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How Clinical Hypnotherapy Helps in Chronic Disease and Palliative Care

By superadmin

November 19, 2019

Hypnotherapy has proven effective in helping those suffering pain and other symptoms with chronic diseases. It has proven effective both as a direct therapy as well as an adjunctive therapy in helping with symptoms and comfort. Hypnotisability, in some people, can change attributes of the individual. There is a growing body of evidence in the literature that through hypnosis, it is possible to influence and change a whole constellation of skills and attitudes making a profound difference to those suffering chronic illness.

In certain instances such as palliative care, clinical hypnotherapy in Sydney, can be used as an adjunct, by improving quality of life. Palliative care applies not just to cancer, but cardiac diseases such as congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, HIV/AIDS, kidney failure as well as progressive neurological disorders including Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and other more progressive, chronic conditions.

Palliative medicine is ideal for the patients at all disease stages. It also includes for those who are undergoing treatments for curable illnesses and living with chronic diseases. Palliative medicine uses multidisciplinary approach inpatient care.

Clinical hypnosis focuses on WHO’s Global perspective

  • Provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms.
  • Intends neither to hasten or postpone death.
  • Affirms life and regards dying as a normal process.
  • Offers a support system to help the patients live as actively as possible until death.
  • Integrates the spiritual and psychological aspects of patient care.
  • Enhance the quality of life and can also influence the course of illness positively.
  • Offers support system and help the family cope during the illness and their own bereavement.
  • Uses a team approach to address the needs of patients including bereavement counselling.
  • Is applicable early in the course of illness in conjunction with therapies that are intended to prolong life.

Clinical hypnosis focuses on WHO’s global perspective for palliative care on symptoms relief such as anxiety, pain, tremor, muscular contractures, fatigue, rigidity, shortness of breath, constipation, swallowing problems, loss of appetite, nausea, depression and sleeping. Palliative care provides patients with relief from psychological and physical symptoms like anxiety, pain or depression.

Clinical hypnosis is efficacious to manage chronic pain and symptoms and hypnosis interventions produce consistently significant decreases in pain associated with a variety of chronic pain problems. Hypnosis is found to be more effective compared to hypnotic interventions like physical therapy, education and attention. It is a treatment that activates available resources. It is not only an effective way of alleviating pain but it can also ease the psychological mind, body and soul of the patient.

When a person is in state of relaxation or in medium hypnosis state, you can   use some visualizations that will origin after a particular time, amazing visualizations that are capable to modify the stressful information in the nervous system. However, it will reduce your pain and total suffering to the patient.

Hypnosis decreases acute and chronic pain and also helps to save some money that is spent otherwise on surgical operations. The therapists at Help My Pain, have years of experience and they know exactly how to deal with chronic pain and diseases. Book an appointment and bring the form to clear discussion.