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  1. Hypnosis for weight loss: Does it work?

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    Hypnosis for weight loss: Does it work?

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    Can Hypnotherapy help you to lose weight for good?


    You may have tried Weight Watchers, Slimming world, Lighter Life or any of the other many diet companies that claim to help you lose weight, but do they lead to yoyo dieting and do they really deal with the problems of overeating and where they may stem from?


    Seeing a hypnotherapist and being hypnotised to help with your weight loss may seem like taking a step into a strange world but it isn’t actually like that at all.

    There are many clinical studies that show how hypnosis has been proven to help people overcome phobias and change certain behaviours.

    So can it be used to help us curb our eating habits too?



    Does hypnotherapy for weight loss work?

    Hypnosis involves being in a state of consciousness with enhanced attention and concentration, coupled with a decreased awareness of surroundings and an increased response to suggestion. It’s a perfectly normal thing that happens to us all the time anyway, it’s just like daydreaming. That focus can help us to get what we want. In this case perhaps more motivation to exercise and eat more tasty nutritious foods rather than junk food on the go.

    Studies have found hypnosis can modify certain behaviours, such as smoking or drug use. In terms of helping people with IBS, hypnosis has shown to have an amazing effect in helping people.

    Medical studies on weight loss Hypnosis

    Further research shows hypnosis may be able to help people speed up weight loss.

    One study looked at 60 obese people with sleep apnoea. One group was given dietary advice, another hypnotherapy for stress reduction, or hypnotherapy for reducing calorie intake.

    After three months everyone had lost comparable amounts of weight.

    However, the only group which managed to maintain the weight loss after 18 months was the group who had hypnotherapy for stress reduction.

    Another study saw 109 people receive hypnosis treatment for weight loss. The group continued to lose weight up to two years after the study.

    Women who underwent hypnotherapy lost weight, improved eating habits and improved body image, in another study published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.

    When working with people to help them let go of diets and yet still enjoy food and lose weight we can tailor the hypnosis to exactly what you want to achieve. I even provide you recordings so that you can listen at home and relax any time that you would like.

    If you want to read all about my No More Diets weight loss hypnosis sessions then just click here: NO More Diets!



  2. Gemma Collins has hypnotherapy for weight loss

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    Gemma Collins has been talking to Phil Schofield and Amanda Holden on ITV's This Morning about having hypnosis to help her lose weight. 

    She explained that hypnosis isn't quite what people think and that she was aware of everything that happened. She was able to deal with her issues around emotional eating and explained that "This has given me my life back". It's always good to see someone in the public eye talk about how it feels and showing you that it isn't something to be feared but is actually just a lovely relaxing feeling that can help you in so many ways.

    She even said "I couldn't put a price on this and what happened. All I can say is that I used to fantasise about going round a food store, yesterday I walked around and just walked out"

    I feel like a Million Dollars

    In three months she has lost 3 stone and explained that she feels "A Million Dollars"

    You can read more about using hypnotherapy for weight loss here.. http://www.markpowlett.co.uk/slimmeryou.html

    She even waxed lyrical about how she is exercising more. When Phil Schofield asked her about walking out ot "I'm a Celebrity" last year she said that after the changes she has experienced she really thinks that if she was to be in the jungle now it would be a much more positive experience.

    Some have speculated that this is the next step in her media career and she is looking at appearing in the next series of Celebrity Big Brother. We will have to wait and see if she is one of the names in the frame for the Channel Five series when it returns !