Hypnotherapy Melbourne http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:52:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Can Hypnotherapy Heal a Broken Heart? http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/can-hypnotherapy-heal-a-broken-heart-daily-news-analysis/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/can-hypnotherapy-heal-a-broken-heart-daily-news-analysis/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:45:15 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3505 Melissa D’Costa writes about Can hypnotherapy heal a broken heart? For DNA at India.com. Experys give their view on alternative medicine and it is slowly catching on here apart from the normal use of Hypnotherapy for weight loss, addictions, phobia’s etc. More people are looking to it for help with broken heart. A Mumbai-based healer […]

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Melissa D’Costa writes about Can hypnotherapy heal a broken heart? For DNA at India.com.

Experys give their view on alternative medicine and it is slowly catching on here apart from the normal use of Hypnotherapy for weight loss, addictions, phobia’s etc. More people are looking to it for help with broken heart.

A Mumbai-based healer who also uses hypnotherapy sessions as a tool to help people used hypnotherapy with this particular client who was dumped by a boyfriend of 12 years, she couldn’t imagine a future without hime and felt devastated. So he took her through a session where he induced a deep hypnotic trance where he got her to relive the traumatic event there-by releasing it from her system. He also gave her some suggestions to forgive and let go of the past events and then to move on with her life planning again for the future. He also got her to imagine a happy positive future she may want.

How it works?

The mind has two parts, the conscious mind which is about six per cent and the subconscious mind which makes up the rest, 94 per cent (approximately).

In the article he then goes on to explain that the conscious mind is the part that makes decisions, chooses things and supposedly the active mind. While the subconscious mind is the dormant or sleeping state mind, it doesn’t participate in day to day life. It is a store house for emotions, experiences, memories, etc.

Now I agree with this in part the difference is once we learn something or have made a decision we the automate it so it becomes an automatic response like driving a car everyone remembers how hard it was when you first learned, but now you can drive some where and have no memory of it consciously which means that your subconscious mind was in charge and did everything for your.

So to correct what he suggest that the conscious mind is the waking mind and the sub conscious in the sleeping mind this is incorrect the Subconscious mind it actually running 96% of your life and the conscious mind is largely asleep not participating much if at all in your daily affairs. Your essentially a automatic pilot most of the time.

Funny enough he then goes on to describe what I have just said which contradicts his belief on what is happening. These emotions, became the root cause of our reactions to certain situations, behavioural pattern, personality traits and also to our emotional issues such as depression, anger, insomnia, emotional meltdown, etc… He is saying that your on autopilot not able to make conscious choices you just react out of your past emotions behaviours and beliefs.

The key to healing is to release these emotions, memories, experiences stored in our subconscious mind. But I believe what he means is release the emotions from the memories which frees your from the past traumatic event.

The reason people opt for hypnosis is because they are in emotional pain and distress and don’t want to live with the thoughts or feelings. I have been helping people get over breakups so they can move on with their lives, this also involves removing positive emotions like love after all most of the pain is because they are still in love so they need to fall out of love to move on.

Read More: http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-can-hypnotherapy-heal-a-broken-heart-1994143

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Hypnotherapy can Relieve Chest Pain http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/hypnotherapy-can-relieve-chest-pain/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/hypnotherapy-can-relieve-chest-pain/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:00:06 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3504 An article in Netdoctor reports on a new study that suggests Hypnotherapy can relieve chest pain so may be an effective treatment for non-cardiac chest pain. Patients reporting frequent chest pain without there being any heart problems present to explain it is poorly understood condition. In a study at Wythenshawe hospital in Manchester found that […]

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An article in Netdoctor reports on a new study that suggests Hypnotherapy can relieve chest pain so may be an effective treatment for non-cardiac chest pain.

Patients reporting frequent chest pain without there being any heart problems present to explain it is poorly understood condition. In a study at Wythenshawe hospital in Manchester found that when patients with chest pain were treated with hypnotherapy, they reported significant pain relief.

The patients received sessions of hypnotherapy over a 17-week period, they found patients reduced the quantities of painkillers they took.

Experts believe that the pain is a psychological problem, rather than physical. Hypnotherapy has been used to treat a range of conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome, with positive results reported.

Brain imaging data has shown that hypnotherapy affects regions of the brain responsible for processing emotional pain, as well as reducing levels of gastric acid produced by the stomach, a possible cause of chest pain.

