HYPNOTHERAPY FOR FIBROMYALGIA, BACK PAIN AND ANY TYPE OF CHRONIC PAIN…

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Living with chronic pain is extremely difficult for anybody and also difficult to explain to someone who has never had to deal with it before. As many Fibromyalgia patients know getting friends and family to understand the sort of pain you have to live with on a day to day basis can sometimes be futile. So, many of us will resort to trying anything to help relieve the pain. But have you ever tried hypnosis for pain?

In England around 1843, the surgeon James Braid revisited the phenomenon of Mesmerism and renamed it hypnosis, after the Greek god of sleep, Hypnos. He was the first person to attribute the phenomenon to psychological rather than physical variables. His findings renewed interest in the subject, especially in France, where hypnosis gained popularity again as a form of pain reduction during surgery. Eventually, Braid’s technique was found to be unsatisfactory, and hypnosis drifted…

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