Boost Your Immune System with Hypnotherapy
It is now well established that our thoughts and feelings can have a profound impact on our physical health. We also have proof that the mind and body are not separate and how thoughts and feelings of the mind can have a direct effect on the workings of our body.
Your immune system is the primary protection mechanism in your body against infection and disease. It needs to produce the right response at the right time to the right degree to help keep you safe and healthy.
Increased levels of stress greatly compromise our immune system and determined that focused hypnosis and related visualization techniques can actually prevent the weakening of the immune response that often follows periods of acute stress.
Hypnotherapy helps you stay healthy
Relaxation – a lowering of stress in the body – can help boost immunity, and hypnosis, as we know, can be incredibly relaxing. But it seems that beyond the purely relaxing aspects of hypnosis there is good evidence that immunity can be enhanced if certain particular kinds of suggestions are given while you are actually in hypnosis.
Hypnosis affects mood and emotions. It can help one manage stress more effectively and help to release frustration and mental tension. It can help a client to develop a healthier and more balanced outlook on life as well. By managing stress more effectively, developing a more positive outlook on the nervous system and body, which in turn has a positive effect on the immune system.
Study reveals that hypnosis can enhance the immune system. The research was reported in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 2001. This study tested blood samples obtained before surgery and after hypnosis sessions, showing significant alteration of the immune response as measured by B-cells and helper T-cells. Patients who use self-hypnosis facing surgeries indicate much quicker recovery and fewer complications.
How Immunity Works
White blood cells, or leukocytes, are among the most important cells of the immune system involved in defending your body against both infectious disease and foreign materials. They are produced in the bone marrow. A low white blood cell count may indicate infection or disease, while a high count may indicate an autoimmune response.
Hypnosis enhances the patient’s visualizations of how the immune system works, strengthening the functions of the helper cells and the killer cells, increasing the functioning of the suppressor cells and b cells, and finally the macrophage cells.
Bad diet, too little sleep, too much sleep, an overdose of extreme exercise – yes you can have too much of a good thing – can all impair immune function. Hypnosis can help, but a healthy lifestyle is still very important.
Extreme and prolonged anger, anxiety and the stress of depression all weaken the immune system, just as healthy sleep, optimism and happiness can strengthen it.
This is amazing. It means that your immune system is an intelligent entity that can learn through experience.
Hypnosis and hypnotherapy work hand in hand to heal the mind and the body. Hypnotically visualizing the healing strengthened her immune system and actually speeded up the healing process. Hypnotherapy helps one to change the life-long pattern that was the underlying issues that which may have been the cause, hopefully preventing a future reoccurrence of such illness.
It’s all in the state of your mind. Shift your mind – Heal your body.
I would highly recommend listening to my Boost Your Immune System audio recording specifically for helping you stay healthy.