Read More: http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/interactive/news/hypnotherapy-may-relieve-chest-pain-id17098024-t116.html

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Hypnosis provides Effective Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/hypnosis-provides-effective-treatment-irritable-bowel-syndrome/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/hypnosis-provides-effective-treatment-irritable-bowel-syndrome/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 02:42:35 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3517 Science Daily reports on research into Hypnosis provides effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. Hypnosis can be a highly effective treatment for the IBS. Studies involving patients conducted by researchers showed that hypnotherapy alleviated symptoms in those affected and that the improvement is long-term. 15 percent of the Swedish population suffer from IBS (irritable bowel […]

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Science Daily reports on research into Hypnosis provides effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.

Hypnosis can be a highly effective treatment for the IBS. Studies involving patients conducted by researchers showed that hypnotherapy alleviated symptoms in those affected and that the improvement is long-term.

15 percent of the Swedish population suffer from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), symptoms abdominal distension and bloating, abdominal pain and alteration of bowel habits.

Researchers at The Sahlgrenska Academy have demonstrated that hypnotherapy provides lasting relief, even for severe symptoms.

The patients learn to control their symptoms with deep relaxation and individual hypnotic suggestions. They then use this in their daily lives. The positive effect was maintained for the entire year of which the study ran.

Long-term effect
In another study, which was presented in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, patients who previously received hypnotherapy for IBS were examined. 85 per cent felt the benefits of the treatment up to seven years later.

Hypnotherapy could reduce both the consumption of healthcare and the cost to society, and that hypnosis belongs as a treatment for IBS.

Read More: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120402124446.htm

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Medical Hypnosis: You Are Getting Very Healthy http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/medical-hypnosis-getting-healthy/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/medical-hypnosis-getting-healthy/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:29:45 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3521 An article in The Wall Street Journal written by Melinda Beck on Hypnosis and its increasing use and acceptance in medicine. One person undergoing chemotherapy, uses self-hypnosis to help relieve anxiety and make things as easy as possible while undergoing the procedure. A psychologist who has a curable form of leukemia found that hypnosis helped […]

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An article in The Wall Street Journal written by Melinda Beck on Hypnosis and its increasing use and acceptance in medicine.

One person undergoing chemotherapy, uses self-hypnosis to help relieve anxiety and make things as easy as possible while undergoing the procedure.

A psychologist who has a curable form of leukemia found that hypnosis helped relieve anxiety before biopsies, MRIs and several surgeries. She now uses it with some of her patients as well.

Researchers are getting a closer understanding of how it works. The mechanism in which patients expectations play a major role in how they feel. Hypnosis can minimize pain, fear and disability or eliminate it completely.

Real hypnosis for therapeutic purposes gives subjects more control over their minds and bodies, not less. So al hypnosis is self-hypnosis, and what you see in the stage hypnosis leads to misunderstandings and fear.

There’s been this mistake in medicine that if you have a certain amount of tissue damage, you should feel this amount of pain. But many things can alter how much pain you feel. So using hypnosis we can help people reduce pain and make it easier to manage.

Scientific evidence is mounting that hypnosis can be effective in a different situations, migraine headaches to lowering blood pressure, controlling asthma attacks, hot flashes and reducing effects of chemotherapy. Two studies from Sweden found hypnotherapy eased symptoms of IBS (irritable-bowel-syndrome)

Hypnotherapy begins with and induction where the person is put into a deep relaxed stage via visualisation given by hypnotherapist, usually a calm setting like beach, etc. They are then given suggestions like you are no longer a smoker” they are then brought out via an exit which is similar to the induction, but much shorter.

A hypnotic suggestion in the mind can have measurable effects in the body. One study asked subjects to imagine they were eating, and their secretions of gastric acid increased by 70%.

In a study from Harvard Medical School published in the Lancet in 2000, people who had 15 minutes of hypnosis before surgery needed less pain medication afterward, and also took less time in surgery.

There is a strong link to physiology and it’s getting stronger, the more research is being done, patients are being referred by Clinic physicians, like gastroenterologists, oncologists and primary-care physicians looking for ways to help reduce patients’ pain.

Read More: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303815404577333751488988824

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The Anatomy of Fear http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/the-anatomy-of-fear/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/the-anatomy-of-fear/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:10:38 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3550 An article in Emory Medicine by Martha McKenzie exploring Fear. Fear in a mouse brain looks much the same as fear in the human brain. When a mouse is scared, the thalamus shoots a message to the amygdala, the primitive part of the brain, before it informs the parts responsible for higher cognition. The amygdala […]

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An article in Emory Medicine by Martha McKenzie exploring Fear.

