Does Hypnosis Work for Addiction

We have all been to magic shows where the magician appears to control someone’s mind through hypnosis and then makes them do various tasks. But I am also sure that each one of us must have figured that the participant was in on it and that hypnosis isn’t really possible. Well, qualified people can actually control people’s minds. If that is possible, can hypnosis for addiction work too? Hypnotherapy is a form of alternative medicine that has helped people through several mental problems. Read on to know how hypnotherapy can help an addict.   How does hypnosis work? Hypnosis is based on the psychological principle of implanting ideas into the subconscious mind rather than working on the conscious one. When you undergo hypnosis, you are first made to relax and slip into a state of trance. In this state you are aware of your physical self, but you are disconnected from the rest of the world. As you relax, the therapist can then interact with you and your subconscious mind to implant certain positive ideas to treat you after which you wake up from your state of trance. After a certain number of sessions, these ideas become facts for you thus helping you feel better.   Addiction for Hypnosis So how does hypnotherapy work for recovering addicts? Well, if you think about it, at the end of the day,...

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