Research has time after time shown that mental preparation for surgery has numerous benefits, including less anxiety before surgery, less pain during and after surgery, and less medication after surgery, shorter hospital stays due to faster healing and fewer complications and infections.
Hypnosis will gentle guide you to a comfortable level of relaxation and help you prepare your subconscious mind to perform your inner healing process which in turn will ease anxieties and discomfort.
Then Hypnosis can provide important support for both your preparation for the operation and your recovery from it.
Hypnosis is a completely natural, effective and proven process that can help you in several ways, including:
- Reduce anticipatory fear, anxiety and tension prior to surgery; Hypnosis helps because it can increase your confidence by developing a calmer and more positive state of mind.
- Pain from medical procedures can be reduced or eliminated. This is now becoming one of the best known medical uses of hypnosis.
- Recovery from anaesthesia, reduction or elimination of pain, nausea, vomiting after surgery is promoted with hypnosis.
- Hypnosis can also help promote healing from a wound or incision and increase physical energy and mental well-being.
The relation between body and mind in promoting recovery has been recognised for centuries. For growing numbers of people, making a spiritual connection is also integral to regaining health and well-being. Qualified and caring hypnosis sessions can encourage the self-healing process that we all have within ourselves.
You will be advised to start with the programme 2 to 3 weeks before surgery.