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Opiate Dependency and Chronic Pain in the Lower-back

100 million Americans have chronic pain. Although the U.S. makes up 5% of the world’s population, it uses 80% of the world’s opiates. Lower back pain is the most common type of chronic pain and LBP is the most-common reason … Continue reading

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Opioid Dependency, Habit Disorders and Self-hypnosis for Those in Recovery

Hypnosis is sometimes called “an empty syringe,” and a properly-trained therapist can sometimes potentiate psychotherapy for opioid dependency and habit disorders via the supplemental use of self-hypnosis training. In other words, the contents of the syringe are given enhanced potency. Oyster … Continue reading

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Clinical Hypnosis as an Empty Syringe

Knowing of my interest and training in clinical hypnosis, a friend recently asked, “Can you hypnotize and make me stop eating?” My (mildly obese) friend posed the question in a somewhat mocking and derisive manner. I smiled, and we soon … Continue reading

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