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Where's the Proof?

"Using Hypnosis to Gain More Control Over Your Illness," The New York Times, 4/15/2011

"A Prescription for Abdominal Pain: Due Diligence," The New York Times, 11/23/2010
Hypnosis is more effective than medication in treating children with undiagnosed stomach pain.
"Doctors Offer Thoughts on Cutting Health Care Costs," The New York Times, 3/27/2010
:Patients undergoing hypnosis prior to breast surgery require less pain medication and experience less nausea and emotional upset than the control group and result in lower overall cost to the hospital.

"Hypnosis for nausea and vomiting in cancer chemotherapy: a systematic review of the research evidence,"
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl), 9/2007:
Studies found statistically significant reductions in cancer chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

"Randomized trial of a hypnosis intervention for treatment of hot flashes among breast cancer survivors,"
Journal of Clinical Oncology, 9/22/2008:
Hypnosis reduces the frequency and intensity of hot flashes.

Read about the effectiveness of hypnosis
"The Possibilities in Hypnosis, Where the Patient Has the Power," NY Times, 11/4/2008
Describes the personal experiences of a skeptical New York psychiatrist, relaying how one of her pregnancies had made her "too nauseated to be alive" and how a posthypnotic suggestion gave her an overall feeling of wellness.
"You're in Labor, and Getting Sleeeeepy," NY Times, 4/27/2006
Describes how hypnosis facilitates child birth by alleviating anxiety, promoting relaxation, enhancing the effectiveness of contractions, and minimizing pain, even in women who choose to have an epidural.



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