Fear in a mouse brain looks much the same as fear in the human brain.

When a mouse is scared, the thalamus shoots a message to the amygdala, the primitive part of the brain, before it informs the parts responsible for higher cognition. The amygdala then goes into its fight-or-flight, triggering a host of predictable symptoms, including racing heart, heavy breathing, and sweating, etc.

The similarities of the fear response in the brains of mice and men have enabled scientists to understand the neural circuitry and molecular processes of fear and fear behaviors.

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental illnesses in the country, with nearly one-third of Americans experiencing symptoms at least once during their lives. There are generalized anxiety disorders and fear-related disorders, which include panic disorders, phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Panic attacks seem to join fear-related disorders

An example is PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) has memories, nightmares, and startle responses, intrusive thoughts, and also the act of avoidance, which can grow to include other parts of the person’s life.

Predicting and Preventing PTSD data from a study agree with findings reported in two recent papers, people who get morphine immediately after a trauma are less likely to develop PTSD. It’s assumed its due to morphine is an analgesic, so the patients who get morphine don’t experience as much pain and, therefore, are less likely to develop PTSD. It’s thought that morphine’s protective powers stem from activating the Oprl1 gene pathway in the amygdala.

It’s Believed that preventing PTSD might be possible. with early pharmacological or psychological therapeutic intervention, possibly even in the emergency department.

PTSD is usually thought of as a combat trauma however PTSD can afflict many people in society, especially low-income inner city residents appear to suffer from it more than combat veterans.

Another interesting answer that could answer how PTSD is passed from mother to child could come from the science of epigenetics. A mother’s stress may alter gene expression through chemical ‘tags’ on her DNA, which she may then pass to her child.

So evidence is building that experiences in one generation could affect how genes are expressed in the next generation.

Read More: http://emorymedicinemagazine.emory.edu/issues/2014/spring/features/the-anatomy-of-fear/index.html

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The Stressing Habits That are Wrecking Your Sleep http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/the-stressing-habits-that-are-wrecking-your-sleep/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/the-stressing-habits-that-are-wrecking-your-sleep/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:25:21 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3551 Article is written for Women’s Health by Esther Crain talks about a study done in Journal Sleep, which found that depending on how you cope with anxiety or stress can actually create a sleep disorder. So if you deal with stress/anxiety by ignoring it, thinking of it too much, or simply distracting yourself you can […]

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Article is written for Women’s Health by Esther Crain talks about a study done in Journal Sleep, which found that depending on how you cope with anxiety or stress can actually create a sleep disorder. So if you deal with stress/anxiety by ignoring it, thinking of it too much, or simply distracting yourself you can suffer from higher rates of long-lasting insomnia.

This research team wanted to find out if stress caused insomnia which is defined as having at least 3 nights of restless sleep per week for a month or longer, and tired during the day.

After one year, the researchers determined if any of the participants had insomnia. The results, those who tried to avoid stress focused on it too much, or avoided dealing with it altogether had higher rates of chronic insomnia.

The researchers have a few ideas on why these strategies done work. First, distraction just prolongs the anxiety. Watching TV may take your mind off what’s troubling you, but when you return the problem is still around waiting for you. Drugs and alcohol lead to poor night’s sleep, so self-medicating just makes things even worse. And thinking of it constantly can leave you lying in bed, wired and anxious, unable to relax.

So which coping strategies should you try instead? Here are several coping strategies that aren’t associated with an increased risk of insomnia. Positive reframing, religion, humor, and venting. So you might want to try those tactics, plus these eight ways to de-stress your life.

I would also add that when you’re stressed/anxious, and you go to bed in this state, you can actually anchor this emotion to the bed and trying to sleep. And not being able to sleep may also create other emotions such as frustration, anger and sadness, etc… which you may also anchor to sleeping which will further exacerbate the problem even more.

In treating my clients for insomnia, I will remove all the emotions they have associated with sleeping and any negative thoughts through hypnosis which usually solves the issue straight away. Essentially short-circuiting the behaviour.

Read More: http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/sleep-disorder

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How Your Newsfeed May be Secretly Stressing You Out http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/how-your-newsfeed-may-be-secretly-stressing-you-out/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/how-your-newsfeed-may-be-secretly-stressing-you-out/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:00:00 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3485 An article in Women’s Health written by Esther Crain discusses new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science says that reading negative posts in your Facebook feed can put you in a negative mood. Emotional Contagion is an effect that researchers are already aware of where emotions are transferred between people. And […]

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An article in Women’s Health written by Esther Crain discusses new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science says that reading negative posts in your Facebook feed can put you in a negative mood.

