I will occasionally publish links here to articles in the media relating to issues that I can potentially help with. These links open in an external browser tab. The views reflected in the articles are not necessarily my own and are simply intended to give people a wider, unbiased view of various issues.
A supermarket worker has lost more than four stone after using hypnotherapy to conquer a birthday cake addiction, reports yahoo.com. Adam Williams, 29, swelled to 15 stone after purchasing a number of giant birthday cakes intended to feed 40 people; their prices were knocked down due to sell-by date issues.
We are a nation of insomniacs. One in four people is dissatisfied with their sleep and one in 10 suffers from a sleep disorder. Yet despite decades of research we still do not understand why we sleep, and many insomniacs go unrecognised and untreated.
Hypnotherapy has struggled for scientific acceptance ever since Franz Mesmer claimed in the 18th century that he could cure all manner of ills with what he termed "animal magnetism". "The whole field is plagued by people who don't feel research is necessary," says Peter Whorwell of the University of Manchester in the UK.
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