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Hypnotic trance is really just a state of deep relaxation which creates alpha and sometimes theta waves in the brain. Sometimes a subject can be in a fairly deep state of trance without even knowing it. They merely think they are very relaxed. In very rare cases the subject thinks they just fell asleep!
Everyone can be under the spell of hypnotism
Everyone can be under the spell of hypnotism. However, all forms of Hypnosis are really self-hypnosis. For in order to hypnotize by someone, you must first be willing to hand over control to the hypnotist. Without consensual participation from a subject a hypnotist is virtually powerless.
It is extremely difficult to hypnotize a person who is under the influence of liquor or drugs. These people are already in a self-induced state of trance.
Trance is directing them into a different altered state becomes almost impossible. In addition it is impossible to hypnotize someone who is adamant they don’t want to undergo hypnosis!
Hypnotherapy is a very specific form of hypnosis use mostly by health care professionals. As hypnosis is an extremely powerful tool for gaining access to the subconscious mind. Many emotionally-created illnesses can be treated with hypnotherapy.
In fact, as the medical profession becomes more aware of the role the mind plays in illness and healing, they have that some physical ailments, such as warts and skin disorders like eczema, can be successfully treated with hypnosis.
Simply stated Hypnotherapy is an alternative therapy. It uses hypnosis as a catalyst for creating inner change in a patient. That may take months or even years of traditional therapy techniques!
It is safe
Hypnosis is completely safe! It is just an efficient quick method for entering a deep relaxation, natural state of mind and body. There are no drugs involved, no unpleasant nor unwanted side-effects and it is in no way addictive.
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