People often associate hypnotism with mind control, similar to those being performed by magicians on stage. But this does not actually reflect the reality of what hypnotherapy is. Hypnotherapy is a type of therapy for treating several illnesses including fibromyalgia. Does hypnotherapy for fibromyalgia work?
What is Hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is the process in which a trained hypnotherapist teaches a patient to stay in a state of deep relaxation. It refers to a state of more than just being relaxed, closer to an altered state of consciousness. In this state, patients may be more susceptible to suggestions. This gives them a much deeper access to their subconscious mind. During this state, hypnotherapists train people to control the physical responses of their body.