Hypnosis: The Scientific Research

Hypnosis is an effective tool, and its use and efficacy is backed by scientific research. Some relevant areas where research has been conducted are:

  • Hypno-Anesthesia - hypnosis is being used more and more often in the operating room as well as for dental and other medical procedures
  • Surgery Preparation - research indicates faster wound healing, less use of pain medications, shorter hospital stays, less anxiety & more overall satisfaction
  • IBS - hypnosis has actually been shown to be one of the most effective treatments for IBS
  • Weight Loss - numerous studies support the use of hypnosis as an effective (& sometimes dramatic)¬†aid to weight loss
  • Fertility - more and more research is emerging demonstrating the efficacy of mind-body approaches to improve your chances of conceiving
  • Childbirth - using hypnosis for childbirth is consistently shown to result in shorter labours, reduced medication use and less intervention
  • Optimal Fetal Positioning - Breech & Posterior babies can be turned using hypnosis
  • Postpartum - hypnosis linked to faster recoveries & less instances of depression