Adele is reported to be visiting a hypnotherapist to help her overcome her stage nerves. The star has been having the treatment in LA in a bid to conquer her anxiety over her upcoming Oscars performance. Adele is booked to perform her Bond theme Skyfall at the ceremony on February 24 – where it is […]
Morning sickness is a common occurrence in pregnant women, but often difficult to control. It is usually caused by an imbalance of hormones due to the pregnancy and usually occurs within the first trimester of pregnancy. Morning sickness can be present in anyone and unfortunately there is often no way of predicting it or alleviating […]
Women who get rid of smoking by the time their 30 will almost completely avoid the risks of dying young from tobacco-related illnesses, according to a study of more than a million women in the UK. The study, published in the Lancet, showed lifetime smokers died a decade earlier compared with those who never smoked. […]
I must admit that the above headline may seem a little glib. However, I was so shocked and amazed by the revelations of the BBC’s Health News site, “Skipping breakfast primes the brain to seek out fat” that to coin a phrase, unfortunately this wasn’t exactly food for thought and, surprise surprise, it wasn’t exactly […]
More NHS money is spent treating alcohol-related illness in the 55 to 74-year-olds than on the young, a study says. The Alcohol Concern report found the cost of hospital admissions linked to heavy drinking 55 to 74-year-olds in 2010-11 was more than £825m. That was 10 times more than 16 to 24-year-olds. Almost £2 billion […]
High blood pressure is a serious complication for diabetes sufferers, but there is something that can be done to help to reduce it. Diabetes Week is fast approaching in the UK and there is no better time for a blood pressure check. From June 10-16, 2012 millions of people will pause to reflect on the […]
Nearly half of cancers (over 130,000) diagnosed in the UK each year are caused by avoidable life choices including smoking, drinking and diet, research reveals. Smoking is the biggest culprit, causing 23% of cases in men and 15.6% in women, says the Cancer Research UK report. This is followed in men by a lack of […]
Simon has reportedly started to undergo hypnosis to kick the habit, as it has been claimed that the star’s friends and family want him to try and quit. The X Factor USA judge has been smoking for almost 44 years despite his family’s history of health complications, and he admitted that his New Year’s resolution was to try and give up his 15-a-day. A source says,
The hypnosis section of the Royal Society of Medicine says the NHS could save money and serve patients better by treating some serious conditions with hypnosis.
In a recent interview with Bryony Gordon from The Telegraph, Jack Dee discusses how he uses hypnotherapy on a casual but regular basis to, as he puts it, “reset the brain”.
He says “I was on various anti-depressants, but not for long – I didn’t function very well on them. I felt sort of flattened out. Plus I found another way…” He trails off. And that was? “Hypnotherapy.”