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Clinical Pain, Warts and Asthma:
"hypnosis appears to be of unique value in the treatment of clinical pain, warts, and asthma"
Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
"The beneficial effects of gut-directed Hypnotherapy are long lasting in children with Functional Abdominal Pain or Irritable Bowel Syndrome with two thirds still in remission almost 5 years after treatment, making it a highly valuable therapeutic option."
The irritable bowel syndrome affects about 20% of adults in the industrialised world and can cause bouts of stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation.
Anxiety & Test Achievement:
"There was a decrease in test anxiety and improvements in achievement for the hypnosis group"
"Acute and chronic insomnia often respond to relaxation and hypnotherapy approaches, along with sleep hygiene instructions. Hypnotherapy has also helped with nightmares and sleep terrors. There are several reports of successful use of hypnotherapy for parasomnias, specifically for head and bodyrocking, bedwetting and sleepwalking."
Pregnancy Nausea and Vomiting:
"Hypnotherapy is a readily available, safe, non-pharmacologic treatment and is a useful adjunct to basic psychologic support given for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy."
Skin Conditions (Acne, veruccas, herpes etc):
"A wide spectrum of dermatologic disorders may be improved or cured using hypnosis as an alternative or complementary therapy, including acne excoriée, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, dyshidrotic dermatitis, erythromelalgia, furuncles, glossodynia, herpes simplex, hyperhidrosis, ichthyosis vulgaris, lichen planus, neurodermatitis, nummular dermatitis, postherpetic neuralgia, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, trichotillomania, urticaria, verruca vulgaris, and vitiligo."