Using Hypnosis to Slim Down – How Reliable is It?

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Why does hypnosis help with weight reduction?

When we desire to achieve an objective, it’s becoming more and more common nowadays to turn to hypnosis. We might wish to give up cigarette smoking, rid ourselves of fears or drop weight– in all these cases hypnosis provides a proven and successful solution. So why does hypnosis work?

Then the factors behind the success of this method becomes clear, if you look at hypnosis for weight loss. If you experience weight issues– whether you yo-yo diet or can’t seem to discover the inspiration to get on a diet that suits you– then you probably already understand that your issue isn’t really your weight at the end of the day. The issue is most likely to rest with you.

In the majority of cases people can not drop weight efficiently because of some mental problem that avoids them from accomplishing their goal. You may, for example, naturally crave junk foods rather than healthy ones. Consuming junk foods here might make you happier and more comfortable. Or, you might eat the wrong foods or the wrong amount of food whenever you are stressed out, uneasy or dissatisfied. Hypnosis can help.

Hypnosis assists here because it goes directly to the root of the issue– your unhealthy eating patterns– and assists modify your behavior. This behavior adjustment is the key to successful weight loss– and keeping it off.

How do I understand hypnosis works?

In the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (Vol.64, No. 3) in 1996 a study revealed that the average weight loss without hypnosis was 6.03 pounds. With hypnosis average weight loss came in at 14.88 pounds.

A study that appeared in the Journal of Clinical Psychology (41) in 1985 checked a group of people who used hypnosis to lose weight and a group who did not. Whilst both groups lost weight throughout the study the hypnosis group continued to lose weight after the study had actually finished and accomplished their weight loss objectives.

We might desire to give up cigarette smoking, rid ourselves of fears or lose weight– in all these cases hypnosis provides a proven and successful solution. In the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (Vol.64, No. 3) in 1996 a study revealed that the average weight loss without hypnosis was 6.03 pounds. A study that appeared in the Journal of Clinical Psychology (41) in 1985 checked a group of people who used hypnosis to lose weight and a group who did not. Whilst both groups lost weight throughout the study the hypnosis group continued to lose weight after the study had actually finished and accomplished their weight loss objectives.

Susan Campbell
Susan Campbell
Susan is a freelance writer covering hypnotherapy, hypnosis and general health and wellbeing topics. Susan also writes about NLP and PSYCH-K.

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