If you or your child have an upcoming surgery, you may be scared and worried. If so, you're not alone to be anxious. There are times when this fear can become a concern. Fortunately, there are steps that people can take to help address their fear of surgery.
A cancer diagnosis can be a huge shock to the system. After the initial shock, other psychological responses kick in like confusion, disbelief, denial, anger, depression and fear.
There will be tests, test results, the possibility of surgery and treatment which on top of all the other emotions can bring on anxiety and stress. Emotional preparation and support are invaluable.
Hypnotherapy has been shown to help people feel calmer, more in control of their treatment and can help speed up the recovery process.We often think of pain as a purely physical sensation but the pain has biological, psychological and emotional factors too. Furthermore, chronic pain can cause feelings such as anger, sadness and anxiety. To treat pain effectively, we must address the physical, emotional and psychological aspects. Hypnotherapy has been used by many to manage numerous instances of pain, including irritable bowel syndrome, sciatica, spinal stenosis, burns, joint pain, neck pain and a variety of other injuries and illnesses. The premise of hypnotherapy is to change the way individuals perceive pain messages to reduce the intensity of what they are feeling.