Hypnosis for Pain Relief

Hypnosis for Pain Relief

(Last Updated On: October 18, 2019)

Demonstration of Hypnosis for Pain Relief

Watch this video to see Dr. Michael Mosley demonstrate how hypnosis could help with pain relief.

World’s first deep brain surgery using hypnosis instead of anaesthetic

During this six hour operation the patient was required to be under hypnosis for the entire  time.

Normally, such medical interventions are done with anaesthesia but the use of hypnosis helped to test the results during the procedure.

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Hypnosis Reduces Pain & Speeds up Recovery

Since 1992, we have used hypnosis routinely in more than 1400 patients undergoing surgery. We found that hypnosis used with patients as an adjunct to conscious sedation and local anaesthesia was associated with improved intraoperative patient comfort, and with reduced anxiety, pain, intraoperative requirements for anxiolytic and analgesic drugs, optimal surgical conditions and a faster recovery of the patient.

Faymonville ME, Defechereux T, Joris J, Adant JP, Hamoir E, Meurisse M, Service d’Anesthesie-Reanimation, Universite de Liege, Rev Med Liege, 1998.

Teach yourself self hypnosis, Guardian 2008

Some positive-thinking techniques that can be tried by anyone, anytime, anywhere
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Cognitive Hypnotherapy is a powerful way of changing unwanted behaviour, and also teaches you a variety of self help tools that you can use at home.