Emotional Contagion is an effect that researchers are already aware of where emotions are transferred between people.

And the results are in when people are exposed to negative posts in their news feed they actually make use more negative words in their status updates while users exposed to more positive updates in their news feeds used more positive words. So this is the first study to demonstrate that emotions can be transmitted online with the written word.

So you need to be careful of what you allow on your news feed if people are posting negative stuff hide them or delete them from Facebook newsfeed.

This is not surprising through all the work I have done here and I know that when you read words you have to go inside your mind to work out what that word means and you also have emotions attached to the meaning of those words. So in the process of reading you are going into various emotional states.

Read More: http://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/effects-of-social-media

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Scientists Finally Show How Your Thoughts Can Cause Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/scientists-finally-show-thoughts-can-cause-specific-molecular-changes-genes/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/scientists-finally-show-thoughts-can-cause-specific-molecular-changes-genes/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:00:00 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3263 An article published on TunedBody written by Michael Forrester about growing evidence that inducing positive thoughts can have positive health effects, researchers are seeking to understand how positive thoughts and practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of molecular changes in the body […]

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An article published on TunedBody written by Michael Forrester about growing evidence that inducing positive thoughts can have positive health effects, researchers are seeking to understand how positive thoughts and practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of molecular changes in the body following a period of intensive mindfulness practice(Meditation).

The study investigated the effects on the body of a day of intensive meditation practice by a group of experienced meditators, compared to a group of untrained control subjects who practiced in quiet non-meditative activities. After eight hours of mindfulness practice, the meditators showed genetic and molecular differences, altered levels of gene-regulating machinery and reduced levels of pro-inflammatory genes, which produced faster physical recovery from a stressful situation.

This is the first paper that shows rapid alterations in gene expression within subjects associated with mindfulness meditation practice.

Most interestingly, the changes were observed in genes that are current targets of anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs. The study was published in the Journal Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Meditation trainings have shown beneficial effects on inflammatory disorders in prior clinical studies, and are endorsed by the American Heart Association as a preventative intervention. Gene activity can change according to your perception

Gene activity changes on a daily basis. If the thoughts in your mind are reflected in your bodies chemistry, and your mind reads and interprets the environment and also controls your blood’s chemistry, then you literally change the fate of your cells by altering your thoughts.

By changing your thoughts, your mind can alter the activity of your genes and create over thirty thousand variations of products from each gene.

This means that we need to change the way we think if we are to heal cancer. What that means is that your mind will adjust the body’s biology and behaviour to fit with your beliefs. If you’re told you’ll die in six months and your subconscious mind believes it, you probably will die in six months. That’s called the nocebo effect, the result of negative thoughts.

Neuroscience has recognised that the subconscious controls 95 percent of our lives. So even if you believe consciously you will live if your subconscious believes you won’t well you probably won’t. The subconscious mind, which contains our deepest beliefs. It is these beliefs that ultimately cast the deciding vote.

Our genes are dynamic in their expression, and these results suggest that, calmness of our mind can actually have a potential influence on their expression.

Thinking good thoughts, and reciting affirmations for hours on end, doesn’t always bring about the results that feel-good books promise because positive thoughts come from the conscious mind while contradictory negative thoughts are usually programmed in the more powerful subconscious mind.

Problem is that people are aware of their conscious beliefs and behaviours, but not of subconscious beliefs and behaviours. Most people don’t even acknowledge that their subconscious mind is in control, when the subconscious mind is a million times more powerful than the conscious mind and that we operate 95 to 99 percent of our lives from subconscious programs.

Your subconscious beliefs are working either for you or against you, but the truth is that you are not controlling your life, because your subconscious mind supersedes all conscious control.

Now this is important because next time you hear a scientist say you’re like this because of your genes you can just completely ignore them because it is not up to your genes it is up to how you think which then alters how your genes work.

This also raises the importance of alternative therapies like Hypnotherapy, which deals directly with the subconscious mind to make changes, which can affect your health directly even help you recover from deceases like cancer.

