Dystonia

Dystonia is a complex and highly variable neurological movement disorder in which involuntary muscle contractions cause atypical postures and in some cases, repetitive movements. While this condition isn’t life-threatening it can have a devastating effect upon not only those who are affected, but also upon their families.   There are different forms of this condition, … Continued

Weight-Loss

Trying to lose weight can be a long and frustrating journey. Anyone who has ever tried and failed to lose weight knows what a challenge it can be. Diets are ineffective and will-power simply doesn’t work.   While diets and nutrition plans focus on what you put in your mouth and how often, hypnotherapy examines … Continued

Stress

Stress is pervasive and epidemic. We all experience stress as it’s an unavoidable part of modern living. However, when you find yourself unable to cope with the level of stress in your life, this is when it negatively impacts your mental and physical health.   Stress is the result of the fight/flight response being activated … Continued

Stop Smoking

Hypnotherapy for the purpose of quitting smoking is probably the most well-known example of hypnosis within a therapeutic context. Generally speaking, if you have a genuine desire to stop smoking for your own sake, then hypnotherapy will definitely work for you.   If you’re a smoker, then it naturally follows that at some point in … Continued

Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder of the central nervous system that is caused by the death of dopamine-producing neurons in the brain. Its development is gradual, sometimes beginning with a barely-noticeable tremor in one hand. While tremor is often the most conspicuous sign, symptoms can also include slowing of movement, unsteady gait, stiffness, and … Continued

Panic Attacks

A panic attack occurs as a result of an extreme fight/flight response in which your body experiences a sudden onset of intense symptoms. This usually begins with a feeling of extreme fear or panic accompanied by heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and a feeling of disorientation. You might also experience sweating, shaking, and nausea. This … Continued

Pain Management

Pain is something that should be taken very seriously as it is our body’s way of telling us that something needs attention. As such, whether your pain is acute or chronic, it requires first that you seek your doctor’s opinion in order to eliminate a need for medical attention. Only after you’ve been assessed by … Continued

Insomnia

Insomnia is a persistent sleep disorder that makes it difficult to fall asleep, difficult to stay asleep, or both.   The quality of our sleep relates directly to the quality of our health and to our ability to function at our optimum level in our waking life. When our sleep is disrupted on a regular … Continued

Anxiety

Anxiety can be experienced in numerous ways and at many different levels. It’s perfectly normal for most of us to experience a relatively mild form of anxiety when facing stressful situations such as a job interview, a performance, or giving a speech. However, anxiety can also be severe and seriously hinder our ability to function … Continued

Medical Anxiety

Fear of medical procedures is a very common cause for anxiety. This can range all the way from a routine visit to your doctor’s surgery for a check-up, to undergoing various invasive diagnostic tests and treatments. Very often even stepping into your doctor’s surgery is enough to trigger a degree of anxiety. If you count … Continued