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  • Chronic Pain is Determined by Emotions

    As a hypnotherapist, I am often asked about the efficacy of hypnosis in reducing or even eliminating chronic pain.  People have often seen a stage hypnotist do something dramatic like stick pins in their subjects or have heard how it’s possible to undergo dental work or even minor surgery utilizing hypnosis to facilitate analgesia.   However, it often remains difficult for an individual to suspend their disbelief regarding pain.  Why?  Often because the evidence supporting these claims is anecdotal at best.  There appears to be no firm science behind it.  Well recently I came across an interesting piece of research that these people would do well to follow up. (more…)

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