Read more http://www.tunedbody.com/scientists-finally-show-thoughts-can-cause-specific-molecular-changes-genes/

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Stressed Mothers transmit Stress Patterns to Offspring http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/stressed-mothers-transmit-stress-patterns-to-offspring/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/stressed-mothers-transmit-stress-patterns-to-offspring/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:00:00 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=3078 At medical news today Honor Whiteman reports on new research suggests that infants born to mothers who experience stressful lives may experience changes at birth that impact their emotional well-being well into adulthood. According to a study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry. Researchers have shown that females who are exposed to stress even before […]

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At medical news today Honor Whiteman reports on new research suggests that infants born to mothers who experience stressful lives may experience changes at birth that impact their emotional well-being well into adulthood. According to a study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

Researchers have shown that females who are exposed to stress even before they conceive can have an impact on offspring in previous research.

Medical News Today also reported previously on a study suggesting that children born to stressed mothers have a higher probability of being bullied.

But the researchers wanted to determine the mechanisms as to why a parent’s stress appears to have such an impact on subsequent generations.

They focused their attention on a gene called CRF1 (corticotropin releasing factor type 1). So the researchers to the common route of studying genes to try and explain the link. This study contributes to the notion that soft-wired information that is not written into the genetic code can also be transferred from one generation to the next.

This is not new to me in my practice I explain it to my clients like this, let’s say your 1 to 7 years of age, and you are in the presence of your parents and let’s say they are anxious, what state to you go into? And of course you go into the same state!!

See the article on my site about Science Says Stress/Anxiety Is Contagious. So your a kid say 2, and you can’t speak much, you don’t know what anxiety is but you go into the same state.

You then learn how to do it neurologically and physiologically in your body, and mind subconsciously, and you then may model your parents as you get older, and you practice over time, and don’t you get better at doing things over time?

As to passing in through the generations it is simple your parents taught you their major negative emotional traits (what emotions they experience the most) and your parents learned theirs from their parents. So it is an environmental and socially learned, through family you spend most of your time with.

Read More: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/268415.php

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Can fear be Cured? http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/can-fear-be-cured/ http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/blog/can-fear-be-cured/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:00:00 +0000 http://www.synergyhypnotherapymelbourne.com.au/?p=2860 An article written by Chris Bell at the Daily Telegraph about fear of all types from theme park rides, horror films, phobia’s, etc. But can fear be cured? Let’s say your swimming in the sea, and you see a shark it then instantly fires off memories such as the fear you felt when you first […]

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An article written by Chris Bell at the Daily Telegraph about fear of all types from theme park rides, horror films, phobia’s, etc. But can fear be cured?

Let’s say your swimming in the sea, and you see a shark it then instantly fires off memories such as the fear you felt when you first saw Jaws. Recalling everything but mostly the teeth and it fires the adrenal glands. Adrenalin is released, granting you instant strength and speed, but also cortisol, a stress hormone that stops insulin breaking down all your useful blood sugar.

In less than three seconds, you’re breathing faster, and your heart is racing to pump it to your muscles, you’re sweating to stop overheating, and your pupils dilate to spot dangers. You even stop digesting your lunch to save energy.

The cortisol saturates your bloodstream, reminding your brain that an attack is under way and also embedding a memory of the initial shock.

Once the danger has passed, the neurotransmitter dopamine is released into your system to calm you. At the same time, nerve cells release endorphins to ease any pain from any injuries.

After five minutes, if the terror has passed, your body starts to relax and the frontal cortex can send more sensible signals to the rest of your brain, such to calm you down.

There is an overabundance of fear in Western society. An estimated 3.6 per cent of the UK, around 2.2 million people, suffer from anxiety disorders, a four-fold increase in four years. In America, it’s 18 percent, or 57 million people. And, with traditional remedies, such as psychotherapy or anti-anxiety drugs like Valium, enjoying poor success rates, scientists are looking for new ways to “cure” it.

Fear, is learned, and if you want to treat it, you have to unlearn it. What researchers have found is that we come into the world as a blank slate for the most part we don’t actually fear things from birth.

Fears arise from experience: from what we are told, what we see other’s experience and, more explicitly, what happens to us, and, fears can be unlearned.

Above is a good take on what happens and in the article the research is mainly focused on traditional methods like drugs, exposure therapy, etc…

While this is good, and I know people want to solve this issue I have been treating clients for these problems for years.

Yes, you learn fear and yes you need to learn how to stop being scared. But it is way more complex than portrayed above, for instance, you anchor the fear to a specific event or object of fear like spiders. So you have to remove the fear from past memories and then stop the person from being able to create the fear again in the future. This is accomplished through the use of hypnosis where we can remove emotions from memories including the physical manifestation of the fear and stop the person from being able to recreate the fear again in the future.

Read More: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/10219393/Can-fear-be-cured.html

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