In recent years, the anecdotal and sometimes exaggerated evidence for the effectiveness of hypnosis to decrease sensitivity to pain - known as hypno-analgesia - has been supplemented by well-controlled experiments.
Hay fever sufferers could benefit from using self-hypnosis, researchers say. A Swiss team at Basle University taught 66 people with hay-fever the art of hypnosis and found it helped them alleviate symptoms such as runny nose.
Psoriasis is an unpleasant skin condition which can make your life really miserable. Whether you have the commonest 'plaque' type or a less common form, you can be driven wild by itching, disabled by cracking and bleeding
Hypnosis has been shown to be an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in a number of clinical studies. Hypnotherapy for IBS involves progressive relaxation, and then suggestions of soothing imagery
OK how do we do that? Well not to put too fine a point on it, gents do it all the time, only when they were teenagers they very often could not control the rush of blood to a certain part of their anatomy, we also usually see young girls