An Alternative Therapy for Parkinson’s
Hypnosis has been used as an alternative therapy to reduce the tremor, anxiety, depression, pain, stiffness, libido and increase the quality of sleep and life of patients with Parkinson’s. What is less known about this practice is its use in working through the psychosocial factors behind the onset, progression and exacerbation of Parkinson’s.
Research in Hypnosis for Parkinsons
Feasibility of Clinical Hypnosis for The Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Study revealed that after 3 weekly sessions and instruction in self-hypnosis, the subject had a 94% reduction in rest tremors following treatment as well as improvement in other symptoms. These findings suggest clinical hypnosis is potentially feasible and a beneficial treatment for some Parkinson’s symptoms.
Parkinson’s disease tremor is diminished with relaxation guided imagery showed that relaxation guided imagery dramatically decreased tremors in patients with Parkinson.
Hypnotherapy, An Alternative for Healing the Deeper Cause of Parkinson’s
Apart from relieving symptoms of Parkinson’s(PD), hypnotherapy can be used to heal the deeper cause of the onset and recurrence of PD, what in integrative and functional medicine is referred to as the psychosocial factors. MINDbasedHealing’s mission is to provide education to the public on the psychosocial factors of disease and disorders and provide advanced training to hypnotherapists and psychotherapists to address those factors and provide lasting relief.