Kymm Nelsen

As a Master Hypnotist and wellness educator, Kymm gathers information about the latest news regarding hypnosis.  In 1958 hypnosis was approved by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a valid medical treatment.  It is one of the most researched alternative health approaches used in clinical, coaching, and therapeutic modalities.   Learn more about hypnosis and discover the internal healing mechanism you have inside.

 Brain Activity Altered During and After Hypnosis
Sceptics argue that hypnotism – commonly used to treat pain, anxiety, and phobias – is an exaggerated form of social compliance. Prof Yadin Dudai, a researcher at The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, has proven the sceptics wrong.
The Times of India | 03 Feb 2008

  Hypnosis creates real measurable changes in the brain
A study into how people can be made to forget offers hope for the treatment of memory loss.
By Ruth Hill, The Dominion Post | Saturday, 02 February 2008

 Hypnosis and Behavioral Therapy eases Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
“… the great, great majority of patients — have not responded to medications and dietary changes,” said Jeffrey M. Lackner, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Buffalo, State University of New York, and a behavioral medicine specialist whose research focuses on gastrointestinal disorders, particularly IBS. Hypnosis treatment has been reported to improve symptoms of the majority of treated IBS patients in all published studies, noted UNC’s Palsson. (Learn more about doing a Personal Breakthrough to heal IBS)

 Hypnosis to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 
IBS is referred to as a “brain-gut” dysfunction, meaning it is attached directly to levels of stress and emotional unease. Hypnosis has been found to be a very effective means of alleviating the variety of symptoms that accompany IBS including diarrhea, pain, constipation, nausea, bloating and gas.

  Hypnosis Helps Shed Pounds without Pill Popping
Weighing the Pros and Cons of Losing the Pounds with Hypnosis – Hypnosis is an age-old technique designed to speak to your subconscious mind and alter your behavior. Known to work well to quit smoking, can it re-program your eating habits? Three years since Lederman’s first session, she now weighs 129 pounds and still works with her hypnotist to maintain her healthy lifestyle.
ABC News | 17 Sept 2005

  Kick the smoking habit for good using hypnosis
A University of Calgary professor, psychologist and hypnotherapist has come up with a solution for smokers who want to quit for good. Get inside your head before you tackle the physical steps to butting out. Alderson talks about “how easily direct and subliminal messages from books, movies, media, individuals and society in general can create attitudes and behaviours that can lead to an addiction like smoking.” (Learn more about our Stop Smoking hypnosis program)

  Study: Hypnotherapists not just blowing smoke
Hollywood hot shots Matt Damon and Samuel L. Jackson kicked the habit with hypnosis and now a study at a North Shore hospital shows that the alternative therapy helps make quitters out of smokers better than the patch or nicotine gum.
By Jessica Fargen | Boston Herald | 10/25/2007 (See more Celebs Use Hypnosis to Quit Smoking)

  The Power of Hypnotherapy 
The Health Education Authority has confirmed that research shows that there is further evidence from tests for Hypnotherapy than any additional complementary rehabilitation. Due to hypnosis people can pursue impressive acts of strength of will and self healing.

Hypnosis is the single most compelling psychotherapeutic treatment for putting an end to the harmful spell states of depression and anxiety. Hypnosis can aid in treating all sorts situations as stress, smoking, weight loss, phobias, confidence, pain control, and childbirth, to name a few.

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