Stress: How Hypnotherapy Can Help
Stress is a condition that is very prevalent in the UK. It has been estimated that in 2013/14, out of 1,214,000 cases of work-related illness, approximately 487,000 (39%) were stress or anxiety related. The major causes of the stress were factors of the job, personal development, external trauma, and interpersonal relationships.
Despite the loss of work days, this condition can severely affect sufferers both mentally and physically. Upset stomachs, headaches, low energy, palpitations, shaking, cold sweats are some of the conditions that can start to creep in and dominate your day. This is due to an imbalance of the fight or flight system, which can also drastically alter your emotional state. You can become easily agitated, lose control or have difficulty in relaxing and quieting your mind. These feelings can make you feel isolated and withdrawn.
Hypnotherapy is a great tool that can help you revert the challenges of stress. Many hypnotherapists can can offer a specific programme that looks at the causes of your stress and offers a range of techniques that can help take control of both your physical and emotional response to stress.
While the hypnotherapy looks at calming the physical symptoms of the stress, the rest of the programme is designed to find the causes and set up positive and constructive counter measures to you stress ensuring that you do not relapse. To do this you hypnotherapist will closely examine events in your life and relationships with others to understand the cause and effects of stress and combine this with the relaxing benefits of hypnotherapy. A tried and tested combination of techniques will ensure that your stress level are reduced and stay under control. To further prevent relapses hypnotherapists also teach self-hypnosis techniques and provide CDs that are designed to provided hypnotherapeutic relaxation after the session to ensure that you are supported all the way.
The end result of the programme is that you are better in tune with yourself, you are able to identify possible triggers and have a set of mechanisms in place to ensure that when stress is thrust upon you can repel it with ease.
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About Brian Turner
I am Brian Turner and I am a therapist that combines therapies and techniques to promote an active well-being in all of my clients. I have had success with resolving unwanted habits, and thought patterns.