Anxiety is a serious conditions and it comes in many forms: fears, panic attacks, phobia and social anxiety. The first thing doctors recommend for anxiety is antidepressants, but their side effects can be horrible, from rapid breathing and flashing lights to feeling faint and having headaches. In other words, antidepressants can easily get you down; make you sleepy and most importantly, slow down your reflexes.
Hypnosis is a great way for treating anxiety. It has been used for many different purposes over the last years, from helping people beat cigarette addiction to calming patients down before painful medical procedures. Although still a taboo for many, it has been proven that hypnosis can treat many serious conditions. Hypnosis anxiety can help you cure your anxiety-problems in few different ways.
By ‘Controlling’ Your Mind
There are two types of anxiety:
- Existential (includes having more complex and more difficult thoughts, such as the life time is too short or wondering if there is an after life);
- Situational (responds to stressful events in life, such as taking an exam or having a surgery).
Hypnosis anxiety treatment can help you cure both types of anxiety by identifying your issues, stress or fear, and changing your responses to it. It can help you reduce the fears by increasing your confidence and control over them. Reducing the negative thoughts and thinking of more positive aspects in life can have a significant impact on your anxiety.
To focus better on the cause of your anxiety, a hypnotherapist induces a deep state of relaxation. You are more willing to accept new suggestion when your mind is relaxed. Hypnotherapists use various techniques, such as bringing up events that really happened in your life so you can handle them better. However, they also come up with fictional stories, so you can accept difficult situations and don’t disagree with the suggestions. This way, you are in some sense forced to compare the fictional stories with events that actually happened and resolve the problems in your mind.
Hypnosis Can Address Physical Pain/Tension
It is known that anxiety causes physical pain and tension, such as excessive sweating, upset stomach, headaches, etc. The hypnosis anxiety can address any kind of physical pain and tension and try to change the messages your mind is receiving, so that your thoughts will not cause anxiety. Hypnosis anxiety can help in reducing the intensity and frequency of the physical pain you are experiencing.
Hypnosis Can Deal With Emotional Strain
Anxiety is also able to affect your mood and put you in a strained emotional state. The combination of physical anxiety symptoms and feelings of worry can push you to the edge. The main purpose of hypnosis anxiety is to replace all the negative thoughts in your mind with more positive ones. All hypnotherapists are focused on is making you feel happy, confident and content with your life, which can resolve the cause of your anxiety.