The patient in question had been told they were suffering from panic attacks or an anxiety state. These attacks were usually characterised by what the patients describes as ‘moments of terror and feelings that she might die’. Having visited a psychologist, doctor and having been to A&E twice for hyperventilation they have taken matters into their own hands by reading books on anxiety and practising breathing techniques all to no avail.
The patient asked netdoctors expert’s if there were any treatments, such as hypnosis which would help her overcome her extreme anxiety.
The response from the experts advised that whatever treatment the patient decided to proceed with, they should make sure they are still seeing their doctor and or psychologist alongside. It is important to have a healthcare professional who can supervise your care and give you advice.
In terms of how hypnotherapy could the experts first expressed that there is no magic cure for panic attacks, but hypnosis is certainly very good for bringing down peoples stress levels.
Hypnotherapy treatment would usually involve seeking out the root cause of the anxiety before changing the individuals perception of past events.
If you are suffering with anxiety and panic attacks and feel that the techniques mentioned might help you then you can contact a qualified hypnotherapist in your local area using the homepage of this site. For more information on how hypnotherapy can help your anxiety please click here.
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