The power to heal.
Your subconscious mind is responsible for overlooking the healing process. Your subconscious mind accounts for 95% to 99% of your thinking capability. Emile Coue a prominent pharmacist and hypnotherapist in the last century was convinced that positive thought had the power to heal and from this we have the expression “Every Day in every way I’m getting better and better”
In the USA Hypnotherapy is often referred to as Medical Hypnosis. Your subconscious mind is immensely powerful at helping the body heal. A placebo works on the basis that you think it is doing you some good so it does – this is driven by you subconsciously believing the placebo will work.
Reducing stress and anxiety can have a beneficial effect on the immune system. It can also have a beneficial effect on the the Neurotransmitter serotonin which can further boost the immune system. Your subconscious beliefs have a major part in affecting how stressed you get which in turn can affect your health.
Hypnotherapy harnesses the power of your subconscious mind and can therefore have a beneficial effect on the healing process.
Irritable bowel syndrome is treated with Hypnotherapy on the NHS.
It is important that you also receive medical supervision and hypnotherapy should be viewed as complementary therapy not as an alternative.
Can medical hypnosis accelerate post-surgical wound healing? Results of a clinical trial.
Using hypnosis to accelerate the healing of bone fractures: a randomized controlled pilot study