Marketing director Amanda Jones suffered from hot flushes (a symptom of menopause) at inconvenient times. She remembers one instance last year where she was attending a crucial business meeting and had to leave halfway through to dry her hair with paper towels.
Shortly after this, she decided to act on her friend’s advice to try hypnotherapy.
“It was fantastic. Within four months, the hot flushes had gone. It’s very difficult to say categorically that it was the hypnotherapy, but it was very powerful and cathartic and I do believe it helped.” said the 55-year-old from Leicester.
Symptoms like hot flushes are caused by a change in the balance of the body’s sex hormones during the menopause. A recent report has found that of all the alternative treatments available to women to help with menopause, hypnosis was almost uniquely effective at reducing symptoms.
A panel of experts, commissioned by the North American Menopause...